Currently recruiting for the following positions:

SUPERINTENDENT

CONSTRUCTION INTERN

We are always looking for the best and the brightest to join our team at Driftwood! Do you have a professional background in commercial construction? Do you have a great attitude and are willing to go above and beyond? We’d love to hear from you!


Superintendent

To be considered for this role, applicants must have at least five (5) years of experience as a commercial construction superintendent, and at least one (1) year of experience as a superintendent in an active hospital or healthcare setting.  Previous work experience with infection control, noise control, and JCAHO is required.  Ground up experience is preferred but not required. 

Benefits:  Competitive salary (DOE), medical and dental insurance, 401K matching plan, bonus eligibility, and paid time off. 

To Apply:  Please send your resume to jobs@driftwoodcommercial.com.   

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Schedule subcontractors and vendors to ensure timely completion of all projects 

  • Responsible for quality control over the work being performed 

  • Ensure compliance with all safety, health, and environmental standards and addresses any non-compliance issues immediately 

  • Coordinate required inspections with all local jurisdictions and agencies 

  • Communicate with project team, including owners, architects, engineers, and project management regarding status of project 

  • Able to identify challenges or constraints throughout project and resolve efficiently and completely 

  • Ensure project plans and budget are followed and work is proceeding as expected 

  • Maintain daily log of activities on the jobsite 

  • Run daily meetings designed to efficiently coordinate work 

  • Participate in weekly meetings with owners, architects and contractors 

  • Ensure that the job site is always kept in a clean, safe, and organized manner 

  • Obtain permits and approvals for any project plan revisions 

  • Identify areas of work that are outside of subcontracted scope and notify project management 

  • This list provides general information about the work that is expected; however, this list is not comprehensive and candidates should expect other job responsibilities to be assigned to them based on the needs of the company 

The Project Superintendent is solely responsible for and will be held accountable for the timely completion of the project and ensuring that the project is constructed in strict accordance with plans, budgets, specifications, and local codes.  Conflicts or revisions to any project plans shall be communicated to the project team for resolution, prior to execution of work that deviates from the approved plans. The Superintendent shall establish and enforce job site safety and quality control programs to ensure quality completion of construction.  Superintendent shall supervise all subcontractors, consultants, and vendors at the job site on a daily basis. This supervision shall ensure adequate manpower is available for each task and compliant work is performed.  

 All applicants must possess the following characteristics and skills: 

  • 4-Year College Degree 

  • Ability to identify deficient work and provide a quick and agreeable resolution 

  • Experience using technology to create efficiencies on a day to day basis.  Must have experience with: 

    • PC laptop and Windows operating system

    • Smart phones 

    • Communication via email, phone calls, and text messages

    • Utilizing a cloud based shared drive 

    • Microsoft Project (minimum 1 year experience) 

    • Procore (preferred, but not required) 

  • Multiple years of experience in reading and applying blueprints and plans 

  • Physically able to lift up to 100 pounds, stoop, kneel, climb, and balance as needed 

  • Endurance and ability to visit multiple job sites in one day, both indoor and outdoor; this may include stairs or other elevated structures 

  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed during high pressure situations 

  • Focuses on solving problems – complaints, blame, and gossip are not part of our company culture 

  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in both positive and challenging situations 

  • Contributes to a positive team morale, and supports everyone’s efforts to succeed 

  • Treats others with respect at all times 


Construction Intern

Are you a recent college graduate who is interested in getting your foot in the door in the commercial construction world? Are you ambitious with a positive attitude? If YES, we’d love to start a conversation with you!

Position Summary:  Driftwood Commercial, LLC, a general contractor located in Austin, TX is seeking an ambitious and positive individual for a 3 – 6 month part-time or full-time construction internship.  To be considered for this role, applicants must either be a recent graduate from a four-year accredited institution, or is within one year from graduation.  Degrees in engineering, project management, or business are preferable, but all areas of study may be acceptable for the right candidate.  Previous work experience is required.  At the completion of the internship, depending on performance, a permanent position may be offered as a Superintendent.  

Compensation:  Negotiable 

To Apply:  Please send your resume and a copy of an unofficial transcript to jobs@driftwoodcommercial.com

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Support the project team with subcontractor and supplier coordination, material tracking, file management, document control (submittals, RFIs and change orders) and progress reporting 

  • Attend weekly meets with owners, architects and contractors to discuss the status of each project and any changes in timeline 

  • Work with field supervision to assist with: 

    • Quality control over the work being performed 

    • Ensuring compliance with all safety, health, and environmental standards 

    • Coordinating required inspections with all local jurisdictions and agencies 

    • Identifying challenges or constraints throughout project and resolving efficiently and completely 

    • Ensuring project plans and budget are followed and work is proceeding as expected 

    • Maintaining daily log of activities on the jobsite 

    • Ensuring that the job site is always kept in a clean, safe, and organized manner 

    • Obtaining permits and approvals for any project plan revisions 

    • Identifying areas of work that are outside of subcontracted scope and notifying project management 

 All applicants must possess the following characteristics and skills: 

  • Ability to identify deficient work and provide a quick and agreeable resolution 

  • Experience using technology to create efficiencies on a day to day basis.  Must have experience with: 

    • PC laptop and Windows operating system 

    • Smart phones 

    • Communication via email, phone calls, and text messages 

    • Utilizing a cloud based shared drive 

    • Microsoft Project (preferred, but not required) 

    • Procore (preferred, but not required) 

  • Physically able to lift up to 100 pounds, stoop, kneel, climb, and balance as needed 

  • Endurance and ability to visit multiple job sites in one day, both indoor and outdoor; this may include stairs or other elevated structures 

  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed during high pressure situations 

  • Focuses on solving problems – complaints, blame, and gossip are not part of our company culture 

  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in both positive and challenging situations 

  • Contributes to a positive team morale, and supports everyone’s efforts to succeed 

  • Treats others with respect at all times 

Physical Demands: 

The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Construction Intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  

  • Regularly required to sit and/or stand during a regular work shift 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 

  • Continuous mental attention required to complete tasks in an efficient manner. 

  • Exposure to dust, dirt grease and noise. 

  • Work can be performed at heights up to 60 feet, requiring the employee to climb ladders, scaffolds and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways. 

  • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground and slopes in varying weather conditions. 

  • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions. 

  • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project. 

  • Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery. 

  • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.