Careers at Hessert

Welcome.

Thank you for exploring our Employment Opportunities. I hope that you will also take a few moments to review our project gallery. These projects are indicative of the quality and diversity of the work that we perform.

If you can commit to the philosophy of our Mission Statement, and if interesting projects excite you, then we welcome your further inquiries.

Thank you, once again, for your interest.

Very Truly Yours,
William J. Hessert

Hessert pursues operations throughout the Delaware Valley, including Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

We recognize that the timing of a change in employment is an important factor for most candidates. We understand that a Project Manager or Superintendent may want to complete existing projects prior to making a career change. We encourage and support these professional ethics.

We invite you to contact us and explore opportunities at Hessert for the near term but also to discuss future career opportunities with us. Let us know more about you and your availability. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits. Please review the job descriptions below for more detail.


Construction Superintendent – Job Description

Job Summary: The Superintendent will exercise direct supervision over the project from start to finish, providing direction, leadership and guidance to assistants, craftsmen and subcontractors, assisting them in the planning, coordination and execution of their work in order to complete the project in a timely and economical manner with high standards of workmanship. Reports to Project Manager(s).

Core Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and supervise all construction activities
  • Direct all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications
  • Maintain construction schedule, identify and solve problems
  • Order materials and schedule inspection as necessary throughout the process
  • Understand the project plans and specifications
  • Maintain positive relationship with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees
  • Prepare, schedule and supervise completion of a final punch list
  • Promote job site safety, encourage safe work practices and rectify job site hazards immediately
  • Ensure all company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy
  • Maintain an organized job site, including the construction office

Core Competencies

  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Project Operations
  • Leadership
  • Working Relationships

Send resume, project list and salary history via e-mail to employment@hessert.com (reference PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT POSITION in the subject line).

Construction Project Manager – Job Description

Job Summary: The Project Manager will exercise direct supervision over the project from start to finish, providing direction, leadership and guidance to assistants, the site superintendent, and subcontractors, assisting them in the planning, coordination and execution of their work in order to complete the project in a timely and economical manner with high standards of workmanship. Reports to President.

Core Responsibilities

  • Perform key role in project planning, budgeting and identification of resources needed
  • Create teams, develop objectives/goals of each and assign individual responsibilities
  • Project accounting functions including: managing budget, tracking team expenses, and minimizing exposure and risk in project
  • Ensure activities move according to predetermined schedule
  • Communicate effectively with contractors
  • Coordinate efforts of all parties involved including owner, architect, consultant, contractor/sub-constrator, and laborers
  • Monitor progress of activities on a regular basis
  • Periodic inspection of construction site(s)
  • Ensure project documents are complete
  • Serve as a key link with owner and review the deliverable

Core Competencies

  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Project Operations
  • Leadership
  • Working Relationships

Send resume, project list and salary history via e-mail to employment@hessert.com (reference PROJECT MANAGEMENT POSITION in the subject line).

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