Hoffman Construction
  • 22-Aug-2018 to 21-Feb-2019 (PST)
  • Virginia Project Management
  • Manassas, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Founded in 1922, Hoffman Construction Company is a trusted partner on some of the nation's most technically-sophisticated and complex projects, including university research facilities, academic buildings, biotech, advanced technology science labs, data centers, hospitals, mixed-use development and energy plants. We take pride in hiring the very best in the business and in helping each and every employee build a long and satisfying career. Consistently ranked in the top 50 of ENR's Top General Contractors, our reputation is built on delivering challenging projects for clients quickly, safely, and cost effectively. We thrive on challenges that call for innovative solutions and we believe the key to our success lies in the extra measure of creativity we bring to the art of building.

Application review will take into account without limitation the following criteria:  qualifications, education and experience specific to the job description/duties as well as prior experience with Hoffman Construction.  Applicant must be able to pass the Hoffman drug and alcohol test if hired.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


Estimate quantities of materials/estimate relative costs of mechanical components.

Work schedule must be flexible to allow extended periods of overtime or off-shift work to accommodate changing workloads and bid schedule.

Clear communication skills in speech, handwriting, and computer formatting required for responding to information requests.

Setup and maintenance of job cost reports (including budgets, commitments, forecast "yet to buys", contingency and spends).

Track costs by bid package, field order and specific category of change (defined by client).

Setup and maintain project indicators (including graphics as required ).

Setup and maintenance of project change, work authorization, and contract modification logs.

Contract administration including writing contract modifications.
Development and preparation of monthly status report (including narrative, executive cost reporting, project cost indicators and cash flow

Monthly reconciliation of project cost report with Hoffman and client's accounting systems.

Working knowledge and Interpretation of blueprint construction drawings, technical manuals and quantifying materials required for construction from documents.

Writing and publishing meeting minutes, summarizing quantities of materials in an orderly fashion.

Organization and filing of record documents.

Information storage and retrieval using computer.


Construction experience as cost engineer



·          Standing/Walking/Sitting: Work day is a combination of sitting, walking, and standing and is primarily comprised of sitting. Must be able to climb ladders & stairs and walk the construction site comprised of uneven surfaces.

·          Hands/Arms: Constant use of hands/fingers for mouse/keyboard/computer use is required.

·          Sight: Visual acuity in near, mid and far range vision. Color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, hand/eye coordination.

·          Hearing: Sufficient to hear conversational levels in person and over the telephone and radio; sufficient to hear alarms on equipment.

·          Speech: Sufficient to make oneself heard in person, speak in front of groups, and be understood over the telephone and radio.

·          Lift/Carry: Up to 50 pounds rarely.

·          Bending/Twisting: Minimal

·          Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling: Rarely




·          Constant mental alertness, accuracy, and attention to detail required.

·          Must be able to take direction and/or work independently, make decisions, and follow through on all assignments.

·          Must use creativity, independent judgment, and organizational and problem solving skills to determine best method to accomplish desired results.

·          Must be able to plan and organize work

·          Must possess strong mathematical skills, calculate proper dimensions of components, read/write/speak English, read blue prints, manuals, and communicate with coworkers.


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