Opportunities

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Reading Rock is always looking for passionate people to join our team.  For questions regarding employment opportunities, please contact Traci Keith at 800.482.6466.

  • TECHNICAL DRAFTER

    Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for creating detailed and accurate shop drawings and layout drawings from blueprints or other customer supplied documents.
    • Create desired forms and drawings to assist sales and marketing in gaining market share.
    • Incorporate customer revisions to originals and communicate changes that affect price and/or production.
    • Maintain drawing standards and templates.
    • Passionately exemplify a commitment to elevating the standards for People, Products, Processes and Profitability of the company.
    • Rigorous compliance with all SOP's, company policies, procedures, and performance standards.
    • Incorporate Safety as a lifestyle and report any known safety issues to the correct personnel.
    • Enhance self development by continuously applying learning and technical innovation to departmental operations. This includes robust utilization of Starway in your performance process.
    • Robustly communicate discrepancies or potential issues in design or blueprint that may lead to customer dissatisfaction or expose the company to additional expense.
    • Vigorously support the Core Values, company mission and strategies.
    • Promote Takeoff, Estimating, installation and connections.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
    • 5-7 Years Drafting experience required, architectural preferred
    • Proficient at AutoCad
    • Ability to use basic SolidWorks, as required
    • 2-year technical degree preferred or technical certificate
    • Masonry, Cast Stone and/or Limestone experience preferred
    • Microsoft Office average skills
    • Ability to read, analyze, communicate and interpret blueprints, common association and professional journals, financial reports, and other documents.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, pay increases and bonuses, percentages, area, circumference, volume and other calculations.
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the key actions of this job.
    • Individual must be able to walk more than average distance, climb up stairs, lift 50 lbs, bend at the waist, and sit for extended periods.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions in all areas of responsibility including employee relations.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, understand abstract information, thinking in 3D. 

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com (link sends e-mail) or 513-326-2977.

     

  • PROJECT ENGINEERING MANAGER

    Description
    Project Engineering Manager will be accountable for the technical, project management, customer interaction and leadership of the RockCast operations team. Success in this role will be measured through on-time delivery of products and services, starting at order receipt through delivery.  The candidate will be responsible to provide design input, project management organization and process and project status to internal and external customers.  This role will also be the customer point of contact for resolution and agreement in cases of conflict.  This manager will work cross-functionally with Sale/Business Development, Supply Chain management and Manufacturing to ensure visibility of customer requirements and internal commits.  This role will also be tasked with leading a diverse technical group through engineering, drafting and project management, providing clear strategy, expectations, accountability and coaching to meet company goals and objectives.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    Skill sets must include performance and /or direction of specific engineering work on diverse construction or building site design or installation projects across market segments and with varying degrees of complexity. Specific engineering work may include but is not limited to the following: client communication, technical recommendations (plan and specifications) and technical reports preparation and/or oversight; engineering analyses, opinions of probable costs, and supporting calculations; independently evaluate, select and recommend and /or perform design solutions, procedures, criteria, and quality control/quality assurance activities in order to deliver a quality design product.

    Responsibilities
    The tasks for this Role of Project Engineering Management requires numerous skill sets to include technical, process discipline, customer service and leadership.

    • Reviews project plans and proposals, then works with management to develop project objectives.
    • Identifies project responsibilities by determining the phases and elements of the project.  
    • Calculates time frames and sequences the stages of the project.  Incorporates this data into the Sales and Operations planning process.
    • Prepares and distributes a description and timeline of the project.  Coordinates Project Review meetings to educate on scope, complexity and timing of the project.
    • Studies product design, customer requirements and performance standards, then determines project specifications.  Presents cost models (material, production and technical resourcing) and performance standards.  Communicates customer requirements and product specifications to be delivered through project coordination meetings and other forms of communication, oversees and coordinates the technical aspects of the project along with project progression/status.  Partners with Sales, Supply Chain and Manufacturing to deliver customer requests and expectations.
    • Prepares status reports and regularly monitors budgets, contractors and schedules.  Allocates project resources appropriately; approves expenditures; employee contractor contracts.  Keeps an accurate record and electronic data base of all elements of the projects, including transportation impacts.
    • Presents procedures, rules and regulations to those involved in the project; productive environment through effective policies, processes and procedures.  Maintains project integrity and reputation through compliance with state and federal regulations.
    • Demonstrate and operate according to the Company Core Values.  Ensure alignment with company strategy, mission and purpose.

    Education & Experience
    • Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of experience.
    • Degree in Engineering preferred .
    • Experience or Certification in drafting and/or Project Management preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and solve problems.
    • Demonstrated design, excellent presentation, written, verbal and graphics communication skills, and solid project experience are essential.
    • Excellent client management and interpersonal skills; Ability to interact effectively with multi-discipline customers, vendors and employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent team leadership/mentoring skills and proven success directing teams in all project phases required. Project teaming and collaboration experience with multiple entities.
    • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, follow-up and time management skills, thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline-oriented.
    • Technical coaching/mentoring experience; lifelong learner, naturally curious and have desire to develop technical expertise.
    • Self starter with the ability to work independently and as team .
    • Entrepreneurial, communicative and persuasive skills are a must as well as being creative and enthusiastic!

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.

  • INDIANAPOLIS RDC MANAGER

    Responsible for timely, accurate and thorough handling and communication of custom Indianapolis Regional Distribution Center.

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    • Accurately and thoroughly enter orders for all customers in a timely manner.
    • Maintain appropriate inventory levels to meet customer and corporate needs.
    • Process cash, account and counter sales, assist showroom sales, and correctly file corresponding paperwork.
    • Schedule deliveries within company terms and conditions. Work with distribution to meet corporate delivery standards.
    • Maintain constant communication with yard and management regarding customer/product issues and receive and communicate information in this role in a professional, informative and instructive manner.
    • Initiate Customer Concern Form process when processes or product quality dictates.
    • Vigorous compliance with all SOP’s, company policies, procedures and performance standards. Help control expenses in any area of the company at all times.
    • Support the efforts of the local Market Manager to gain market share and increase revenue at your RDC with the ultimate goal of achieving the divisional budget.
    • Effectively drive the sales of building materials as budgeted for the RDC.
    • Actively pursue new product innovation, industry trends and professional knowledge.

    Requirements
    The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and quality-driven with the following skill set:
    • Demonstrate commitment to superior internal and external customer service and team orientation
    • Ability to follow written and oral instructions, understand and record customer orders accurately, communicate verbally with customers and co-workers in a clear manner
    • Ability to plan and prioritize workload
    • Strong math and calculation skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Made2Manage experience helpful
    • High school graduate or equivalent
    • 3 years of hardscape work experience preferred

    To Apply:Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.