Job Openings

Company Overview 

V.J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. is a third-generation construction company steeped in tradition and loyalty yet on the cutting edge of today’s innovation in construction and technology. We have been serving some of the oldest and most renowned institutions of private higher education and independent education, as well as the largest healthcare organizations in the Region. We cater to the needs of our clients in business and industry through creative and flexible solutions not found in the industry today. Historically over 80% of our business is from repeat clients, and over 70% of our work is negotiated.

Unlike the many firms in the industry we are not hiring for a job, we are seeking someone to join our company, our family, our Team that can make a difference.

Our commitment is to our employees, our clients, our projects, and the environment as we continually strive to improve.

Building Construction Estimator

Position Description 

Reports to Vice President of Estimating. A member of the Estimating and Pre-Construction Team that represents the company to clients, customers, contractors and vendors in analyzing construction costs and mastering constructability of buildings. Responsible for our company’s commitments and promoting the interests of V. J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. in all matters and at all times.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Analyze bid documents, contractor and vendor proposals to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates for construction projects.
  • Prepare Subcontractor/Vendor bid lists fitting the scope of work associated with the projects
  • Perform conceptual estimating and prepare budget and early stage estimates.
  • Research and evaluate subcontractors based on price, quality, selection, service, support, etc.
  • Solicit subcontractor/material supplier bid proposals.
  • Perform quantity and labor take-off from bid documents / on-screen construction documents / 3D models.
  • Prepare trade scope sheets based upon project specific requirements.
  • Interact with subcontractors in order to compare work scope and project costs.
  • Interact with designers and engineers to develop constructability techniques and understand construction costs.
  • Provide assistance with updating company databases for Vendors / Subcontractors / Unit Prices.

Position Skills & Requisites Requirements 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in public & private construction including educational, healthcare, commercial, & institutional.
  • Excellent estimating skills
  • Excellent technical and IT skills including but not limited to the following:
    • Sage/Timberline Estimating and etakeoff
    • Office 365
    • Oracle (or similar products) Contract Manager, P6, Submittal Exchange
  • Experience and expertise as a Building Construction Estimator
  • Coordination within the Estimating Department in the assembly of Bid Packages and Scopes of Work
  • Perform various other duties and take on other responsibilities, as required

Other Considerations 

  • Experience with or exposure to VDC/BIM, through the use of Autodesk Design Suite with a willingness to gain further knowledge and training.
  • Knowledge and experience in sustainability in construction
  • Most Projects are located in New Jersey and Eastern PA, however some travel may be required
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred in Construction, Engineering or similar

Benefits and Compensation 

  • V.J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Criminal Background Check and testing for Illegal Substances, prior to commencing with the company and at intervals during employment.

In addition to the comprehensive benefits plan, the company offers a professional and cooperative work environment where it is recognized that corporate success is a direct result of individual accomplishments supporting team successes.  The company supports the development and growth of the team.

Commercial Construction Carpenter

Position Description 

Commercial Carpenter with experience in commercial construction. Wood and metal framing, commercial doors, frames and hardware, drywall, trim and millwork.

Position Skills & Requisites Requirements 

General Carpentry knowledge of Commercial construction including but not limited to:

  • Attention to Detail & Planning
  • Concrete form work
  • Wood and Metal Framing
  • Doors Frames and Hardware
  • Drywall
  • Trim and Millwork
  • Proper use & care of Power Tools and Equipment
  • Ability to Read & Understand Blueprints, Sketches and/or Drawings
  • Knowledge of general carpentry, tools & equipment
  • Knowledge of Jobsite safety
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to Detail & Planning
  • Good Character and Judgment
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in public & private construction including educational, healthcare, commercial, & institutional.
  • The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties, which may be required from day to day.

Other Considerations 

  • A willingness to gain further knowledge and training in construction related technology.
  • Knowledge and experience in sustainability in construction with a willingness to gain further knowledge and training.
  • Bilingual skills are an asset
  • Experience in a similar capacity on commercial construction projects
  • A valid State Driver’s License is required
  • A valid Social Security Number/Card is required
  • A pre-employment Criminal Background Check will be conducted
  • A pre-employment Drug Test will be conducted as well as random Drug Testing during employment
  • Verifiable references will be required
  • Most Projects are located in New Jersey and Eastern PA.
  • Completion of an OSHA 10-Hr and 30-Hr Construction Safety Course and Controlling Silica Exposure*

* V. J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. will provide OSHA training.

Benefits and Compensation 

  • V.J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • It is helpful if you reply with your desired salary requirements
  • Paid Vacation / Sick Days (scheduled and unscheduled time off)
  • Paid Holidays/ Floating Holidays (used at employee discretion)
  • Company provided Health Insurance
  • Voluntary Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company provided and Voluntary Health Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company provided Life Insurance and optional voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 401K Plan with company match

Please submit resume, references & salary requirements to general@vjss.com

 

Construction Project Superintendent

Position Description 

Reports to Project Manager. The company’s project site representative. Responsible for our company’s project commitments and promoting the interests of V. J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. in all matters and at all times.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Project and Personnel Safety requirements and management
  • Plan and review the project required work.
  • Providing input and reporting to Project Manager in planning, coordination, and managing of company personnel, contractors, and vendors engaged on project
  • Constant and consistent interfacing with employees, contractors, and vendors to manage project expectations as well as interfacing with clients, architects/engineers, consultants to manage project expectations
  • Ensure that the work is completed on time, within budget and to the quality specified
  • Review and ensure that the work at the site is in strict accordance with approved submittals/shop drawings and project requirements
  • Input and assistance with project scheduling

Position Requirements 

  • Adhere to the project schedule
  • Maintain project required documents as well as company required documentation
  • Maintain Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Reporting to project management on progress of the work on site
  • Responsibility for the required Quality/Testing/Inspections through installation, testing, commissioning, handover and client acceptance
  • Ensure coordination of and between the trades
  • Responsible for project safety
  • Perform various other duties and take on other responsibilities, as required

Position Skills & Requisites Requirements 

General Carpentry knowledge of Commercial construction including but not limited to:

  • Concrete form work
  • Wood and Metal Framing
  • Doors Frames and Hardware
  • Drywall
  • Trim and Millwork
  • Proper use & care of Power Tools and Equipment
  • Ability to Read & Understand Blueprints, Sketches and/or Drawings
  • Knowledge of general carpentry, tools & equipment
  • Knowledge of Jobsite safety
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to Detail & Planning
  • Good Character and Judgment
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in public & private construction including educational, healthcare, commercial, & institutional.
  • Excellent technical skills including but not limited to the following:
    • MS Office 365
    • Job Site technology and layout technology
  • The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties, which may be required from day to day.

Other Considerations 

  • A willingness to gain further knowledge and training in construction related technology.
  • Knowledge and experience in sustainability in construction with a willingness to gain further knowledge and training.
  • Bilingual skills are an asset
  • Experience in a similar capacity on commercial construction projects
  • A valid State Driver’s License is required
  • A valid Social Security Number/Card is required
  • A pre-employment Criminal Background Check will be conducted
  • A pre-employment Drug Test will be conducted as well as random Drug Testing during employment
  • Verifiable references will be required
  • Most Projects are located in New Jersey and Eastern PA, however some travel may be required
  • Completion of an OSHA 10-Hr and 30-Hr Construction Safety Course and Controlling Silica Exposure*

* V. J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. will provide OSHA training.

Benefits and Compensation 

  • V.J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • It is helpful if you reply with your desired salary requirements
  • Paid Vacation / Sick Days (scheduled and unscheduled time off)
  • Paid Holidays/ Floating Holidays (used at employee discretion)
  • Company provided Health Insurance
  • Voluntary Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company provided and Voluntary Health Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company provided Life Insurance and optional voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 401K Plan with company match

Please submit resume, references & salary requirements to general@vjss.com

 

Student Opportunities

We are seeking highly talented and motivated college students for various summer internships.

Summer Internships

Our intern assignments provide you with an opportunity to combine real-life work experiences with your classroom and technical training from your school. Our internship assignments will introduce you to the construction industry and provide you with a hands-on  experience that should assist you in pursuing a career in construction and into future industry leaders.

Internship opportunities may be available in the following business functions:

      • 3D modeling/BIM Modeling/Virtual Design and Construction
      • Accounting
      • Estimating
      • Information technology
      • Marketing
      • Project Management
      • Project Support
      • Project Supervision
      • Safety
      • Scheduling
      • Sustainability

From the beginning, you will participate in real construction projects that have real impact on the future of the projects and our organization.

Throughout the summer, we invite our interns to participate in a variety of training exercises and real project experiences. Such as the following:

      • Internal Project Management Meetings
      • Client Project Conferences
      • Presentation opportunities
      • Community service opportunities
      • Everyday business experiences

Eligibility

We seek interns who are serious about construction and who have a serious work ethic. Well-rounded, energetic, and conscientious students who possess the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

      • Incoming junior or seniors
      • Academic achievement (above 3.0 GPA is preferred)
      • Majors in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering and/or Virtual Design and Construction.
      • Demonstrated abilities to work independently and as part of a Team

Recruiting

Internship Positions
Internship resumes maybe submitted at any time through the course of the year. If we determine to proceed with engaging individuals for intern positions, we will conduct initial reviews and screenings and interview during the months of March and April and make offers to internship candidates thereafter. Interns assignments in late May or the first week of June, internships generally conclude in Early August.

Please note: changing business needs may alter our intentions and recruiting schedule. For more information regarding the recruiting timeline for a specific internship opportunity, please email general@vjss.com.

Nothing contained on the site should be construed to constitute an offer or guarantee of employment. Offers of employment may only be communicated in writing by a person authorized by the Company to make such offers. Participation in any Company internship program does not guarantee future or continued employment.