Careers

What we do matters

Building is our business, but people are our passion.

Bowen & Watson seeks the best people in the industry.  We are an award-winning and financially-sound commercial builder in North Georgia and the Southeast with a reputation for construction excellence and outstanding customer care. The talent we employ is the foundation of our 60+ year success and we are always on the lookout for high-performing people to join us in building the places where life, work and community happens.

We believe in the power of group synergy.

Behind every Bowen & Watson project is a team of technical and non-technical colleagues working together to accomplish the same goal with a relentless commitment to our clients’ visions.

We cultivate an environment in which teamwork and mutual respect are highly valued. Bowen & Watson is a place where valuable experience and ambitious new ideas meld. We believe it’s this diversity of experiences, backgrounds, and ideas that makes Bowen & Watson an extraordinary place to be.

Ready to join the team?

Intern with us

Bowen & Watson offers full and part-time internships that afford qualified candidates the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in many phases of commercial construction.

We recruit from several area high schools and regional colleges and universities. Begin your journey by submitting your resume below or inquire at your college career center.

Begin your journey with us!

10 Reasons to choose B&W

  1. A work environment which is fast-paced, challenging & interactive
  2. A culture of a family-owned company supported by resources of an award-winning, highly-respected and financially-sound commercial builder
  3. A rich experience with opportunities to work on a variety of projects
  4. An opportunity to advance quickly
  5. A variety of responsibilities
  6. A healthy work-life balance
  7. A supportive network of peers
  8. Access to Principals & Executive leadership
  9. A chance to make a difference in the communities we serve through charitable works
  10. A competitive compensation and benefit package

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CURRENT OPENINGS

Click on a job title below to learn more about the position.

Director of Operations
The Director of Operations position is responsible for developing, implementing, and delivering the required project client services in the most effective and efficient manner possible, with the support of the Accounting, Preconstruction, and Project Management Departments for existing/ potential clients.  The Director of Operations indirectly oversees multiple projects of varies sizes, costs, and durations. This position is responsible for generating business, assisting in negotiating contracts, profit/loss of assigned projects, and supervision of Project Management staff. The Director of Operations has a support staff including Project Managers and will work closely with the Marketing/Process Manager in the direction of Project Coordinators. This position will report directly to the President and will serve as a member of the executive team.

  • Responsible for high level oversight of multiple projects, as assigned. Be involved from proposal through to project completion. Oversees Project Management team and partners to bring in more business, as well as manage existing projects effectively.
  • Responsible for leading the Project Management department and ensuring project completion within budget schedule and in conformance with specifications. This job is a combination of business development, client development, and high- level project oversight
  • Reviews bids, documents, and data for the project; assist in establishing of schedules and budgets for contract obligations. Participates in contract negotiations and Estimating handover meetings.
  • Takes the initiative in working with all departments including cost/scheduling, procurement, quality assurance, construction, labor relations, finance and accounting, safety, and other services required to be performed for the project to achieve an integrated project team approach to the work.
  • Initiates and directs the planning and assists in the development of the project scope, procedure, budget, and overall project schedule.
  • Reviews all major purchase orders, change orders and contracts/sub-contracts, and reviews change order controls to assure that all change orders are current and adequate.
  • Reviews and approves all project cost/ profit forecasts; schedules and reconciles all commitments that exceed assigned budgets.
  • Oversees all client contacts and maintains working relationships at all levels throughout the period of projects. Monitors and controls all contractual commitments to assure that all work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the contract.
  • Provides department direction, including budgeting, business planning, cost forecasting, and overall financial management of jobs.
  • Develops skills and mentors project management and coordinate employees, including conducting employee evaluations.
  • Ensures Project Management staff is executing company policies and procedures on a regular basis, which includes but not limited to:
  1. Project buyouts are kept within pace of construction
  2. Estimating has coordinated with Project Management with initial cost report and turnover meetings
  3. Project Management staff has identified, tracked, and prepared long lead items, schedule of values, and project schedule
  4. Project Management staff is documenting all project correspondence, including but not limited to; RFI’s, change orders, upholding and enforcing codes, and safety specifications
  • Returns all email and phone communications with a sense of urgency and timely manner
  • Coordinates with Project Managers and Superintendents on any issues regarding Sub- Contractors
  • Conducts quality inspections and proper meetings with Project Management staff on a regular basis to facilitate operations department efficiently
  • Attends mandatory Executive and Departmental meeting(s)

 

Competencies

  • Commercial Project Management and Estimating
  • Results Driven.
  • Problem Solving/Cost Analysis
  • Strong Math, Communication, and Time Management Skills

 

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, or Construction management or relevant experience in lieu of education.
  • Computer Skills; proficient in MS office, required.  Sage (formerly Timberline) and Job Cost software, preferred.

Project Superintendent
Bowen & Watson, Inc. is seeking an experienced Superintendent to join our team. If you have solid experience, a passion for what you do, a dedication to servicing clients, the ability to solve problems inventively and a track record of leading your team to achieve strong results, come join us.

The superintendent is the company representative who has the primary responsibility for all field operations, including the coordination of subcontractors’ work and self-performed work and implementation of our corporate safety program for the jobsite.

The superintendent

  • thoroughly understands the project documents and confirms all materials and subcontract work are approved and comply with contract documents and quality specifications
  • orders materials and schedules deliveries from subcontractors and vendors specified by the PM
  • shares responsibility with the project manager for maintaining the project budget
  • develops the project schedule with the project team and manages the pace of the project  ensuring that the project is built on time
  • supervises all field construction work by subcontractors and self-performed work
  • keeps project owners and architects informed of progress throughout the life of the project
  • demonstrates solid verbal and written skills
  • ensures the project closeout process is finalized to demobilize resources and transition the project to the client
  • promotes our construction services and builds business with current and potential clients by maintaining a track record of delivering on our promises in a proactive manner

Requirements:

  • 10 years experience as a project superintendent on K-12 educational facility projects
  • Excellent references

Bowen & Watson values the contributions of a diverse workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Bowen & Watson is a Drug Free Workplace.

Send Resume to: careers@bowen-watson.com

Assistant Project Manager / Project Engineer
Bowen & Watson, Inc. is seeking Assistant Project Managers to join our team. If you have solid experience, a passion for what you do, a dedication to servicing clients, the ability to solve problems inventively and a track record of leading your team to achieve strong results, come join us.

The assistant project manager is responsible for assisting project staff with administrative and technical requirements on a construction management project.

The assistant project manager

  • thoroughly understands the project documents and confirms all materials and subcontract work are approved and comply with contract documents and quality specifications
  • assists in preparing bid packages and subcontract scopes of work
  • assists with scheduling and preparing reports for OAC meetings
  • assists with all project document flow
  • assists with submittal review and approval process
  • assists with RFI process
  • assists with change management process
  • assists with pay applications
  • assists with project schedule updates
  • assists with project closeout
  • demonstrates solid verbal and written skills
  • effectively manages multiple projects and appropriately prioritizes
  • promotes our construction services and builds business with current and potential clients by maintaining a track record of delivering on our promises in a proactive manner

Requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience in commercial construction leadership positions
  • Excellent references

Bowen & Watson values the contributions of a diverse workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Bowen & Watson is a Drug Free Workplace.

Send Resume to: careers@bowen-watson.com

Intern
Bowen & Watson, Inc. is seeking college construction interns to join our team. The intern is a training position for students to learn construction project management duties. The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive support to project teams in building current and new business. Bowen & Watson offers full and part-time internships that afford qualified candidates the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in many phases of commercial construction.

The college construction intern will have the opportunity to:

  • work on a variety of projects
  • learn company correspondence processes
  • learn project buyout process
  • learn how to review and process submittals
  • learn about managing the project budget
  • learn change management processes
  • learn how changes, clarifications, directives, RFIs etc are updated on as-built plans
  • learn the closeout process

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in construction management, engineering or related program
  • Strong computer skills
  • Desire to work and learn in a team setting

Bowen & Watson values the contributions of a diverse workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Bowen & Watson is a Drug Free Workplace.

Send Resume to: careers@bowen-watson.com

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For further information or to submit your resume, please contact us at: careers@bowen-watson.com

Bowen & Watson, Inc.
2802 GA Hwy 17 Alt.
Toccoa, GA 30577

Bowen & Watson values the contributions of a diverse workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Bowen & Watson is a Drug Free Workplace.

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