Alten Construction Careers

OUR Company > Careers

Careers at Alten Construction

Careers at Alten Construction

Alten Construction is constantly looking for enthusiastic, hardworking and talented people to join our team. We consider everyone at Alten Construction to be a part of our family, and will work hard to ensure that you have a safe, positive, fulfilling work environment that gives you the independence and support you need to excel.

We’re pleased that you’re considering joining the Alten family. Everyone at Alten Construction works as a highly cohesive team. We realize that we’re all in this together, putting our talents and expertise to work to deliver outstanding structures for our clients that will last for generations.


If you are a current Construction Management student looking to intern at a vibrant, dynamic construction company, we would love to hear from you.

We don’t hide our interns. We place them in positions where they can learn the job and mentor under experienced professionals. After graduation, our new employees from our internship program work in the field for several years to further learn the challenges and tricks of the trade. Once they have established a good base of knowledge and a positive track record, those who are interested in project management, engineering or supervisory roles will gain additional responsibilities at a measured pace, so that they can devote their time to learning the process and understanding the intricacies of managing a project and people.

We are interested in helping you achieve your career goals. Contact us today about potential internship opportunities.

Email: or
Call: 510.234.4200


Experienced Professionals & Craftspeople

We are signatory to the carpenters and laborers unions

Alten Construction is always looking to develop our workforce by hiring talented professionals and craftspeople in a broad range of fields. We are interested in candidates with backgrounds in construction management, project management, project engineering, demolition, concrete, masonry, carpentry and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan(SWPPP).

We value your experience and talents, and look forward to speaking with you further about your goals. We know that our people are the true strength of our company, and are what sets us apart from others in our field. If you are interested in helping us deliver exceptional general contracting services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, we would love to hear from you. Contact us today to discuss your next step.

Email: or
Call: 510.234.4200

Alten Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer and adheres to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (EFEH) Act.

Open Positions

To apply for a position, email with your resume and include the title of the position in the subject line.

We are now hiring for the following positions:

  • Project Organization - Directs the work flow consistent with the project schedule, communicates project priorities to field staff and subcontractors, maintains daily reports and timesheets of all activities and site conditions, and manages the punch list and closeout process through owner/architect acceptance.
  • Project Manager - Works with project manager in formulating project schedule, ensures that the proper methods and sequence of installation are followed makes and follows through with schedule commitments, and maintains the company's quality standards.
  • Subcontractor Relations - Maintains good working relationship with all subcontractors on the project, develops relationships within the community, which enhance business opportunities, and ensures subcontractors perform efficiently . Measure the performance of the subcontractors’ and implement strategies and safety protocol to eliminate claims and injuries.
  • Risk Management - Ensures complete, accurate daily documentation of work orders, understands subcontractor scope of work to avoid unnecessary change orders, and identifies problems early and acts immediately to provide solutions.
  • Develops and organizes the field team, arranges for temporary facilities/utilities for the site, and identifies long lead items that need to be expedited.
  • Project Safety - Understands and administers the company's safety program to include all subcontractors, ensures that all accidents/incidents are promptly reported and investigated, and assists in safety inspections by outside agencies. Follow company IIPP procedures.
  • Minimum of 10 years Public School experience, DSA experience, ADA experience, wood framing & concrete experience. RESIDENTIAL DOES NOT QUALIFY
  • Proficient at reading plans and specifications for all trades.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Microsoft Project, Primavera P3 and Expedition.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize work assignments, and extreme attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent leadership and motivational skills. Primavera 3 - Primavera 6
  • Applicant must be experience in project supervision of federal and state funded projects, manage self-performed work & scheduling.
  • Must be 30 Hour OSHA and First Aid Training certified.
  • Must live in the Bay Area.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Pass LiveScan requirements.

Alten Construction Inc., a Bay Area based General Contractor is seeking a Project Manager for public works projects emphasis on school DSA projects in the $3 million to $50 million range.

We are a well-established Public Works General Construction Company founded in 1995. We are known for our high standards of quality and professionalism. We strive to maintain an extremely positive and enjoyable working environment throughout the company. We are looking to add to our current team a very qualified, knowledgeable and positive individual who has progressive thinking and an open-minded approach to problem solving. Medical and dental insurance, personal time off and retirement plan are available after probation period.

  • Manages project cost and schedule and forecasts labor, material & equipment on a monthly basis
  • Supervise all construction activities of assigned projects from start to finish.
  • Develop a baseline schedule and maintaining the construction schedule throughout the project.
  • Administrates all aspects of the subcontracting process
  • Produce and submit the following documents accurately: RFI's, RFI Log, Change Orders
  • Assist in reviewing shop-drawing submittals from subcontractors.
  • Supervise superintendents, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure quality control and project compliance.
  • Resolve problems as they arise from the plans and specifications, unknown existing conditions, conflicts, with Architects, Engineers, Designers, Subcontractors and/or Vendors.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the completion of all punch lists.
  • Ensure that all construction work performed is of the highest quality.
  • Research materials, means, and methods for projects.
  • Develops business and client relationships
  • Provides direction, oversees, and works effectively with Project Engineers and Project Coordinator.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in a Project Management role on public works construction projects. RESIDENTIAL DOES NOT QUALIFY
  • Provides leadership in training Superintendents and Field Crews on Alten Construction procedures, construction and safety methods.
  • Working knowledge of all phases of construction and subcontractors.
  • Prepares and updates Precon and Construction Master Schedules.
  • Proficient at reading plans and specifications for all trades.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Microsoft Project, Primavera P3 and Expedition.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize work assignments, and extreme attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent leadership and motivational skills
  • Must live in the Bay Area.
  • Valid Driver’s License

The Project Engineer is responsible for promoting and ensuring site and office safety, and assisting the Project Manager and team members in the planning, coordinating, and administration of their assigned job to ensure the work is completed on time, within budget, while adhering to Alten’s quality standards.

  • Coordinate job site set up and develop site logistics plan
  • Review field inspection reports and communicate deficiencies to supervisor
  • Responsible for record drawings, create and maintain document control logs to track documents
  • Write, distribute, coordinate and track RFI’s
  • Review all trade specific RFI’s for potential, cost and/or schedule impact
  • Develop and update project schedule with Project Manager and Superintendent
  • Track weekly trade performance against project schedule, review delay log to ensure trade delays have been incorporated into schedule and provide team update
  • Review specs and identify all required submittals, prepare submittal schedule, and communicate scope changes
  • Track and enter timecard information into Procore
  • Understanding of different contracts and purchase orders; provisions, terms, language, insurance requirements and claim resolutions and warranty
  • Responsible for promoting sustainable construction and coordinating project LEED requirements
  • Promote safety during the performance of all daily project responsibilities
  • Track and perform jobsite safety meetings, participate in safety meetings, present safety topic, maintain attendance log and binder
  • Perform daily jobsite inspections for compliance with safety standards
  • Maintain project progress photographs
Skills & Experience
  • Working knowledge of contract formats; draft, and issue change order(s) scope to subcontractors with oversight by APM or PM prior to issuance
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of surveying, scheduling, drawings, and construction sequencing
  • Advanced computer skills with the ability to use MS Office with proficiency (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Leadership & Communication Skills Required
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn, grow, and desire for continuous improvement
  • Display a high degree of integrity and social responsibility during the performance of daily responsibilities
  • Ability to collaborate with team and manage multiple tasks, produce work on a time sensitive deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude at all times
  • Time Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Create strong morale on his/her team while working to achieve a common goal
  • Develop a business judgment in a manner consistent with Alten’s Company Policy and Procedures
  • Ability to adapt behavior to meet the needs of the project to ensure project success
  • Provide value to each project through innovation and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written
Required Education & Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture; or Construction Management Certificate from an accredited university with minimum two years as an Assistant Project Engineer, or relevant construction experience
  • LEED GA preferred
  • Alten Construction Inc. is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.