Career Opportunities

To revolutionize the construction industry, we need amazing talent. At Centric we have high expectations for our associates and we make sure the compensation and benefit plans reflect our appreciation for their hard work. Our robust medical, vision and dental plans, 401(k) retirement options, and company paid short/long-term disability and life insurance are standard. BUT when you work for us you’ll experience all the other incredible culture traits that make Centric a great place to work.

Sound like a team you want to join? Great! Check out our current openings below.

For more information or to apply, please submit your resume and application to
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superintendent

location: Kansas City, MO

position title:  superintendent

flsa status:  exempt, salaried

reports to:  operations director

position objective

The superintendent is responsible for executing the work in the field to maintain schedule, quality and budget. This position will supervise field logistics, manage the daily work of the Centric field team, and ensure the successful completion of all subcontractor work.  This position partners very closely with the Project Manager to ensure work site issues are quickly resolved, work is monitored for quality, field members operate within required safety guidelines and project deadlines are met.

essential job functions

field management

  • review job specifications and blueprints to determine construction requirements and communicate this information to all relevant parties assigned to the job site
  • understand material and equipment needs for a project and coordinate their delivery at each phase of the project (either through direct contracting with a rental agency or through subcontractors)
  • communicate the project schedule to the selected subcontractors to ensure they understand deadlines and when they should be onsite
  • conduct regular quality inspections of trade work, determine that installations are per job specifications, and partner with subcontractors to make corrections when necessary
  • consistently monitor subcontractor performance and provide feedback to the Project Manager regarding their ability to execute high-quality, timely work product
  • read change orders and ensure they are worked into the execution of the project
  • proactively monitor projects for areas that are failing to meet expectations and identify methods to resolve issues and get projects back in line with financial, operational and scheduling requirements
  • resolve/diffuse worksite issues quickly and effectively in order to keep production on track
  • make recommendations and offer solutions that improve production effectiveness and safety
  • partner with safety manager to monitor compliance with safety training requirements for the job site, participate in safety inspections, and ensure all safety guidelines are being followed on the job site
  • produce and retain field reports and documentation (i.e. project schedule and cost reports, delay reports, work logs)
  • supervise completion of punch lists, close out all job site file notes and documentation, and demobilize the job site at the completion of the project

supporting functions

  • facilitate weekly jobsite meetings
  • participate in client meetings to report project progress and resolve outstanding production issues

how we do business

focus accountability

  • we don’t make excuses and we don’t shift the blame
  • we take ownership for our work from beginning to end to ensure outstanding results
  • we hold each other accountable so we can grow professionally and keep the client satisfied

leverage technology

  • we use technology to become more knowledgeable and capable of delivering exceptional results
  • we embrace innovation and use it to maximize the client experience
  • we identify ways to use technology to do things bigger, better and faster than we’ve done before

foster collaboration

  • we avoid gossip and do our best to build up team members
  • we share information, break down departmental silos and use effective communication
  • we coach each other in ways that build confidence, skills and knowledge so we can all succeed

basic qualifications

  • minimum (10) years experience in a commercial construction setting as a superintendent
  • bachelor’s degree in construction management/construction science, or extensive work experience in a senior level superintendent role
  • intermediate knowledge of project management and scheduling software
  • proficient in the Microsoft Office product
  • must be proficient in reading and understanding plans, specifications, drawings and project schedules
  • OHSA-10, OSHA-30 and First-Aid/CPR certifications, preferred. OSHA-10 is required within 30 days of employment
  • valid driver’s license is required

knowledge, skills and abilities

  • demonstrates innovative problem solving and a strong analytical skill that can be applied in resolving complex job site situations
  • strong ability to prioritize and develop work schedules that incorporate multiple trade groups
  • maintains composure, professionalism and objectivity in difficult situations and effectively resolves conflicts without escalating tension
  • demonstrates confidence in spotting construction productivity issues and taking action to resolve them before the project is negatively impacted
  • excellent communication skills, both in writing and face-to-face
  • strong ability to build relationships, influence others into action, and work exceptionally well under pressure
  • demonstrates a strong knowledge of materials and resource allocation, construction tools, and execution according to plan specifications
  • embraces technology and is able to use it in ways that support project success and client satisfaction

project manager

location: Kansas City, MO

position title:  project manager

flsa status:  exempt, salaried

reports to:  operations director

position objective

The project manager is a key operational position for the organization and serves as the single point of contact for all internal and external parties during the construction phase of the project.  This position is responsible for both project and field management aspects of the job and ensures projects are completed on time, within budget and according to client expectations.  The project manager may be asked to provide oversight to multiple construction projects, but will also shift to leading a single project when necessary.

essential job functions

team management

  • Provide operational and financial oversight to associate project managers and/or superintendents running separate projects
  • Provide coaching and direction to improve individual and project performance

project and field management

  • control time, cost and quality of a construction project through careful schedule management, coordination of subcontractor work, and quality oversight
  • work with the senior project manager and key decision maker in the field to identify worksite assignments, ensure the project is appropriately resourced, materials are available, and daily field operations are on track
  • supervise the work quality, timeliness and overall performance of subcontractors, vendors and suppliers and initiate corrective action if any of these aspects jeopardize the success of the project
  • proactively identify project areas that are failing to meet expectations and identify methods to resolve issues to get projects back in line with financial, operational and scheduling requirements
  • partner with the Centric field and safety manager to maintain a safe work site environment that is in compliance with local, state and federal safety regulations
  • build effective working relationships with architects, subcontractors, vendors and suppliers in order to complete projects on time and ensure Centric is seen as a professional in our industry
  • assist lead project manager with project communication by facilitating internal and external meetings, keeping work schedules updated and completing weekly status reports
  • ensure clients receive frequent communications regarding the status of the project and are made aware of viable options to problem-solve challenges

supporting functions

  • provide coaching and direction to associate project managers working under their direction on assigned projects

how we do business

focus accountability

  • we don’t make excuses and we don’t shift the blame
  • we take ownership for our work from beginning to end to ensure outstanding results
  • we hold each other accountable so we can grow professionally and keep the client satisfied

leverage technology

  • we use technology to become more knowledgeable and capable of delivering exceptional results
  • we embrace innovation and use it to maximize the client experience
  • we identify ways to use technology to do things bigger, better and faster than we’ve done before

foster collaboration

  • we avoid gossip and do our best to build up team members
  • we share information, break down departmental silos and use effective communication
  • we coach each other in ways that build confidence, skills and knowledge so we can all succeed

basic qualifications

  • minimum (4) years of experience in a commercial construction setting performing both project management and direct field supervision
  • bachelor’s degree in construction management, project management, or an equivalent combination of closely related education and construction experience
  • basic knowledge of project management and scheduling software
  • valid driver’s license is required
  • OHSA-10 and First-Aid/CPR certifications are required within 30 days of hire
  • previous experience in the supervision of suppliers and subcontractors on a job site

knowledge, skills and abilities

  • demonstrates innovative problem solving that considers all facts and points of view on the issue to be resolved
  • strong ability to prioritize and develop work schedules that incorporate multiple people and factors
  • maintains composure and professionalism in difficult situations and effectively resolves conflicts
  • excellent communication skills, both in writing and face-to-face
  • strong ability to build relationships and influence others into action
  • able to move ideas from brainstorm to strategy to implementation
  • embraces technology and is able to use it in ways that support project success and client satisfaction

associate jaxman (carpenter)

location: Kansas City, MO

position title:  associate jaxman

flsa status:  non-exempt, hourly

reports to:  field and safety manager

position objective

The associate jaxman position performs various field labor tasks during the construction phase of the project.

essential job functions

field labor

  • perform basic labor and/or carpentry tasks at a job site or in regards to a special project assignment
  • maintain a construction site that is well-organized and clear of debris
  • load and unload construction materials to assist in job site progress
  • utilize light industrial equipment to complete larger labor tasks as directed by the onsite SuperManager or other member of field management
  • drive to local hardware stores to obtain materials or equipment necessary for the completion of job site tasks (as directed by onsite field management)
  • utilize knowledge of all local, state and federal safety regulations to ensure labor tasks are completed in a safe manner

basic qualifications

  • high school diploma or GED required
  • valid driver’s license is required
  • OHSA-10 certification required within 30 days of employment
  • previous work experience in a construction-related field, preferred

knowledge, skills and abilities

  • demonstrates an ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • strong initiative and is able to accomplish tasks with minimal manager supervision
  • maintains composure and professionalism in difficult situations and effectively resolves conflicts
  • demonstrates innovative problem solving and is able to consider all facts of the matter to be resolved
  • embraces technology and is able to use it in ways that improve the experience of Centric associates
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