Join Our Team!

At HRGM, we are always looking to hire talented professionals with a passion for construction and a dedication to problem solving. Be part of a team that prioritizes communication, integrity, perseverance and trust!

HRGM is currently hiring for the positions listed below.

To apply, please fill out the form below or email your resume and cover letter to jobs@hrgm.com. HRGM is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

EXPERIENCED COMMERCIAL ROOFER

HRGM is an award winning Roofing company that has been in business for 42 years.

Duties & Responsibilities

We are looking for Roofers with the following skills:

  • Commercial roofing experience preferred
  • Must be able to climb a ladder
  • Perform other duties, as and when assigned.
  • Repair and maintenance on all roof systems including BUR, Modified Bitumen, TPO, EPDM, PVC and slope (tile/shingles).
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks daily through completion with a strong attention to detail.
  • Must not be afraid of heights.
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. regularly, repeated bending, climbing, kneeling
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Perform work in accordance with job specifications and safety guidelines. Maintain professional interaction with all customers.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening, background check and drug test.
  • HRGM offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays, etc.

Qualifications

  • Must have physical ability to recognize and avoid security risks.
  • Possess physical strength to complete work.
  • Able to communicate effectively with others and work cooperatively in teams (including resolving basic conflicts with or without the assistance of management).
  • Able to communicate and interact both verbally and written.
  • Able to perform detailed work and make effective decisions to maintain production, quality and safety under pressure and deadlines.
  • Handle emergency situations, work pressure and stress.
  • Able to solve problems.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Flexible to work during odd hours, including overtime, night work and weekends.
  • DC residency is beneficial though not required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential job functions.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is…

  • Required to continuously use vision abilities, including close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms; use fine motor coordination and eye-hand coordination to complete tasks.
  • Frequently required to stand, talk and hear; lift or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds (with or without assistance).
  • Occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and smell.
  • Required to work outside in extreme weather conditions – both hot and cold.

HRGM Corporation’s Site Work and Green Spaces team is rapidly growing. We perform grading and excavation, installation of site utilities (water, sanitary, storm), and site demolition.  We work on medium-to-large scale commercial projects, such as site renovations, large building additions, ground up construction, and development / renovation of parks.

We are hiring an experienced Earthwork Foreman to lead our earthwork and grading crews.  Site utility experience is a plus.

HRGM employees receive government wage scale and a generous benefits package. Our crews work year-round.  We hire for the long-term. Many of our craftsmen have been with HRGM for 5+ years.

Job Summary

The Earthwork Foreman will lead crews of 4-6 people, performing cut-to-fill, grading and excavation, storm water management, site demolition, and sediment and erosion control on large commercial projects in the Washington DC Metro Area.

The foreman may also be required to operate heavy equipment, such as 20,000-80,000 lbs excavators, and occasionally, other equipment like dozers, rubber tire loaders, track loaders, laser skid steers, etc.

NOTE:  Work hours are primarily Monday-Friday 7am-4pm, however, foreman may be required to work overtime or on Saturdays to make up for time lost due to weather conditions.

Foreman Benefits

  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Company-subsidized medical insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company-match
  • Weekly pay with option for direct deposit

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Run crew of 4-6 performing earthwork activities, including cut-to-fill, grading, excavation, storm water management, site demolition, and sediment and erosion control.
  • Read/ understand/ interpret plans and specifications.
  • Read cut sheets, set grades on stakes, transfer grades, and check elevations of existing and proposed conditions.
  • Perform simple math to calculate slope percentages.
  • Set up and use a transit and/or laser level.
  • Complete daily reports, compile records of deliveries, and track materials and equipment on site.
  • Can execute rigging processes.
  • Site utility experience is a plus.
  • The foreman may also be required to operate heavy equipment, including 20,000 to 80,000 lbs excavators.  Occasionally, the foreman may need to operate other equipment, such as dozers, track or rubber tire loaders, rollers, or other related equipment.  While operating equipment, foreman must:
    • Follow all company safety policies and OSHA requirements.
    • Operate equipment in an efficient manner and follow instructions of on-site management.
    • Respond to signals and directions.
    • Maintain equipment or production records, as directed.
    • Perform other duties, as and when assigned.

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of leading a 4-6 person earthwork crew.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience running an excavator to load trucks, excavate and backfill utilities.
  • Must have knowledge of local codes and requirements.
  • Able to communicate effectively with others and work cooperatively in teams.
  • Able to perform detailed work and make effective decisions to maintain production, quality and safety under pressure and deadlines.
  • Able to solve problems.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Flexible to work during odd hours, including overtime, night work and weekends if required.
  • Possess an active 7B license to work on the equipment (or the ability to get one within 45 days).
  • Able to get on/off equipment to help labor and crews.
  • Can pass a drug screen
  • Background check will be run

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential job functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable performance of essential job functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is…

  • Required to continuously use vision abilities, including close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms; use fine motor coordination and eye-hand coordination to push/pull levers and apply pressure to control; utilize feet to press pedals; sit in static positions for long periods of time.
  • Frequently required to stand, talk and hear; lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and smell.
  • Required to work outside in extreme weather conditions – both hot and cold.

Work Environment [Rachna do we need this]

While performing the duties of this job, the employee…

  • Regularly works in outside weather conditions.
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts; is exposed to vibration, wet or humid conditions, heat, and other forms of inclement weather; and is exposed to loud noise.
  • Works in excavations.

HRGM Corporation’s Site Work and Green Spaces team is rapidly growing. We perform grading and excavation, installation of site utilities (water, sanitary, storm), and site demolition.  We work on medium-to-large scale commercial projects, such as site renovations, large building additions, ground up construction, and development / renovation of parks.

We are hiring an experienced Earthwork Foreman to lead our earthwork and grading crews.  Site utility experience is a plus.

HRGM employees receive government wage scale and a generous benefits package. Our crews work year-round.  We hire for the long-term. Many of our craftsmen have been with HRGM for 5+ years.

Job Summary

The Earthwork Foreman will lead crews of 4-6 people, performing cut-to-fill, grading and excavation, storm water management, site demolition, and sediment and erosion control on large commercial projects in the Washington DC Metro Area.

The foreman may also be required to operate heavy equipment, such as 20,000-80,000 lbs excavators, and occasionally, other equipment like dozers, rubber tire loaders, track loaders, laser skid steers, etc.

NOTE:  Work hours are primarily Monday-Friday 7am-4pm, however, foreman may be required to work overtime or on Saturdays to make up for time lost due to weather conditions.

Foreman Benefits

  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Company-subsidized medical insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company-match
  • Weekly pay with option for direct deposit

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Run crew of 4-6 performing earthwork activities, including cut-to-fill, grading, excavation, storm water management, site demolition, and sediment and erosion control.
  • Read/ understand/ interpret plans and specifications.
  • Read cut sheets, set grades on stakes, transfer grades, and check elevations of existing and proposed conditions.
  • Perform simple math to calculate slope percentages.
  • Set up and use a transit and/or laser level.
  • Complete daily reports, compile records of deliveries, and track materials and equipment on site.
  • Can execute rigging processes.
  • Site utility experience is a plus.
  • The foreman may also be required to operate heavy equipment, including 20,000 to 80,000 lbs excavators.  Occasionally, the foreman may need to operate other equipment, such as dozers, track or rubber tire loaders, rollers, or other related equipment.  While operating equipment, foreman must:
    • Follow all company safety policies and OSHA requirements.
    • Operate equipment in an efficient manner and follow instructions of on-site management.
    • Respond to signals and directions.
    • Maintain equipment or production records, as directed.
    • Perform other duties, as and when assigned.

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of leading a 4-6 person earthwork crew.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience running an excavator to load trucks, excavate and backfill utilities.
  • Must have knowledge of local codes and requirements.
  • Able to communicate effectively with others and work cooperatively in teams.
  • Able to perform detailed work and make effective decisions to maintain production, quality and safety under pressure and deadlines.
  • Able to solve problems.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Flexible to work during odd hours, including overtime, night work and weekends if required.
  • Possess an active 7B license to work on the equipment (or the ability to get one within 45 days).
  • Able to get on/off equipment to help labor and crews.
  • Can pass a drug screen
  • Background check will be run

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential job functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable performance of essential job functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is…

  • Required to continuously use vision abilities, including close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms; use fine motor coordination and eye-hand coordination to push/pull levers and apply pressure to control; utilize feet to press pedals; sit in static positions for long periods of time.
  • Frequently required to stand, talk and hear; lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and smell.
  • Required to work outside in extreme weather conditions – both hot and cold.

Work Environment [Rachna do we need this]

While performing the duties of this job, the employee…

  • Regularly works in outside weather conditions.
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts; is exposed to vibration, wet or humid conditions, heat, and other forms of inclement weather; and is exposed to loud noise.
  • Works in excavations.

COMPANY INFORMATION

HRGM Corporation is an award-winning construction company specializing in work for Federal, State and Local Government Agencies in the Washington, DC region.   We self-perform earthwork, site utilities, site demolition, and erosion and sediment controls. We also execute small-to-mid sized design-build renovation projects, and we have a separate division which self-performs large commercial roofing projects.

HRGM has received awards and accolades from numerous entities for our construction work. Most recently, we are multi-year recipients of Washington Building Congress Craftsmanship Awards and Sika Sarnafil’s Project of the Year awards.  HRGM has also been honored with a Washington Contractors Merit Award, and the District of Columbia’s Small Business of the Year Award.

HRGM has been in business since 1978 and we are proud to call Historic Anacostia our home base. We have a dynamic and vibrant culture that celebrates hard work, craftsmanship, and excellent client service.  We hire individuals who are self-motivated and organized, and who wish to leave their mark on public spaces throughout the District.

JOB DESCRIPTION – Senior Project Manager, Site Work and Green Spaces Division

The HRGM Site Work and Green Spaces Senior Project Manager is responsible for the overall technical management and administration of complex excavation and site utility construction projects, from proposal development through final acceptance by client.  They will also manage select On Call/IDIQ projects and small design-build projects.

The Senior Project Manager is fully involved in the project for the full lifecycle. S/he works closely with HRGM’s estimators to develop the cost estimate and detail our approach to the work. During preconstruction, the Senior Project Manager works with the Project Engineer on submittals, scheduling, and buyout. The Senior Project Manager executes the project in conjunction with the Superintedent and field team. For all work, the Senior Project Manager will work closely with the Site Work and Green Spaces Project Executive who leads the team and provides overall client support.

The Site Work and Green Spaces Senior Project Manager is authorized to act as a liaison between HRGM, the client/Owner, Architect, and Engineering contacts related to the project. They function as representatives of HRGM Corporation in resolving construction issues, supervising the activities of the project staff, and overseeing all activities related to contracts, change orders, submittals, procurement, and schedules. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for meeting project schedules and adhering to cost control, so as to build upon HRGM’s reputation for high level customer service.

This Senior Project Manager will bid, scope, and execute projects involving earthwork, excavation and grading, site utilities (storm, sanitary, water), sediment and erosion control, and site demolition. Therefore, knowledge of these site work trades or familiarity with adjacent trades, and an ability to learn quickly, is critical to this position. Likewise, the ability to manage a design-build project and collaborate with the A/E team is important.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Provide initial client contact to assess scope of work and resources required to successfully complete the project.
  2. Work with estimator and superintendent to create complete takeoffs and estimates, including detailed written proposals, based on proposed project specifications, drawings, etc. Past experience with HCSS and Agtek software packages is a strong plus.
  3. Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within corporate policy. Includes safety management/adherence.
  4. Supervise and manage in a pro-active manner the total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule. This requires problem-solving, interfacing with client representatives and A/E representatives, working with the superintendent on field management and sequencing, interacting with adjacent trades and contractors.
  5. Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of onsite superintendent/management team to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  6. Represent the company at project meetings, negotiations, etc.
  7. Manage all financial aspects of contracts to protect the company’s interests and simultaneously maintain a positive client relationship.
  8. Assist, train, and supervise subordinate Estimator/Project engineers.
  9. Responsible for efficient resource allocation/management and contractual performance of the project.
  10. Perform additional assignments as directed by company executives.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Education:

  1. Four-year engineering, construction, or project management degree, or equivalent combinations of technical training and related experience. Undergrad degree is required.
  2. Significant experience in construction management, estimating, and construction supervision, including experience with site work trades.
  3. Expertise in industry practices, construction technology, equipment and methods, negotiations, engineering, construction costs and estimating, scheduling, and safety requirements is necessary.
  4. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills required.
  5. Professional conduct in a business environment is essential.
  6. Software Knowledge: Senior Project Manager must be familiar with Excel, HeavyBid, BlueBeam. Proficiency in Agtek and HeavyJob are strong pluses.

HRGM is an E-Verify company and candidates will have to pass a criminal background check.

JOB TITLE:    Human Resources Manager

SUMMARY: Coordinates human resources activities including but not limited to employment and employee relations.  It is important for this candidate to have a strong background in recruiting and the ability to recruit for blue collar trades.  This position will manage the HR work alongside the Director and the Office Manager.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with administration of company-wide human resources policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with stated corporate objectives and federal and state legal requirements.
  • Recruits and interviews candidates; provides management with hiring recommendations.
  • Coordinates hiring process, including but not limited to conducting background and reference checks and issuing job confirmation letters and other internal communication.
  • Creates an onboarding process that helps new employees understand HRGM’s policies, culture and dedication to safety.
  • Coordinates and/or conducts employee-relations activities and programs including but not limited to employee counseling, interpretation of policies, new employee orientation, and employee recognition programs.
  • Coordinates programs to attract qualified candidates through the design and placement of position announcements, advertising, and/or participation in job fairs.
  • Coordinates employee appreciation events.
  • Ensures timely ordering and management of PPE supplies and other company-provided benefits for employees.
  • Conducts exit interviews with employees; communicates findings to management.
  • Coordinates annual Open Enrollment Sessions
  • Responds to inquiries regarding the organization’s processes, policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Conducts ongoing information and training sessions to develop employees and provide support and problem resolution.
  • Coordinates and tracks employee training and licenses.
  • Coordinates distribution/communication of projects including but not limited to Employee Policy handbook, 401(k) open enrollment, and employee recognition.
  • Identifies potential employee-relations issues and makes recommendations to management.
  • Conducts investigations into company-guideline violations.
  • Coordinates administration of workers’ compensation and unemployment claims.
  • Coordinates responses to employee Employment Verification Requests.
  • Assists in administration of company compensation and benefits programs.
  • Utilize online resources for company recruiting – Indeed, Linked In, etc.
  • Coordinate compliance on government projects related to employee staffing (i.e. – First Source Reporting, etc.)
  • Assist the company in retaining top talent and maintaining positivity in the workforce.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) and two to four years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of HR laws and regulations.
  • Basic competence in duties and tasks of supervised employees.
  • Experience in recruiting and staffing.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Proficient on various computer programs, social media. At a minimum Microsoft Office Suite of products.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) skills a plus. Background in construction is a plus.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Analytical–Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Confidentiality – Is able to understand and maintain confidentiality in all aspects of this person’s job – especially because this role will handle sensitive and personal information.
  • Problem Solving–Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management–Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Technical Skills–Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Customer Service–Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills--Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication–Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication–Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork–Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Visionary Leadership–Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Change Management—Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results
  • Leadership–Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Managing People–Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
  • Quality Management–Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Business Acumen–Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Cost Consciousness–Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Diversity–Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
  • Ethics–Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support–Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Strategic Thinking–Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Judgment–Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation–Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing–Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism–Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality–Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity–Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security–Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability–Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality–Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability–Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative–Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation–Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, utilize hand and finger dexterity, talk or hear, utilize visual acuity to operate office equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard.  Occasionally asked to lift/push/carry items less than 25 pounds.

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