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1. Structural Steel Erection Estimator

Fought is currently recruiting for a motivated individual to join our Estimating & Project Management team. This is a great opportunity to join a local, well established construction company in the Portland Metro area.

We offer a dynamic benefits package which includes a generous Profit Sharing Trust Plan; 53rd Week Bonus Plan; 401k; paid time off, paid holidays, excellent medical/dental insurance, short and long term disability, group life insurance and flexible spending with a competitive salary, in a family oriented work environment and the strong potential for growth within the company.

We are open to hearing from applicants from diverse backgrounds of experience & education, but as a minimum, we are looking for individuals with the following qualifications:

qualifications & duties include

Preferred, But Not Required Education & Experience:

  • AAS degree in Civil Engineering Technology or Building Construction Technology or other industry-related college degree. Combinations of experience & education will also be considered.

  • 1-3 years of experience in commercial construction (ideally structural steel) in the role of an Estimator and/or Project Manager is preferred.

  • Experience w/ 3D modelling & design software such as Tekla BIMsight, is preferred, but not required.

  • Preparation of construction estimates, project RFP & specification review and writing of steel

    erection bid proposals through the use of Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, MS Project), Fabsuite, Tekla BIMsight, Bluebeam & other AEC industry standard software platforms.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interpret construction drawings, logistics plans, CPM schedules & construction budget information.

  • Participation in project planning & representation of the company in meetings with clients.

  • Close Coordination with Fought fabrication estimators and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Occasional travel to project sites to investigate construction problems & schedule issues.

  • Maintaining contact with clients & tracking potential project leads for future work.

    Please respond by submitting a resume, cover letter & salary requirements to be considered for this position. All applications will be reviewed with complete confidentiality.

Benefits

Our generous benefits package includes: 15% Profit Sharing Trust Plan; Guaranteed Bonus up to 4 Weeks Per Year; 401k; Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Excellent Healthcare Options, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

Fought & Company / REFA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

2. QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR/CWI

Fought is currently recruiting for a Certified Welding Inspector to join our team for a day or swing shift position at our facility.  We offer a dynamic benefits package which includes a generous Profit Sharing Trust Plan; 53rd Week Bonus Plan; 401k; paid time off, excellent medical/dental insurance and opportunity for growth.

qualifications & duties include

  • Current American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

  • Experience working with one or more of the following American Welding Society (AWS) codes: D1.1, D1.5, D1.8

  • Experience with dimensional inspection

  • Experience conducting and witnessing welding procedure qualification and welder qualifications

  • Past Experience/Certification as American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level II in one or more of the following disciplines:

  • Ultrasonic Testing/Shear Wave and Straight Beam

  • Magnetic Particle Testing/Yoke method

  • Dye Penetrant Testing (optional)

  • Radiographic Testing (optional)

  • Radiographic film interpretation (optional)

  • Ability to work independently to established procedures

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent blueprint reading skills

  • 1-5 years experience in Quality Control

  • The ability to pass a drug screen

  • Active participant in continuous improvement efforts that further the company values and efficiency of people and processes within the company

  • Knowledge of AISC requirements is preferred

  • Knowledge of RCSC specifications for High-Strength Bolts (ICC certification) is preferred

  • Knowledge of SSPC Good Painting Practices (SSPC C1 certification) is preferred

  • Knowledge of material specifications (ASTM) is preferred

  • Knowledge of welding specifications (AWS) is preferred

  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

  • Experience in a fabrication environment, preferably production shop or general contractor companies

  • Knowledge of software program FabSuite is preferred

physical demands

  • Physical demands of position will require the ability to maneuver in a shop or yard assembly environment. Extensive walking and standing, climbing on ladders, scaffolding, crouching, twisting, and stooping are often encountered. Must be able to assist with the manipulation of tooling and equipment.

  • The work environment can be physically demanding as well as in the proximity of moving equipment and cranes. Constant awareness of peripheral activity is necessary, with a mindfulness of not only personal safety, but the safety of people in the vicinity, and product and shop equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Benefits

Our generous benefits package includes: 15% Profit Sharing Trust Plan; Guaranteed Bonus up to 4 Weeks Per Year; 401k; Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Excellent Healthcare Options, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

Fought & Company / REFA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

3. preconstruction estimator

Fought & Company Inc. is seeking a steel fabrication estimator. This individual will be a key member of the Preconstruction Services Team and assist with estimating and business development. This individual will report to the Vice President of Preconstruction and will assist all team members with estimating functions, coordination and budgeting. This position is a growth position with an opportunity for advancement.

Key position responsibilities include:

  • Ability to perform structural steel fabrication estimating

  • Understanding of various estimating concepts and fabrication techniques

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to concentrate on fine details and accurately capture them on the takeoff

  • Digital and physical file management

  • Punctuality, organization and a professional demeanor

  • Quick thinker and innovator

  • Outstanding communication

  • Teamwork is essential

  • Software and computer / tech skills necessary

  • Procore, Bluebeam, Tekla, Excel, Outlook, Word and FabSuite experience a huge plus

  • Ability to multitask in a multirole environment

  • Maintain and establish client relations with vendors and GC’s

  • Work well with established team members

qualifications & duties include

  • Primary function: Estimating for structural steel fabrication.

  • Secondary function: Budgeting assistance.

  • Downloading bid requests and files at the direction of VP of Precon.

  • Managing Preconstruction Services files, both digital and hardcopy per dept. practices.

  • Archive and track estimate files with assistance from Preconstruction Coordinator.

  • Assist with document control if Preconstruction Coordinator is busy.

  • Liaise with Coordinator regarding bid calendar and schedules at the direction of the VP of Precon.

  • Perform the takeoff either by hand, or in Tekla / Bluebeam / FabSuite.

  • Print drawings, specs and documents as needed.

  • Ability to learn Tekla CM for Estimating.

  • Ability or experience with FabSuite or similar for estimating / budgeting.

  • Ability to learn Procore project management software for bidding.

  • Assist with departmental metric and tracking.

  • Preconstruction project budgeting.

  • Other duties as required depending upon workloads.

  • Participate in idea and opportunity generation.

Benefits

Our generous benefits package includes: 15% Profit Sharing Trust Plan; Guaranteed Bonus up to 4 Weeks Per Year; 401k; Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Excellent Healthcare Options, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

Fought & Company/REFA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

4. Senior Project Manager

The position of Senior Project Manager will provide the opportunity to work on some of the area’s largest construction projects. Position responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Purchasing, Preconstruction, Production, Erection, and Complex Coating departments to exceed customer expectations, meet project schedules, and maintain budget.

  • Generate and maintain project schedule, identifying key milestones and critical path.

  • Create and manage subcontracts to support project scope of work.

  • Delegate work to Project Engineers, Expeditors, Superintendents, and other project staff.

  • Reviews RFIs, ASIs, and revised structural/landscape/architectural drawings for scope of work impact. Pricing and issuing change order requests generated by design drawing and RFI contract modifications.

  • Generate and respond to RFIs regarding structural steel & miscellaneous steel details.

  • Manage decking, stair, coating, miscellaneous metals, detailing, and other subcontractors, shop drawing , quality, and engineering submitals.

qualifications & duties include

  • 2 years of work experience in the steel erection, steel fabrication, or related industries as a Project Engineer, Project Coordinator, or Project Manager.

  • 2 years of education beyond high school in Engineering, Construction Management, or Drafting (preferred but not required).

  • Capable of interpreting contract language, construction drawings, and understand basic engineering terminology.

  • Strong attention to details, ability to multi-task, highly organized, computer and tech savvy.

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team orientated office environment.

Benefits

Our generous benefits package includes: 15% Profit Sharing Trust Plan; Guaranteed Bonus up to 4 Weeks Per Year; 401k; Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Excellent Healthcare Options, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

Fought & Company/REFA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

5. detailer - Full time

This is a skill position for an individual with Tekla detailing experience with structural steel projects.  The detailer will work under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Preconstruction. The right candidate will also assist developing new estimates and support the estimating department when not detailing active projects.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Detail structural steel projects.

  • Assist VP of Preconstruction with coordination between modeling software and estimating software.

  • Assist in rolling out procedures for streamlining shop labor into software based estimating process.

  • Train estimators in Tekla usage.

  • Integrate new and existing procedures into streamlined guidelines for future implementation.

  • Be experienced using Bluebeam Revu or Extreme, or possess the capability to learn quickly.

  • Ability to read and understand structural steel drawings, shop drawings and architectural drawings.

  • Experience, or ability to learn FabSuite.

  • Critical thinking, reasoning and professional communication is required.

  • 2 years of education beyond High School in Engineering, Structural or Architectural Drafting or Technology.

  • Positive attitude and a person who enjoys challenges and troubleshooting.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Strong attention to details, ability to multi-task, highly organized, computer and tech savvy.

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team orientated office environment.

Benefits

Our generous benefits package includes: 15% Profit Sharing Trust Plan; Guaranteed Bonus up to 4 Weeks Per Year; 401k; Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Excellent Healthcare Options, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

Fought & Company/REFA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

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