Careers

Employment Opportunities at D. Wilson Construction

D. Wilson Construction Company is looking to grow its family of employee-owners in South Texas, please find our open positions below:

Please send general employment inquiries/resumes to LydiaS@DWilsonConstruction.com

Current Job Opportunities:

McAllen Office 

SAFETY DIRECTOR

This position will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the company’s health and safety program. The Safety Director will ensure the company remains compliant with all current OSHA and local health and safety regulations. The Safety Director will administer and implement industry best practices to promote and ensure effective safety operations in the organization.

Job Summary:

  • Will administer DWCC Safety Plan
  • Will lead all company workers compensation administration and reporting
  • Will manage all OSHA recording and reporting
  • Will participate in on-site OSHA inspections
  • Will lead corporate safety training initiatives
  • Will conduct and manage jobsite safety audit performance
  • Will lead all incident reporting for jobsite injuries
  • Will supervise safety plan requirements and updates
  • Will supervise safety staff and third-party providers
  • Will proactively plan, direct, and implement the company’s safety program to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment.
  • Will examine and inspect for all investigations of incidents, near misses, and complaints regarding unsafe or unhealthy working conditions or practices.
  • Manages return to work/restricted duty process.
  • Works closely with operations, project-specific safety management, and human resources
  • Identifies opportunities to minimize workplace injuries, accidents, and health concerns
  • Will be located in McAllen office with extensive time in the field and travel to regional offices and to insurance control workshops/trainings
  • Will be compliant with all company policies and procedures
  • Reports to company President

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 15 years of commercial construction experience as a Health and Safety professional
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental health & safety, safety management, construction or related field
  • OSHA 500, CSP certification preferable.
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in construction industry safety management.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of construction-related OSHA 1926, federal EM 385, state, and local regulatory standards, and ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement effective corrective practices.
  • Demonstrates first-hand knowledge of all project hoisting requirements and planning for cranes, forklifts, and pumping safety.
  • Experience managing staff and third-party hired firms.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to conduct training.
  • Must be an effective communicator, generating professional written material and delivering effective verbal presentations.
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuing education in safety training competencies in excavation, rigging, fall protection, scaffolding, hazmat, confined space, air quality, personal protective equipment, and clothing.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be capable of performing field inspections including walking job sites, equipment inspections, utilizing construction stairs/ladders to perform inspections
  • Familiar with plans and specifications
  • Proficient reading, writing and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and construction-based software (Procore)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Basic Responsibilities & Duties

DWCC Safety Plan Administration

  • Annually review and evaluate DWCC’s Health & Safety Manual and make necessary regulatory or operational changes
  • Educate and train company staff on critical elements of a safety plan
  • Conduct new hire onboarding related to DWCC Safety requirements
  • Review new project conditions to assist the team with safety awareness
  • Lead team with site-specific safety plan development and implementation
  • Assist with new project compliance requirements
  • Assist with subcontractor and vendor safety prequalification
  • Assist with safety plan enforcement in the field with DWCC staff and subcontractors

 Workers’ Compensation

  • Manage third party claims administration
  • Create First Report of Injury; Wage Statement; Supplemental Report of Injury; etc.
  • Monitor claims progress
  • Research and provide regulatory “Notices” to employees
  • Notify medical provider(s) at time of service of DWCC’s drug testing and Return-To-Work policies
  • Regulatory submission of Workers’ Compensation documents to the claimant

OSHA Recording and Reporting

  • Maintain past and current 300 Logs
  • Review instructions, regulations, and letters of interpretation for completing & keeping OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 forms current along with annual posting requirements
  • Review criteria for completing the annual online reporting of the 300A to the Department of Labor
  • Review regulations for reporting a fatality or severe injury

OSHA Inspections

  • Understand the rights and responsibilities of the employer during/after an OSHA inspection
  • Preparation before an inspection
  • Preliminary investigation issues & Opening Conference
  • Conduct employee interviews
  • Participate in the closing conference, citations, and post-citation considerations
  • Manage OSHA inspections and citations if and when they occur

Pandemic/COVID-19 Administration

  • Monitor for local ordinances, CDC and OSHA guidance/regulations for pandemic response
  • Recommend to C.E.O./Human Resources corporate policy adjustment based on current guidance/regulations
  • When notified of a COVID case or close contact, create and administer a customized questionnaire in order to determine the extent of the exposure event
  • Determine release from isolation/quarantine criteria & notify Sr. Management
  • Create and maintain “Exposure Notifications” and distribute to affected parties (employees/visitors/subs/owners)

Safety Training

  • Provide OSHA required trainings to affected employees to include OSHA 30/10 Hour Certifications
  • Operations specific training per OSHA for “Affected” employees delineated in DWCC’s Health & Safety Manual
  • Administer & verify that Safety Toolbox Talks are being conducted by project superintendents and documented

Safety Auditing

  • Conduct and/or review job site safety audits with Safety Manager
  • Address/abate/closeout hazardous behaviors/conditions in the workplace
  • Detect & address leading indicators
  • Secure documentation for a period of 5 years

Incident Investigation

  • Coordinate & lead incident investigation/analysis
  • Determine root cause(s) and implement corrective actions to prevent future incidents of a similar kind
  • Produce & provide safety training of new corrective measures to affected employees
  • Produce & present report(s) including abatement/corrective measures to General Superintendent

Miscellaneous Duties

  • Review OSHA/Department of Labor websites for updated regulations
  • Prepare & conduct quarterly corporate safety meetings with data & analysis
  • Maintain “safety” documentation & incident records
  • Lead ABC S.T.E.P. Application process
  • Provide safety documentation required for bid production and occasionally participate in project pursuits
  • Travel to Regional Offices as required for corporate oversight

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER

Job Summary

  • The Information Technology Manager will be responsible for all facets of the Company’s information technology needs. This includes our server, network, personal computing devices, and how employees access the network.
  • This is a service position, created to enable all D. Wilson’s personnel to access the company’s files and programs.
  • It is anticipated that a third-party vendor will provide support to this position.  
  • The Information Manager will report to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the D. Wilson Construction Company Server
    • Assure that our server is functioning 24/7.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with connectively.
    • Assure server backup plan is in place and functioning.
    • Assure regular maintenance is performed on the server.
    • Update server software as necessary.
    • Monitor and initiate replacement of hardware and software as necessary; develop regular replacement and update protocol.
  • Cyber Security – Responsible for the security of the network, whether outsourced or not.
    • Quarterly phishing campaign to all employees.
    • Develop and maintain protocols and training for users who fail campaigns.
  • Issue and maintain server access (passwords) for all users.
    • Set policy for updating passwords.
    • Delete users/access as they leave the company.
    • Assure that terminated employee’s computers and other personal devices are backed up to a secure and accessible location, and then wiped clean for the next person.
    • Assure that CFO and Controller have all master or control passwords for company programs such as but not limited to Dou, Microsoft 365, etc.
  • Company programs – Procore, P-6, SharePoint, Sage, Office 365, and others
    • Provide access to the program with customized access authority depending on job position
    • Maintain standards and structure for filing project documents in Procore and other programs
      • Promulgate Company standards for filing documents
        • What is filed
        • When it should be filed
        • Naming convention
        • What should be done with the paper version (Scan all paper documents and file in their respective location on the server)
      • Work with training to update standards as needed to keep up with all construction industry standards.
    • Work with both offices to archive old/completed projects.
    • Maintain the Global Address Book
      • Title, Company, Department, Address (Corporate Standard Email Signature)
  • Conduct rotating audits of active projects to ensure field personnel are filing documents according to D. Wilson Construction Company standards. Each project should be reviewed every 90 to 100 days and completely audited upon completion for accuracy.
    • Notify the Project Manager and Operations Manager of deficiencies.
    • Submit audits to Controller at a schedule developed with the Controller
    • Work with Controller to develop audit checklist
    • Controller to provide a listing of projects to audit and timeframe for the audit. Verify ProCore Add-in is on all users Outlook (those who need it)
  • Individual desktop software – issue and maintain individual desktop software for each user (at this time Microsoft 365)
    • Add other individual user programs such as Bluebeam, Adobe as needed
    • As necessary, restrict individual desktop users from installing software without permission. All personnel should have a core bundle of applications as subscribed through Office 365
    • Update all software as needed at acceptable hours (i.e., no one should be surprised by their machine suddenly prompting for an update)
  • Maintain internet access for all users (at this time 3rd party monitors internet)
    • Participate in new employee onboarding process to explain our technology
    • Upload full employee information as provided by HR to the directory
    • Provide training to new and existing employees regarding utilization of equipment, Software’s and functionality with access to databases/software and relevant IT-related policies
  • Equipment
    • Develop Commercial grade standards, purchasing agreements, and decommissioning
    • Provide information to Controller so an accurate fixed asset listing may be maintained
    • Develop a rotation for regular replacement of equipment (i.e., we don’t want to simply wait for it to wear out)
    • Develop standard desktop equipment (e.g. laptop, stand, battery back-up/surge suppressor, number and size of monitors)
    • Develop purchase orders and a standardized procurement process and have them approved by the Controller, communicated to department managers and all equipment inventoried when purchased
    • Yearly audit of equipment/inventory both in the field and in the office, produce an accurate report of all equipment and its condition.
  • Manage DWCC IT Help Desk
    • Manage outsourced IT help desk support
    • Provide prompt, high-quality help desk support to employees as is needed or requested
    • Ensure response and resolution for employees’ IT issues are promptly addressed
  • Develop and maintain Intranet
  • Coordinate cost-effective, user-effective job site internet setup and connectivity. Continuing education as needed to develop this position and the Individual’s abilities.
  • Support local office with IT support and supplemental Office Administration as requested by the Operations Manager.
  • Create one fully functional operational desktop for the user, supporting all necessary software without toggling between remote and local mode of operation by the user.
  • All other duties assigned by management.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer or Information Science-related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience required.
  • Ability to strive in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent analytical, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Thorough understanding of information technology procedures and practices
  • Proficient with, or able to quickly become proficient with, a range of general and specialized applications, software, and hardware used in the organization and industry.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suiter or related software.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and customers by telephone and personal contact. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office-related equipment, such as but not limited to a personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer (standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, reaching, and handling, pushing, and pulling). Employee must occasionally lift and/ or move up to 15 pounds.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid, appropriate Texas Driver’s License (Class C) and an acceptable driving record. Pre-employment drug screen required.

 

PROJECT MANAGER

Job Summary

  • Will focus on the daily administration of contract requirements from job start-up through closeout
  • Will manage multiple projects concurrently, partner with field operations, and direct/mentor assistant project managers.
  • Is expected to operate with minimal support from Senior Management
  • Will be proficient in traditional construction-based software such as Primavera, Timberline, Procore, Bluebeam, PlanGrid, etc.
  • May be required to participate in project pursuits and support project estimators with purchasing when needed
  • May be located in the regional office or in the field
  • Will be compliant with all company policies and procedures
  • Reports to Senior Project Manager, Project Executive, and/or Senior Management

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Construction related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of commercial construction experience
  • Demonstrate commercial project experience up to $10M
  • Competent understanding of plans and specifications
  • Proficient reading, writing, and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and construction-based software

  Basic Responsibilities & Duties

  • Effectively communicates project status to executive management
  • Develops mobilization and logistics plan with the project team
  • Assists with supervision of safety and environmental policies and reporting
  • Responsible for all project document management and archiving
  • Develops, manages, and maintains a logic-based schedule
  • Performs subcontractor and vendor contract administration
  • Change management with the client and subcontractors/vendors
  • Reviews and approves subcontractor/vendor pay applications
  • Generates and distributes owner pay applications
  • Manages and reports internal cost control and forecasting
  • Lead all required OAC meetings
  • Reviews and approves shop drawings and submittals
  • Reviews and manages the impact of Addendum, RFI’s, and ASI’s
  • Implement and manage quality control program
  • Lead project closeout process
  • Directs and mentor’s assistant project managers when applicable
  • Commercial manager of contract requirements
  • Directs and mentors assistant project managers

SUPERINTENDENT

Job Summary

  • Will be capable of managing field operations for commercial construction projects
  • Will likely be stand-alone but can also be a team member on a larger/complex project
  • Will be located in the field
  • Will be required to be compliant with all company policies and procedures
  • Reports to General Superintendent

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Competent reading, writing, and communication skills
  • Competent understanding of plans and specifications
  • Competent math and quantity take-off skills
  • OSHA 10 hour and/or OSHA 30 hour trained
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Minimum 10 years of commercial construction experience
  • Demonstrate commercial project experience up to $10M

Basic Responsibilities & Duties

  • Direct supervision of all field activities and logistics
  • Provide schedule input, management, and tracking
  • Leads all foreman meetings
  • Leads all preconstruction meetings
  • Schedules all compliance inspections
  • Direct supervision of self-performed work
  • Purchasing of miscellaneous materials
  • Manages general conditions and self-performed budgets
  • Direct supervision of quality control and punch list process
  • Direct supervision of safety and environmental policies and reporting
  • Review Submittals & Shop Drawings for coordination in the field
  • Initiate RFI’s in the field
  • Provide required project reporting (daily, weekly, monthly)
  • Assist Project Manager with validation of subcontractor pay applications and change orders
  • Assist Project Manager managing client relationship
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SAN ANTONIO OFFICE

PROJECT MANAGER

Job Summary

  • Will focus on the daily administration of contract requirements from job start-up through closeout
  • Will manage multiple projects concurrently, partner with field operations, and direct/mentor assistant project managers.
  • Is expected to operate with minimal support from Senior Management
  • Will be proficient in traditional construction-based software such as Primavera, Timberline, Procore, Bluebeam, PlanGrid, etc.
  • May be required to participate in project pursuits and support project estimators with purchasing when needed
  • May be located in the regional office or in the field
  • Will be compliant with all company policies and procedures
  • Reports to Senior Project Manager, Project Executive, and/or Senior Management

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Construction related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of commercial construction experience
  • Demonstrate commercial project experience up to $10M
  • Competent understanding of plans and specifications
  • Proficient reading, writing, and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and construction-based software

  Basic Responsibilities & Duties

  • Effectively communicates project status to executive management
  • Develops mobilization and logistics plan with the project team
  • Assists with supervision of safety and environmental policies and reporting
  • Responsible for all project document management and archiving
  • Develops, manages, and maintains a logic-based schedule
  • Performs subcontractor and vendor contract administration
  • Change management with the client and subcontractors/vendors
  • Reviews and approves subcontractor/vendor pay applications
  • Generates and distributes owner pay applications
  • Manages and reports internal cost control and forecasting
  • Lead all required OAC meetings
  • Reviews and approves shop drawings and submittals
  • Reviews and manages the impact of Addendum, RFI’s, and ASI’s
  • Implement and manage quality control program
  • Lead project closeout process
  • Directs and mentor’s assistant project managers when applicable
  • Commercial manager of contract requirements
  • Directs and mentors assistant project managers

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D. Wilson Construction Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring fair and equal employment to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.