Careers

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

JOIN THE CAPE ASSOCIATES FAMILY OF PROFESSIONALS

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At Cape Associates, our mission is building life-long relationships with our customers and with our employees, based upon an uncompromising commitment to quality and integrity.

Cape Associates, Inc. offers a full benefits package to its employees. This package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance and worker’s compensation insurance. Cape Associates has a profit sharing and 401k plan. There are seven paid holidays as well as five paid days off. We offer mileage reimbursement and have a bonus incentive program. We are proud to provide steady, year-round employment, 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year. There has never been a better, more exciting time to join our growing team!

Call 508-255-1770 to talk with Human Resources or e-mail rkirkmanenck@capeassociates.com with your resumé or questions. 

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CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

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Carpenters: Journeymen

Carpenters: Journeymen

Journeyman Carpenter
Journeymen should have several years of carpentry experience, should own a complete set of hand and power tools and own a truck or van with a rack (for transportation of tools and materials). They should be capable of layout, cutting rafters and stair stringers, sidewalling, and roofing. Journeymen should be working towards obtaining their Construction Supervisor’s License, if they don’t already have it. They should be able to read and interpret building plans.

For all positions, must have vehicle and be able to lift 80 pounds.

Residential Construction Estimator

Residential Construction Estimator

Cape Associates, Cape Cod’s leading custom builder, is hiring a residential construction estimator to join their talented team. Estimator will be responsible for evaluating project scope, creating bid packages for vendors and subcontractors, and analyzing plans and specifications to create timely bids and proposals to customers. Candidates will be expected to have exceptional communication skills for client and internal interactions as well as extensive customer service experience. Position is full-time and located out of our Eastham office. Exceptional, full benefits package.

Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

We are looking for an experienced staff accountant to assist general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.

A staff accountant performs financial functions related to the collection, accuracy, recording, analysis, and presentation of our business organization. Responsibilities include complete accounts receivable, maintaining accurate reporting records, back up for accounts payable, payroll processing and assist in month/year end closing and financial reporting.

A successful staff accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Receivable experience
  • Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.
  • Prepares entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Assist in preparing monthly profit and loss statements, balance sheet and other reports.
  • Payroll processing experience and ability to compile and record employee time and payroll data. Including computing, post wages, deductions, make tax and garnishment payment
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.

Kitchen & Bath Designer/Draftsperson

Kitchen & Bath Designer/Drafsperson

We are looking for a self-motivated and detail-oriented Designer/Draftsperson to complete our in in-house drafting and design team. We handle a wide variety of residential projects in collaboration with the region’s top Architects while also independently offering our clients design services for smaller to medium size projects. 

Top candidates will be proficient with 2D CAD and 3D modeling in SketchUp and accompanying post production graphic skills in Adobe Suite. Candidates will have 2-4 years’ experience in design/drafting. Due to the self-driven nature of the role, it is imperative that candidates possess strong organizational and communication skills in addition to precision architectural drawing production ability; candidate will be working independently on a design/drafting team reporting to a senior staff member.   

Cape Associates offers a unique and exciting environment with almost 100 full-time craftspeople and wood working shop. Our design staff will gain valuable knowledge of the construction process while being free to test their own creative problem-solving skills. Site visits and varied projects will be the norm and there will be ample opportunity for growth and development. Position is full-time and out of our Eastham location.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Flexible and adaptable to a high-pace work environment
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to trouble-shoot quickly and effectively
  • Ability to maintain professional conduct under pressure
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Construction fundamentals
  • Ability to prioritize when given multiple tasks
  • Must be open to continued training (multiple office locations)
  • Resourceful, creative, and intuitive
  • Knowledge and fluent use of the following software programs: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project; Adobe Reader (including editing PDF documents) and willing to learn the construction accounting software and client database software (training provided).

Carpenter: Foreman

Carpenter: Foreman

Foreman Carpenter
Foremen should have at least seven to ten years’ carpentry experience, should own a complete set of hand and power tools, own a truck or van with a rack (for transportation of tools and materials) and should have a Construction Supervisor’s License. Foremen should have the leadership skills to run a crew; building everything from a small addition to a complete house. Foremen should be willing and able to train their crew of journeymen and apprentice carpenters with the techniques to make them better craftsmen. They should be well organized and able to communicate easily and effectively with owners, office staff, subcontractors, and designers. The foreman organizes the work and coordinates the various aspects of construction. He should be able to meet quality standards, cost requirements, and project time schedules.

Construction Superintendent
The Construction Supervisor (CS) is a hands-on manager of various projects working closely and directly reporting back to the Project Manager (PM). The CS helps coordinate and develop all staff on the site, CA employees, subcontractors and vendors.  The CS will inspect the daily project progress and arranging for necessary materials and equipment to get the job done most efficiently with budgets and deadlines in mind.  This progress is reported back to the PM, through a combination of office & site meetings, emails, and reports.  CS make sure specifications and plans of the architect or owner are being met in conjunction with the stipulated contract, schedule and budget and ensuring adherence to state and local codes.  They are likely to be involved in selecting specific material vendors and subcontractors and ensuring that these individuals are working well together.  Need to be able to spearhead potential issues and troubleshoot problems that arise on the job. Responsible for making sure the jobsite is left secured and broom clean every day and that all equipment is working properly.  Must maintain safe work practices and follow state and local guidelines concerning building projects.  They may hold regular meetings with workers to review worksite safety and arranging for necessary equipment. 

Core skills/Requirements:
CSL
OSHA 30
Strong oral and Written Communication
Ability to work Remotely with (ipad/laptop/iphone)
Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Project Scheduling
Adobe PDF modifications/printing
Dropbox (project photo updates)
Establish the best communication method to keep PM up to date with daily progress
Document Daily Jobsite Reports for larger jobs ($300K +)
Project startup/mobilization and site logistics
Complete and total oversight of daily job site progress and subcontractors
Budget and Schedule Control and Communication
Schedule Town Inspections
Employee Reviews
Assist the project manager with Change Order Estimates
Manage and Organize on Site Documents (current plans, changes, spec sheets, material schedules, jobsite schedules, budgets)
Project Closeout/Homeowner Manuals/Client Turnover

Must have vehicle and be able to lift 80 pounds.

Master Electrician

Master Electrician

We are searching for a dependable, detail-oriented Master Electrician to join our company. The Master Electrician's responsibilities include using several tools to install and service electrical systems, observing company safety guidelines, documenting each project and updating client records, providing material cost and time estimates, and training apprentices. You should also be able to easily diagnose electrical faults and provide excellent customer service.

To be successful as a Master Electrician, you should be able to read blueprints, use diagnostic tools, and make decisions under pressure. Outstanding Master Electricians have sound knowledge of their craft and the ability to transfer this knowledge and skill to apprentices.

Master Electrician Responsibilities:

  • Installing, repairing, and servicing electrical systems.
  • Sourcing or fabricating replacement electrical components.
  • Interpreting blueprints and drawing rough sketches when required.
  • Guiding and overseeing other apprentices or journeyman electricians.
  • Drawing up preventative maintenance measures and explaining these to clients and other electricians.
  • Obtaining required permits, equipment, tools, and materials for projects.
  • Testing and troubleshooting systems.
  • Helps during emergencies and off hour calls.
  • Updating project records and preparing relevant documents and reports for clients/foremen/supervisor.
  • Communicating with clients, vendors, and other workers on the job sight.
  • Experience with generators and emergency power is preferred.

Master Electrician Requirements:

  • High school diploma or similar.
  • Relevant license or certification.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience as an Electrician.
  • Superb customer service skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and telephonic communication.
  • Experience with power tools and other equipment used in construction.
  • Physical strength and stamina.
  • Firm grasp of health and safety codes.

Project Manager

Project Manager

If you are an experienced Project Manager, Estimator, Project Superintendent, Project Engineer, or Project Executive, this role is for you! At Cape Associates our mission is to build life-long relationships with our customers and with our employees, based upon an uncompromising commitment to quality and integrity. Project managers have total, single-source responsibility for project team success from inception to completion. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the building industry with strong motivation and a passion for details.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Nurture and develop relationships with clients, architects and engineers as well continually expand and develop your professional network
  • Raise awareness of the Cape Associates brand through professional interactions
  • Complete in-house estimating takeoffs
  • Develop subcontractor and vendor bid packages, permitting, project start up and mobilization
  • Organize project start up documents for the job site; plans, schedules, in-house bid guides for the Construction Supervisor or Foremen
  • Set up and prepare progress invoicing, change orders and schedules for clients
  • Track subcontractor progress billings against awarded contracts
  • Conduct onsite/offsite client meetings
  • Direct product selections (plumbing fixtures, tile, light fixtures, paint, appliances, etc.)
  • Prepare cost reports for tracking the financial outlook of projects.
  • Deliver the highest quality product achievable while maintaining strict adherence to budget parameters set forth by the client
  • Assist company leadership with project field staffing projections, oversight and development
  • Project closeout, punch lists, owner’s manuals, owner’s education and subcontractor introduction of systems and maintenance

Requirements include:

  • 4 year college degree preferred, however will consider significant experience
  • Previous experience executing complex, residential and commercial construction projects
  • Previous experience estimating and selling complex residential projects
  • Strong knowledge of relevant building codes and scope of work
  • Preference given to candidates with business development experience, Construction Supervisor’s License (CSL)
  • Must be driven and growth oriented with a passion for building projects
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Must be computer and technology savvy
  • Knowledge and fluent use of the following software programs: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project; Adobe Reader (including editing PDF documents) and willing to learn our construction accounting software and client database software.
  • Travel to assigned job sites and ability to work overtime as necessary
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager

Assist multiple Project Managers (PM) with a wide range of construction projects and office administrative tasks. An assistant project manager at Cape Associates, Inc. works with the Project Manager’s to oversee the daily management, coordination, supervision and successful completion of construction projects. The ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands is crucial.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Flexible and adaptable to a high-pace work environment
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to trouble-shoot quickly and effectively
  • Ability to maintain professional conduct under pressure
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Knowledge of office electronics – printers, copier, fax, scanner, etc.
  • Knowledge of Construction fundamentals
  • Ability to prioritize when given multiple tasks
  • Desire to learn outside of current skill set
  • Must be open to continued training (multiple office locations)
  • Resourceful, creative, and intuitive
  • Must have excellent typing skills
  • Knowledge and fluent use of the following software programs: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project; Adobe Reader (including editing PDF documents) and willing to learn the construction accounting software and client database software (training provided).
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