WALSH Construction Co. - Project Manager

As employees of WALSH Construction Co., we are builders. We are made up of a diverse group of individuals who are committed to building in the communities in which we live and work.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Project Manager for our Portland, Oregon office.  Our ideal candidate will have a proven record of accomplishment in all phases of project management including estimating, documentation, owner/architect relations, cost monitoring, problem solving, and project wrap up. 


You will be responsible for:

  • Client & Architect Management - Managing client and architect relations.

  • Project Preconstruction - Leading preconstruction services ensuring accurate project estimates and bids are provided.

  • Contract Management & Administration, Risk Administration - Managing the risk of each project by ensuring compliance with the prime contract, subcontracts and supply agreements. Verifying owner’s ability to pay and monitors subcontractors' financial capacity.

  • Financial Management - Managing all financial aspects of the project including establishing and monitoring the budget and ensuring positive cash flow on the project.

  • Project Performance - Overall project performance including: budget, quality, schedule, safety, team management, closeout & warranty.

  • People Development/Team Relations - Serving as the team leader for projects, effectively utilizing various skills sets and providing coaching and feedback to team members.


You are qualified if:

  • You have a four-year degree in construction management, engineering, building sciences or equivalent experience.

  • You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the construction industry (required) and previous experience as a superintendent (preferred).

  • You have 5+ years of project management experience on multi-family housing and commercial construction projects, a background in the construction trades, and a solid technical knowledge of wood frame and concrete structures.

  • You possess a thorough working knowledge of wood frame and commercial construction as related to all disciplines and phases of construction.  

  • You have the ability to manage a wide range of small and large construction projects.

  • You have a proven record of accomplishment in all phases of construction project management, including estimating, documentation, owner/architect relations, cost monitoring, problem solving and project wrap-up.

  • You are efficient, organized, capable of effective multi-tasking and a positive-minded team player.  

  • You possess business management acumen and strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as strong communication and client service skills.

  • Working knowledge of computer programs including: Excel, Word, Outlook, MS Project, & project management systems such as Viewpoint. 


Walsh Construction Co. values our diverse communities and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. WALSH recruits, hires, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identification, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veterans' status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other legally protected status unrelated to a particular job’s requirements or an individual’s performance and qualifications.

To apply, please contact Sarah Eubanks - Talent Acquisition & Development Specialist at seubanks@walshconstruction.com

Metro - Electrician - Oregon Convention Center

Position Title: Electrician - Oregon Convention Center

Company Name: Metro

Position Location: 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232 USA

Company Website: http://www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs

Position Description: The Oregon Convention Center is hiring two electricians to fill open positions from recent retirements. This is a full ¬time position with a full benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation, sick pay, shift differential, PERS, medical, dental and vision. Represented by IUOE Local 701.

Entry rate: $36.44/hour, full rate (after 6 months): $38.15/hour.

As a conference and event venue leader, the Convention Center hosts people and events from around the world at our world-class venue. Our number one role is to provide a memorable experience for our shows and guests. We're looking for employees who enjoy working in a fast paced and friendly environment with great opportunities for advancement with Metro. 

How can you contribute to the success of our operations? The electrician at the Convention Center installs temporary electrical services for building events and performs electrical installations, repairs, and preventative maintenance on all electrical systems and associated equipment.

The person in this position must be able to work a flexible schedule based on event and building requirements; scheduled shifts may include day shift, swing shift, weekends and holidays. For these positions the current base schedule is Sunday - Thursday and Tuesday - Saturday but is subject to change. Supervision is received from the OCC Operations Manager/Lead Electrician.

The Oregon Convention Center, a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention facility in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 12 million visitors since its opening 1990. An average of $450 million is generated annually in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility.

At the Oregon Convention Center, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED; electrical trade school preferred. A current Oregon State Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician's license or higher is required at time of employment. Experience performing the duties of an Electrician in a large public assembly facility or similar venue, and while working with the public present; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a CPR certificate. A valid state driver's license is required. Must be available to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.

Salary Range: $36.44 - $38.15 hourly

Benefits: Full benefits package

How to Apply: To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Contact Name: Karen Painter

Contact Phone: (503) 797-1719

Additional Info: Deadline to apply: December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 PM, PST

Area II Plumbers JATC - Apprenticeship - Plumber Non-Union

Position Title: Apprenticeship - Plumber Non-Union

Company Name: Area II Plumbers JATC

Position Location: Marion County, Polk County, Benton County, Linn County, Wasco County, Lincoln County, Multonoma County, South Yamhill County, 2475 Lancaster Drive NE, B-9, Salem, OR 97305 United States

Company Website: http://area2app.com/

This program is registered with the Oregon State Apprenticeship Training Council and is recognized by the Bureau of Labor and Industries.

Applications will be accepted for the following trade:
PLUMBER – Non Union

General Duties of a Plumber: Assemble, install, alter and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems.

Position Requirements: 

  1. Minimum Qualifications:
    Eighteen (18) years of age.

  2. High school graduate or General Education Development Certificate of Equivalency.

  3. One year of high school Algebra or Integrated Math 2 with an average yearly grade of “C” or better. A college Algebra course that meets or exceeds high school Algebra, with a grade of “C” or better may be substituted for high school Algebra. A college math placement test indicating placement in Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school Algebra.

Salary Range: 45%-80% of average Journeyman wage per yearly wage survey

How to apply: Navigate to: http://area2app.com/notification-list/ complete form to receive an application during Open Enrollment, or to get on the list for the next Open Enrollment if after December 31st, 2018.

Contact Name: Ann Korrell

Contact Email: officeadmin@area2app.com

Contact Phone: (503) 991-5203

Applicants who do not qualify for direct entry will be placed in the RANKED POOL, in descending order, based upon the number of points scored. Applicants can earn points for education related to the occupation, and also for work experience. 

  • To receive points for classes Applicants must provide course certificates or school transcripts.

  • To receive points for work history Applicants must provide documentation of work hours: W-2, letter from employers on company letterhead stating the type of work performed and number of hours worked per year, pay stubs, DD-214, or work history print-out from the State of Employment Division. 

All documentation must be received by the closing date on the opening announcement.

Applicant Point System


Rating Factor Possible Points
1. Diploma/GED 
a. GED 1 ~ or
b. High School Diploma 2 ~ or
c. High School Diploma with 2.0 or higher GPA 3
2. Trade School Diploma (at least a 9 mo. Program) 5
3. College Credit .45 per credit
4. Related Courses
a. Algebra I 3
b. Algebra II 3
c. Geometry 3 per year
d. Blueprint Reading 3 per year 
e. Industrial Arts 3 per year
f. Drafting 3 per year
g. Graphic Design / Art 3 per year
5. Current First Aid Certification 1


Rating Factor Possible Points
1. General Construction (Civilian) 4
2. General Construction (Military or Voluntary) 4
3. Plumber Construction (Civilian) 5
4. Plumber Construction (Military or Voluntary) 5

City of Tacoma - Building Inspector

Position Title: Building Inspector

Company Name: City of Tacoma,

Position Location: City of Tacoma, Tacoma WA., 747 Market Street, Tacoma, WA. 98402 U.S.

Company Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tacoma.

Position Description: We are seeking candidates with exceptional customer service skills who have a proven success record in the performance of field inspections related to development, including: single family, multi-family, commercial buildings and other structures, to ensure compliance with Tacoma Municipal Code, State building code and other applicable codes and regulations. 

Other Inspector duties include: investigating and resolving code compliance complaints related to buildings and structures; explaining and interpreting building code restrictions and requirements; examining pre-permit plans; assisting customers in the field with the use of the City's permit tracking system; documenting and adding field inspections, and preparing reports related to inspection activities.

Position Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or equivalent and one of the following:

  • One year of experience as a Building Inspector using the International Code Council (ICC) building codes 
  • Certification by the ICC as a Building Inspector or Plan Reviewer 
  • Three years of journey-level experience in the building construction trades or in building code or code enforcement for a municipality
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have multiple ICC certifications.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Position requires passing a physical assessment, pre-employment medical exam, and drug and alcohol screening. 
  • Position requires climbing and crawling. 
  • Work includes indoor and outdoor environment; subject to traveling from site to site and adverse weather conditions. 
  • Incumbents may be exposed to potentially hazardous material and heights and subject to moving around in and through construction sites at various stages of completion.


  • Accepted safety standards related to building construction. 
  • Methods, equipment and materials used in building construction, alteration and repair. 
  • Federal, State and local building, zoning, housing, plumbing codes and related ordinances and regulations. 
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty. 
  • Health and safety regulations. 
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. 
  • Oral and written communications skills. 
  • Record-keeping techniques. 
  • Detect substandard maintenance, repair construction materials or methods, unsanitary or fire-hazard conditions. 
  • Read and interpret plans and drawings. 
  • Read interpret and explain codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. 
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. 
  • Maintain records and prepare reports. 
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. 
  • Effectively utilize appropriate technology (i.e. computers, cameras, two-way radios). 
  • Work independently with little direction.

Salary Range: 32.48-39.48 Hourly


How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tacoma.

Contact Name: Audrey Hornbuckle

Contact Phone: (253) 591-5427