Human Resources

11/21/14 – Superintendent

Plote Construction Inc. and Beverly Materials L.L.C. are 50-year old, privately held and vertically integrated, civil construction companies situated in Northern Illinois. This organization is a complete heavy civil construction company, which builds and maintains many of the Chicago metro areas highways, airports, streets and other municipal projects. It operates multiple asphalt, concrete, sand and gravel mines, and recycle locations. The main office is located approximately 40 miles northwest of Chicago in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Join a company continuing its tradition of success for over 50 years!

Plote Construction Inc. is seeking a Superintendent with a minimum of 2 years experience in onsite management of Heavy & Highway projects to direct the activities of workers engaged in the construction of highways, runways, site development infrastructure or other construction projects. Position responsibilities include:

• Studies specifications to plan procedures for construction on basis of starting and completion times and staffing requirements for each phase of construction.
• Assembles members of organization (supervisory, clerical, engineering, and other workers) at start of project.
• Orders procurement of equipment, tools and materials to be delivered at specified times to conform to work schedules.
• Confers with and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.
• Confers with supervisory and engineering personnel and inspectors and suppliers of tools and materials to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods.
• Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
• Prepares or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by reports.
• Works closely with P.M. and Project Engineers on schedules, ordering of long term items, P.O’s.

The Superintendent directly supervises up to 15 employees, including training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising employee performance, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in civil engineering or construction management from a four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience including computer proficiency with MS-Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, HCSS. A re-employment drug screen is required and must have current valid driver’s license with clear DMV record.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including paid vacation, holidays, dental care, health care and 401(k). If you are interested in working for a profitable industry leader, please send your resume and salary history to hrdept@plote.com

Plote Construction Inc.
1100 Brandt Dr. Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Fax: (847)628-6113
EOE M/F/D/V


11/21/14 – Construction Materials Sales Director

Plote Construction Inc. and Beverly Materials L.L.C. are 50 year old, privately held and vertically integrated, civil construction companies situated in Northern Illinois. This company is a complete heavy civil construction company, which builds and maintains many of the Chicago metro areas highways, airports, streets and other municipal projects. It operates multiple asphalt, concrete, sand and gravel mines, and a recycle location. The main office is located approximately 40 miles northwest of Chicago in Elgin Illinois. This position is located in the main office in Hoffman Estates. See www.plote.com for more company information.

Plote Construction Inc. has an opening for a Construction Materials Sales Director. The successful candidate for this position will formulate, develop and implement the overall sales and marketing strategy for a wide variety of road construction products (including natural aggregates, recycled products, and hot mixed asphalt products) by providing leadership and coordination of all sales functions. This position will monitor and analyze sales and marketing activity against company goals in order to maximize profits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
• Schedules and coordinates internal production capabilities, logistic resources and external sales to maximize revenues in a vertically integrated corporate environment.
• Serves as a role model in the areas of leadership, teamwork, customer focus, continuous improvement, safety, and environmental stewardship to ensure alignment with the company’s vision and critical success factors.
• Develops and establishes long range sales goals as well as annual goals in conjunction with internal needs, inventories and production limitations.
• Develops and manages the sales budgets and oversees the development and management of internal operating budgets.
• Leads sales and marketing to increase sales volume and average selling price.
• Directs and coordinates promotion of products, develops new markets, increases share of market, and obtains competitive position in industry.
• Coordinates company sales functions with production capabilities.
• Provides strategic marketing intelligence and direction for growth and expansion.
• Ensures collaborative business planning with all other parts of the company.
• Ensures effective succession planning and career development.
• Provides mentoring to direct reports and all territorial Account Managers.
• Coordinates efforts cross divisional lines to identify and develop new customers, products and services.
• Guides the development of new products and new channels to support growth.
• Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of Sales, methods, costs and results to include territory and customer list assignments.
• Researches and develops strategies and plans which identify marketing opportunities, direct marketing and new project development.
• Directly manages major and critical client accounts and coordinates direct bidding on major projects.
• Develops systems to uniformly track goals, policies and procedures.
• Ensures market share, forecasting and statistical analysis are completed annually or as needed.
• Plans and coordinates public affairs and communication efforts, to include public relations and community outreach.
• Serves as representative at major community and business or trade functions as well as major company sponsored events.

Qualified applicants will have a minimum of 10 years related industry experience in roadway/highway construction materials; intermediate knowledge of MS-/word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc. and a valid driver’s license with clear driving record.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including paid vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance and 401(k). If you are interested in working for a profitable industry leader, please send your resume with salary history to:

Plote Construction Inc. – Attn: HR Dept.
1100 Brandt Dr. Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Fax: (847)628-6113 E-mail: hrdept@plote.com
EOE M/F/D/V


11/14/14 – Construction Accountant

To be considered for this position you must have minimum of 2 years of home building or general contractor accounting experience. This hands-on position will handle all accounting activity including construction draws, WIP schedules, reconciliations, general ledger, journal entries, book payroll, sworn statement preparation, job cost, closings, year-end tax schedules, and financial statement preparation.

Qualified candidates will have a BS degree in accounting, 2 yrs experience with Sage 300 Construction (Timberline) software, and proficiency in Excel & Microsoft Outlook.

We offer a competitive salary and great work environment. We also offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K.

Send detailed resume with salary history to:
Plote Companies
Attn: Human Resources
1100 Brandt Dr., Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
E-mail: hrdept@plote.com Fax (847) 628-6113

Principals only – No phone calls please
EOE M/F/D/V


10/10/14 – Corporate HR Administrator

Responsibilities include multi-company administration of benefits, including 401(k), self-insured medical plan, recruitment, and policy & job description development. Position requires Associate or Bachelors degree and minimum 5 years broad generalist experience, with PHR or SPHR certification a plus. Knowledge of employment law including EEO, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, COBRA, HIPAA, I-9, ERISA, Title VII, ADEA, NLRB, and sexual harassment laws required, as well as proficiency with MS-Office and integrated HR/Payroll systems.

This position offers immediate challenge, compensation commensurate with experience, and a benefits package that includes medical & dental insurance, vacation, & 401(k). Qualified candidates can reply by sending resume with salary history to:

hrdept@plote.com

Plote Construction Inc.
Attn: HR Dept.
1100 Brandt Drive
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Fax: (847)628-6113

Principals only — No phone calls please.
EOE M/F/D/V


10/10/14 – Project Manager

Plote Construction Inc. is seeking a Project Manager with a minimum of 6 years experience in onsite management of Heavy & Highway projects ranging from $15 to $50 million. Responsibilities include schedules, submittals, subcontractor coordination, change orders, pay requests and job finalization. Excellent communication and organization skills are required for a high level of interaction with project superintendents, owner’s Resident Engineers and designers to complete projects on time and within budget. Pre-employment drug screen is required and must have current valid driver’s license with clear DMV record.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including paid vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance and 401(k). If you are interested in working for an industry leader, please send your resume and salary requirements to:

hrdept@plote.com

Plote Construction Inc.
Attn: HR Dept.
1100 Brandt Drive
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Fax: (847)628-6113

Principals only, No Phone Calls Please
EOE M/F/D/V


10/10/14 – Senior Project Manager

Plote Construction Inc. is seeking a Senior Project Manager with a minimum of 12 years experience in complete management of Heavy & Highway projects ranging from $15 to $50 million. The successful Senior Project Manager must be able to immediately add value to the organization and mesh with the dynamic, hard-working and adaptable team that exists at Plote Construction. The ability to be a quick learner, quick thinker as well as be willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done are required skills for this position. The Senior Project Manager must also have the ability to bring all aspects of the project team, e.g., project managers, superintendents, foremen and laborers, together to form a cohesive team that operates smoothly and efficiently to bring every project in on time and within budget parameters. BS in engineering, strong experience with all Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Project; P6; Viewpoint and HCSS HeavyJob as well as demonstrated prior experience in managing project teams at all levels is required. Pre-employment drug screen and current valid driver’s license with clear DMV record are pre-requisites to employment.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including paid vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance and 401(k). If you are interested in working for an industry leader, please send your resume and salary history to:

hrdept@plote.com

Plote Construction Inc.
Attn: HR Dept.
1100 Brandt Drive
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Fax: (847)628-6113

Principals only, No Phone Calls Please

EOE M/F/D/V


10/9/14 – ERP System Administrator

Plote Construction Inc., an established road building and site development firm with locations throughout the NW suburbs, has an opportunity for a ERP Systems Administrator to manage the accounting and operational software applications for multiple companies with the principal focus on our Viewpoint Vista accounting/Project management package.

Responsibilities:

- Maintenance and support of Viewpoint and ancillary software systems
- Create/manage user security
- Support underlying server/OS/MSSQL technologies
- Escalate support issues to vendor
- End user support and training
- Support interfaces between software packages
- Work with accounting and other departments to improve software and processes
- Plan and implement software updates and patches
- Work with colleagues in IT department to solve technical issues

Skills and Experience

- MS SQL support/administration and query writing a plus
- Solid experience supporting Accounting packages
- Strong Understanding of accounting and business principles and practices
- Understanding of Microsoft OS technologies
- Understanding of server hardware and basic networking
- Crystal and/or SSRS report writing a plus
- BS/BA degree recommended or equivalent experience.
- Strong problem solving ability
- Must be able to work well with end users, senior management, and colleagues
- Must be detail oriented, energetic, creative, and have a “leave no stone unturned” attitude.
- Experience implementing or supporting Business intelligence a plus

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including paid vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance and 401(k). Send detailed resume with salary history to:

hrdept@plote.com

Plote Construction Inc.
Attn: HR Dept.
1100 Brandt Drive
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Fax: (847)628-6113

Principals only – no phone calls please
EOE M/F/D/V


9/25/14 – Project Engineer – Entry Level

Join Plote Construction’s existing dynamic, hardworking and adaptable Project Management Team. Position requires the individual to have an engineering degree, knowledge of Microsoft software, AutoCAD software and work under direction of a Senior Project Manager or a Project Manager. The work will be performed on project sites and in site field offices. Daily tasks include processing submittals, schedules, takeoffs, pay estimate data, P6 and HeavyJob software.

Send resume with salary requirements to:
hrdept@plote.com

Plote Construction Inc.
Attn: HR Dept.
1100 Brandt Drive
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Fax: (847)628-6113


9/25/14 – Student Engineer Intern

The Intern Engineering Student is required to work one summer. He/she will be working under a Senior Project Manager and/or staff on a variety of Plote Construction projects or Plants. Daily tasks include field quantity verification, material testing, and documentation of data. Student must be in their second year of an Engineering curriculum.

Send resume with salary requirements to:

hrdept@plote.com

Plote Construction Inc.
Attn: HR Dept.
1100 Brandt Drive
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Fax: (847)628-6113


9/25/14 – Student Engineer COOP

The Coop Engineering Student is required to work one semester and summer. He/she will be assigned to the GPS engineering group. Daily tasks will include working with the GPS Engineer and field technicians. Field assignments will include GPS data collection of various line items on our job sites. This position will be coordinating daily with Project Managers and Job Superintendents for the areas and line items to be verified.

Send resume with salary requirements to:

hrdept@plote.com

Plote Construction Inc.
Attn: HR Dept.
1100 Brandt Drive
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Fax: (847)628-6113


6/11/14 – Drivers – No current openings.