QSP/Stormwater Professional

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified QSP / Stormwater Professional with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

–       Qualified Stormwater Practitioner (QSP) OR Qualified Stormwater Plan Developer (QSD)

– 2+ years SWPPP experience

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

–       Performing routine and storm event inspections and sampling at construction facilities

–       Ability/desire to drive to project sites

–       Ability to work from home (writing reports)

–       experience with stormwater best management practices (BMP)

–       Preparing and implementing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs)

Additional Details

–      40-70% travel to job sites around Bakersfield, CA    

–      Mileage will be reimbursed, accommodations will be provided, if needed

–      OT available

–       Must have a clean driving record and reliable transportation

–       40 hour HAZWOPER a plus


Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Superintendent to oversee the operations of assigned construction sites.

Must Have Qualifications

         5 or more years related work experience

         Thorough knowledge of trades

         Computer literate.

         Experience in healthcare facilities construction is preferred.

         Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints and schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and basic business documents.

         Ability to write reports and correspondence.

         Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Project, and Excel)


Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

Supervises, subcontractors, vendors and employees to ensure both quality control and project compliance

o  Manage work schedules and the status of work assignments

o  Provide training on assigned duties

o  Oversee quality of subcontractor work

o  Monitor performance and administer performance management

o  Conduct annual performance reviews for assigned staff

         Collaborates with Project Manager to formulate construction schedule and maintains construction schedule throughout the project from start to finish; uploads progress daily to Procore

         Schedules and directs all inspections with city officials, government agencies and private agencies as required and ensures required documentation is ready for presentation

         Resolves problems as they arise regarding plans/specifications, conflicts with the architect, engineer, clients and subcontractors.; documents all corrections, changes and requests

         Accurately produces and submits the following documents through Procore per the designated time frame: red lines, requests for information/change events (RFIs/CEs), daily reports, incident reports, safety meeting records, weekly hazard/infection control (IC)/interim life safety measures (ILSM) checklists, job site photographs, time and materials logs, weekly 3 week look ahead, weekly job site photos

         Ensures all subcontractors scheduled to be on site have previously met all insurance requirements and have been issued a Subcontractor Access Code (SAC)

         Responsible for review of submittal log and tracking submittals from submission to final approval

         Review subcontractor scope of work (SOW) with each sub and ensures work outside the SOW is approved in advance

         Ensures that subcontractors are providing own clean up and debris boxes

         Maintains and posts OSHA and company required safety literature

         Documents and coordinates subcontractor completion of all punch list items in a timely manner; ensures punch list is signed-off by customer

         Attends project pre-construction, weekly and close-out meetings

         Conducts weekly on-site safety meetings, ensures all subcontractors and personnel on the job site have been trained for the specific jobsite hazards.

         Orders all on-site material, as required; understands and plans for all lead time items and orders accordingly

         Regularly interfaces with Project Engineer to ensure all CE/RFI issues are clearly understood by Project Engineer

         Is primary responsible party on a day to day basis to ensure compliance with company and facility IC/ILSM policies

         Promptly documents and corrects any observed safety/IC/ILSM conditions per company policies

         Facilitate delivering the required documents and interfacing with Project Engineering Assistant for closeout; this meeting should happen within 10 days of occupancy

         Turn in accurately coded company credit card logs by the required deadlines each month

         Enforce employee compliance with and adherence to all company policies including strict compliance with all wage and hour and timekeeping requirements.

Senior Estimator II

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified SENIOR ESTIMATOR II with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in construction and estimating.
  • Degree or certification in a related field.
  • Strong working knowledge of Constructware and/or Viewpoint.
  • Experience in the planning and/or managing of engineering design or construction, or experience in overseeing large engineering projects.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze and evaluate project plans, specifications, scope, difficulty, and any other requirements necessary to prepare a job cost estimate and assemble bid packages.
  • Prepare conceptual estimates and/or budgets.
  • Prepare accurate quantity take-offs and unit pricing using established company production rates.
  • When quantity survey is complete, establish profit & overhead for project if requested.
  • Use the Request for Information (RFI) process when information is lacking (document appropriately)
  • Inform VP of Estimating of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in plans and specifications
  • Maintain in the job file, all correspondence records and notes for the project being bid (log all bid documents)
  • Review and analyze all quotes to ensure they meet the standards and specifications for the project.
  • Communicate with General Contractor's, owners, vendors, and trades.
  • Secure vendor pricing and select vendors and subcontractors by their cost effectiveness for each project.
  • Coordinate with vendors and subcontractors to completely cover scope in the most cost-effective way.
  • Immediately respond to any vendor or subcontractor questions; resolve issues immediately and completely.
  • Get written documentation on vendor and subcontractor quotes.
  • Be proficient in project principals, policies, and procedures and apply them during course of work.
  • Participate in (and may lead) weekly planning meetings with estimating staff.
  • Assist PMs with Buyouts on projects.
  • Assist Project Manager with purchasing and any change orders on projects estimated as requested.
  • Ensure Quality Assurance/Quality Checks are always in place.
  • Job close out and reviews.
  • Attend pre-job meetings.
  • Attend all estimating meetings.
  • Attending project job walks as assigned.
  • Be available on all bid days to assist in the collection and review of incoming quotes.
  • Provide value engineering as requested.
  • While it is impossible to list every duty that may be asked of an employee, the Employer may ask that an employee do other duties as the business need arises.

Lead Landscape Designer

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified LEAD LANDSCAPE DESIGNER with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in Drafting, Landscape Design, and/or Landscape Architecture.
  • California Landscape Architect License.
  • Proficiency in Google Mail and Drive.
  • Experience with Revu, Bluebeam, and/or CAD.
  • Passion for teamwork and collaboration.
  • Exceptional time management and personal accountability.
  • Pride in delivering high-quality work.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Managing a Design Team: Orchestrating a collaborative symphony to bring visions to life.
  • Being Point of Contact for Clients: Nurturing strong relationships and ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Creating Residential Landscape Designs: Transforming spaces into personalized havens. Creating Landscape Construction Detail Drawings: Translating visions into tangible, detailed plans.
  • Creating Landscape Planting Plans: Bringing nature’s beauty into the design equation.

Heavy Civil Project Manager/Estimator

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Project Manager and/or Estimator with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

·        BS, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent Project related experience

·        Must have 5 years of progressive PM experience including direct supervisory experience

·        Federal and estimating experience a plus

·        Hard working, willing to work long hours during the construction/field season

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

·        Provide initial client contact to assess scope of work and resources required to successfully complete project.

·        Assist with estimating and proposals of assigned bid opportunities with detailed review of proposal specifications, drawings, takeoff information, production rates, subcontractors and overall project approach.

·        Supervise total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.

·        Responsible for development of basic project schedules.

·        Responsible for all project cost administration processes to include; completing/reviewing project budget, weekly receiving reports, cost reports and providing monthly cost and revenue forecasts.

·        Responsible for insuring accurate production reporting and interfacing with client representatives and responsible for administration of all subcontractors.

·        Plan, coordinate and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, engineering, material control, provide day-to-day direction of onsite administrative staff in accounting, purchasing, etc.).

·        Responsible for recognizing changes in project scope and or conditions, ability to develop claims and responsible for leading claim and change negotiations. 

·        Supervise employees and other subcontractors as required by the contract.

·        Provide technical assistance, i.e. interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc. as required. 

Structural Project Engineer

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified STRUCTURAL PROJECT ENGINEER with the following background:

The Structural Project Engineer at a semiconductor manufacturing facility is instrumental in the design, analysis, and oversight of structural projects, encompassing new constructions, expansions, and enhancements within the facility. This role involves assessing structural requirements, developing engineering solutions, and ensuring that projects are executed to meet operational needs, safety standards, and regulatory compliance.

The engineer will work closely with facility operations, project management, and multidisciplinary teams to deliver structural projects that align with the facility's strategic objectives, emphasizing innovation, efficiency, and minimal disruption to manufacturing processes.

Must Have Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, or a closely related field, with a solid foundation in structural engineering principles.
  • At least 4 years of experience in structural engineering, with a preference for experience in industrial, high-tech, or semiconductor manufacturing facilities.
  • Semiconductor, Life Science, Clean Room, Mission Critical experience a plus.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluate structural needs for facility projects, including new constructions, expansions, and modifications to support evolving manufacturing capabilities.
  • Develop detailed project scopes, perform structural analyses, and create engineering designs that meet the specific requirements of semiconductor manufacturing environments.
  • Lead coordination efforts among various engineering disciplines to ensure holistic project integration, from conceptual design through detailed engineering and construction.
  • Interface with project stakeholders to define design criteria, justify project scopes, and oversee the execution of structural components to ensure compliance with industry standards and operational objectives.
  • Collaborate with construction management teams to ensure projects are completed within budget, schedule, and quality expectations, providing technical oversight and guidance as needed.
  • Ensure all structural projects adhere to safety protocols, building codes, and environmental regulations, maintaining a focus on sustainable and resilient design practices.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, leveraging lessons learned and innovative engineering practices to enhance project outcomes and operational efficiency.