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Construction Advisor

$60k – $70k
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BuildZoom is a managed marketplace for construction work. We help people build and remodel homes and commercial projects. We guide clients through the pre-construction process, and connect them with highly qualified construction professionals in our network. Our platform ensures accountability and transparency, enabling us to deliver great outcomes in a challenging industry. We managed $150 million in contracts in 2019 and will manage $300 million in 2020.

The construction engineer plays a vital role at BuildZoom. You will help spec and clarify the initial RFP, helping the property owner clarify their spec. to contract execution, you’ll represent the client’s interests and lay the groundwork for a successful project. You’ll also collaborate closely with our sales, product, and engineering teams as we continually improve and scale our service offerings.

Our managed service is explained in more detail here: https://www.buildzoom.com/premium

Key Responsibilities

  • First and foremost, work as an advocate for your clients; navigate them through design, implementation, and budgetary challenges.
  • Analyze drawings, plans, and requirements to develop a full understanding of the project.
  • Build a strong relationship with the client and communicate consistently through the process.
  • Customize and send construction and architectural RFPs to vendors, and work with them through the bidding process.
  • Represent the client through negotiation and value engineering.
  • Provide consistently great service while managing multiple projects.
  • Overcome hurdles to keep projects moving forward in an efficient manner.
  • Collaborate with operations and engineering to continually improve BuildZoom’s managed services.
  • Look for opportunities to expand BuildZoom managed services and provide additional value to our clients.


  • 2+ years of construction experience in onsite operations/project management, estimating, and purchasing.
  • Degree or comparable training in construction management, engineering, or other relevant areas.
  • High level of attention to detail, and understanding of building science principles.
  • First-rate communication and customer-relations skills.
  • Ability to manage a multitude of projects while maintaining high standards.
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Health, dental, and vision plans

Competitive salary and equity package

Unlimited vacation time

Daily catered lunches and snacks

Beverages for happy hours and special events

Beautiful office space in soma

BuildZoom at a glance

Matching you with contractors to get the job done. you only pay us when you get hired

BuildZoom focuses on Marketplaces, Big Data, Local, Services, and Construction. Their company has offices in San Francisco, Oklahoma City, and Scottsdale. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, BuildZoom has raised $28.938M of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2017.

You can view their website at https://www.buildzoom.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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