Talisen is committed to building the best possible New York, with you.

Our growing construction management and general contracting firm is looking to fill positions in New York City.

At Talisen, we offer flexibility in your career path and believe that quality of life determines quality of work. Whether it be operating in the office environment of a fast growing young construction company, or managing projects in the field, our work is exciting and our clients are just as passionate as we are.

We pride ourselves on utilizing that environment and our employee’s skills in the construction industry to provide plentiful room to grow for both the company and our employees. We’re interested in learning about you and how you can be the next great addition to our team.

Please send your resume to cforman@talisencorp.com if you fit the criteria listed below for any of our open positions.

“Our mission is to provide the New York Metro area with premier construction services. Valuing the contribution of every member of the project team guides us in consistently exceeding our clients expectations. With safety first and strong customer advocacy our aim is to stand out at a true collaborator, turning visions into reality is what we do.”

Careers posted as of: 06/14/2017

  • Business Unit Manager

    Position Overview:Leads a business unit (including project managers, assistant project managers, and administrators) of $30-$50 million annually across 5-10 projects. Responsible for 100% client advocacy and satisfaction, team safety measures, and further establishing Talisen’s brand in the New York Metro market. 

    Measured Objectives:

    • Portfolio Results: # of jobs complete/Total billable $/General Condition budget results
    • Client Satisfaction
    • Compliance with all job processes
    • Jobsite safety

    Skills/Qualifications

    • 2-5+ years in a leadership/management position
    • Strong completed project portfolio exemplifying ability to manage projects of Talisen’s size & scope
    • Strong capability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    • Ability to maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers
    • Ability to work creatively with the marketing, business development, and communications departments
    • Exceptional organizational skills with outstanding ability to execute
    • Ability to manage many projects and prioritize in a highly demanding, stressful environment
    • Ability to work independently as well as lead a team
    • Possesses strong listening skills
    • Possesses exceptional leadership skills
    • Demonstrates ability to think analytically and strategically and can think creatively to problem solve
    • Ability to understand drawings and specs in a detailed manner
    • Maintains OSHA certifications and possesses or is on track to achieve the NYC DOB Super’s License

    Benefits

    • Profit sharing
    • 401k Retirement Plan
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Long term disability

    Work Environment

    The majority of the Business Unit Manager’s working hours will occur during normal business hours. At various times throughout assigned projects off hours or shift work will be required. Work weeks are generally 40 hours a week, however due to the nature of construction and “time is of the essence” contracts the company performs, evening and weekend work when required will be mandatory. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Project Manager

    Position Overview: Oversee, organize and drive projects from estimate or budget phase through project completion and close-out. While the APM and Super are responsible for the daily tasks during a project, the PM is ultimately responsible for winning projects, and delivering projects on time and with-in budget, resulting in 100% client satisfaction.

    Duties/Responsibilities:

    Estimating/Bid Submission:

    • Sets strategy for assigned bids and directs Bid Coordinator for maximizing coverage
    • Directs all RFI’s & addendum through the Bid Coordinator
    • Develops both quantitative take-off and scope understanding on all required efforts to deliver the project
    • Develops a critical path schedule as a minimum if no schedule is requested for the proposal
    • Levels and qualifies all subcontractor proposals to determine schedule values
    • Formulates proposal amount and Notes & Qualifications to support all bid documents
    • Drives Bid Coordinator for delivery of proposal per bid requirements
    • Leads client/architect bid interview

    Procurement:

    • Executes the client contract with support from the CEO
    • Develops and reviews the final Project Schedule with Super and APM to determine critical path and lead-time issues
    • Awards subcontracts with an effort to maximize profit while supporting Talisen’s vendor management strategy
    • Issues all PO’s and directs the team to comply with all company workflow procedures for subcontract compliance

    Project Execution:

    • Orchestrate all job set-up processes to include job kits & close-out logs
    • Orchestrates the communication for all job RFI’s with the owner/architect
    • Orchestrates and approve the submittal log when an APM is assigned or drive the process when no APM is assigned
    • Define critical submittals that require the Super’s sign off
    • Drive the kick-off meeting and the weekly client job meetings and issues formal meeting minutes
    • Develop the first pencil requisition and approve all subsequent requisitions

    Measured Objectives

    • Portfolio Results: # of jobs complete, total billable $, General Conditions & Margin
    • Estimating: # proposals submitted, total dollars of proposals & win ratios
    • Client Satisfaction: Repeat clients and “last look” positions

    Skills/Qualifications:

    • Strong capability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    • Ability to maintain effective relationships with internal and external clients and staff
    • Exceptional organizational skills with outstanding ability to execute
    • Ability to manage many projects and prioritize in a highly demanding, stressful environment
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Possesses solid leadership skills
    • Demonstrates ability to think analytically and strategically
    • Works well with a team; exhibits strong listening skills
    • Demonstrates ability to think creatively

    Benefits

    • Profit sharing
    • 401k Retirement Plan
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Long term disability

    Work Environment:

    The majority of the Project Manager’s working hours will be at the office. At various times throughout assigned projects and bids, onsite visits will occur to coincide with regular scheduled meeting and unscheduled inspection visits. Work weeks are generally 40 hours a week, however due to the nature of construction and “Time is of Essence” contracts the company performs, evening and weekend work when required will be mandatory. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Head of Estimating

    Position Overview: The Head of Estimating manages all vendors, coordinating closely with project managers across multiple business units to obtain the most qualified proposals for every project. The Head of Estimating develops and maintains relationships with vendors, issues vendor report cards, and develops new initiatives to improve vendor management processes.

    Duties/Responsibilities:

    Estimating/Bid Submission:

    • Sets strategy for assigned bids and directs Bid Coordinator for maximizing coverage
    • Directs all RFI’s & addendum through the Bid Coordinator
    • Develops both quantitative take-off and scope understanding on all required efforts to deliver the project
    • Drives Bid Coordinator for delivery of proposal per bid requirements

    Measured Objectives

    • Portfolio Results: Coverage quality, processes improvements, vendor relationships
    • Estimating: # proposals submitted, total dollars of proposals & win ratios
    • Client Satisfaction: Vendor satisfaction and feedback

    Skills/Qualifications:

    • Strong capability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    • Ability to maintain effective relationships with internal and external clients and staff
    • Exceptional organizational skills with outstanding ability to execute
    • Ability to manage many projects and prioritize in a highly demanding, stressful environment
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Possesses solid leadership skills
    • Demonstrates ability to think analytically and strategically
    • Works well with a team; exhibits strong listening skills
    • Demonstrates ability to think creatively

    Benefits

    • Profit sharing
    • 401k Retirement Plan
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Long term disability

    Work Environment:

    The majority of the Project Manager’s working hours will be at the office. At various times throughout assigned projects and bids, onsite visits will occur to coincide with regular scheduled meeting and unscheduled inspection visits. Work weeks are generally 40 hours a week, however due to the nature of construction and “Time is of Essence” contracts the company performs, evening and weekend work when required will be mandatory. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.