Careers

Every AMS project starts with a team of dedicated employees. Many of our employees have been with AMS for more than 15 years. They take pride in what they do and value their role in helping our company grow. And we’re committed to them, providing the opportunities and training to keep them challenged and moving forward in their careers.

Become a part of our team.

We’re looking for individuals who are eager to develop their skills and apply them to create buildings where people learn, work and play. If you’d like to be a part of our team, please fill out our application online or email resume to careers@nullamericanmodular.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Open Positions

Drafter

Summary

Provides support to the design process through preparation of complete, accurate working plans, charts, and scale drawings for complex projects, integrating skilled architectural/engineering drafting methods and procedures through the use of computer-aided design (CAD) equipment and software.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create and prepare detailed electronic (CAD) working plans, charts, and/or scale drawings for complex projects from conceptual designs provided by the Designer.
  • Interpret, and adapt specific program design standards to create and prepare detailed electronic (CAD) working plans, charts, and/or scale drawings for complex projects to a variety of architectural conditions.
  • Ensure that all finished product is accurate, and complete. Utilize, and apply redline procedures per department protocol.
  • Drawings are produced, and delivered by expected deadlines.
  • Adheres to AMS drafting standards and practices.
  • Communicates as a team member with Senior Drafter, Designers, account managers, and limited communications with consultants as needed.
  • Utilizes, and prepares AMS labor, and expense reports daily, including adherence to protocol, productivity, and accuracy of job costing.
  • Actively communicates progress, and schedule implications to Senior Drafter daily.
  • Maintains files and documentation per department protocols.
  • Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies

Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

Remains open to other’s ideas and tries new things; Shares expertise with others; Gives and welcomes feedback; Applies feedback to improve performance; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Works with integrity and ethically.

Adheres to AMS Policies and Procedures; Upholds organizational values.

Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Measures self against standard of excellence; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Reacts well under pressure; Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Treats people with respect and consideration.

Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity; Completes tasks correctly and on time; Uses time efficiently; Aligns work with strategic goals; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Displays orientation to profitability.

Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.

Is consistently at work and on time; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Education& Experience

HS Diploma or equivalent;
Associates Degree in Drafting;

Two to three years’ work related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills – Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to understand and comply with complex instructions Ability to write professional correspondence. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations. Listens and gets clarification; Listens to others without interrupting.

Math and Computer Skills – Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide by 10’s and 100’s. Mathematic skills for problem solving Expert user of CAD and REVIT Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving few concrete variables in standardized situations. Exceptional organizational skills required. Ability to recognize and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment and diplomacy.

Physical Demands – While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear, use repetitive motion, type, use ten key, and keyboard. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment – The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Field Project Manager

Summary

Responsible to monitor activities at construction site. Works to ensure construction progresses as scheduled and contract specifications are adhered to. Inspects construction site daily and acts as a liaison to project management concerning bids, subcontracting, progress and delays:

  • Will maintain relations between the customer and the organization on all installation matters.
  • Will be responsible for schedules, and materials.
  • Will supervise the installation of equipment and components in assigned field.

Must be able to meet all minimum standards within the 90 day introductory period.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Establish appropriate project life cycle including concept, definition, planning, execution and closeout
  • Develop or review budget and manage/update project Assist in defining construction durations, milestone dates, liquidated damages, etc. with appropriate support from others on the Execution Team

Negotiate, set contract terms and manage change orders (when required)

  • Set up project controls and evaluation at the project site
  • Clear definition of what is required
  • Personal plan for how to do the required work
  • Skills and resources adequate to the task
  • Feedback on progress that comes directly from the work itself
  • A clear definition of their authority to take corrective action when there is a deviation from the plan
  • Attend all project-related meetings
  • Communicate with Customers, Inspectors, Architects, and onsite personnel
  • Participate in project-related meetings with DL to review progress of project and determine any needed corrective action.

Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports

  • Project Status Daily activities
  • Project deviations or issues as soon as they are known
  • Progress of project through all functional areas
  • Percent of completion report on all subcontractors, weekly
  • Field review of drawings for quality, constructability, and interface with all stairs, sidewalks, balconies, etc.
  • Report any errors, omissions or problems.
  • Coordinate regulator agency reviews, as required by contract.
  • Oversee site subcontractors, AMS construction personnel and manages construction process.
  • Ensure that all contracts, submittals, change orders and other project-related documents are completed, signed and submitted on a timely basis.
  • Manage the addendum process.
  • Monitor construction process for consistency with the construction and master schedules, for compliance with established scope and budget, and to avoid initiation of claims against us by the customer.
  • Assure that site personnel are maintaining a clean site and safeguarding company assets including equipment and materials.
  • Maintain accurate project records and meeting notes – internal and external
  • Enforce AMS site safety program and make sure all subcontractors and personnel on site adhere to the safety program.
  • May assume some supervisory responsibilities of other AMS associates including giving direction, overseeing their work and participating in their employment development process.

Qualifications

  •  Technical knowledge of the construction work involved.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Must have experience in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Requires professional demeanor, and ability to speak effectively.

Education and/or Experience

  • 5+ years construction experience (Field experience required)
  • Engineering and/or Construction background
  • Experience managing multiple projects
  • Experience managing complicated projects
  • Documented success in meeting project objectives
  • Requires knowledge of Microsoft software. (Including Microsoft projects)
  • Ability to read blueprints, plans and specifications
  • Ability to read and understand Civil, Structural and Architectural plans

Language Skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to understand and comply with complex instructions.
  • Ability to write professional correspondence.
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations.
  • Listens and gets clarification; Listens to others without interrupting.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus

Reasoning Ability

Ability to comprehend complex issues and apply common, practical, business sense to every situation. Can distill complex issues into clear, concise instructions to direct reports. Exceptional organizational skills required. Ability to recognize and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment and diplomacy. Can apply reasoning from experience to anticipate and avoid problems.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The associate is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is often exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud. Other times associate will be working in an office setting.

Special Requirements

The associate will be required to spend overnights stays out of town. In excess of 35k miles on the road a year Must have reliable transportation Must be willing to work long hours in the School setting season (typically March through October and school holidays) to insure completion of projects.

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Engineering Project Manager

Summary

An EPM’s job requires a determined, motivated individual. Determined to complete projects in a timely and accurate matter in all situations. Motivated to put in the time and effort necessary to meet production objectives. An EPM will be required to handle multiple projects of varying levels of difficulty from standard to custom projects. The EPM position and skills set the tone for how successful each project will be. EPM responsibilities will be as follows:

Relationship

Maintain interpersonal relationships with customer and architect to ensure pleasant working conditions for existing and future projects.

Report to Director of Engineering

All Senior Project Managers interact with Architects, Project Engineers, and support functions

Specific Responsibilities and Functions

Must be able to foster and work within a team environment departmentally as well as interdepartmentally

Provide direction and guidance to Engineering team for standard piggyback projects as well as bid specification projects in all area’s (Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural and Plumbing).

Coordinate project and drawings with customer and architect as it relates to a sales order/bid, and site drawings. To include progress meetings prior to approvals, DSA appointments and site meetings during construction phase.

Maintain clear, accurate and detailed job files. Assist Architect of Record in submitting and obtaining DSA approvals

Coordinate interdepartmentally to ensure timely and accurate project completion. Purchasing – Ensure materials are identified and ordered in order to meet production schedule

Estimating – Coordinate pricing from estimating for proposed change orders

Production – Manage and review drawings. Ensure project is built per contract and contract documents.

Field – Provide technical support to field installation crews

Maintain internal project schedule.
Understand and utilize code.

Check plans for code and project specific requirements.

Other duties as required by Director of Engineering

Education and Experience

Associates degree/Trade VOC School in related field. Or 4 year Degree. Or equivalent experience

Minimum 1 year in supervisory position (3-5 people).

2 years developing production drawings from standard components

5 years in design and construction industry

Basic AutoCAD skills (Open, Edit, and Plot)

2 years Field construction experience a plus.

Language Skills

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, and memos.

Ability to understand and comply with complex instructions

Ability to write professional correspondence.

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations.

Listens and gets clarification; Listens to others without interrupting.

Math and Computer Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide by 10’s and 100’s.

Mathematic skills for problem solving.

Expert user of CAD and REVIT

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving few concrete variables in standardized situations. Exceptional organizational skills required. Ability to recognize and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment and diplomacy.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear, use repetitive motion, type, use ten key, and keyboard. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Apply