Professional Services Contractor- California - RCS Corporation

Professional Services Contractor- California


Job Type: Direct Hire
Posted: 06/23/2022

Fremont, California

RCS Corporation is looking for a self-motivated Professional Services Contractor to join our client's growing company that has an outstanding reputation of building exceptional projects with integrity and honesty.  We are looking for an individual with experience in the management of natural resources or related field (tree work, forestry, landscaping/gardening) to join a team of professionals working for utility clients.  Someone who has demonstrated the ability to work in a team environment and achieve team goals. 

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Position Summary

The Professional Services Contractor will report to the Vice President of Operations. The primary focus will be performing property inspections in accordance with program directive, standards, and processes, identifying required property management work, and prescribing work to be performed.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Inspections: perform property inspections in accordance with program directive, standards, and processes
  • Identify required property management work and prescribe work to be performed, document inspection completion
  • Obtain any necessary permissions from adjacent property owners
  • May do work verification inspections of locations for scope of work completion
  • Work well with client representatives and represent the company professionally 
  • Responsible for maintaining files of working documents, documenting all location walks, and providing information
  • Set up work and tags that address jobs continuously moving as well as lining out for the next year
  • Crew coordination as well as set up contracts for projects
  • Safety: Absolute commitment to safety; be a leader in the effort to obtain zero incidents, complete all required safety training in a timely manner, promote safety awareness, and maintain a superior safety ethic for self and others and conduct all work in accordance with all safety procedures
  • Conduct Field safety audits on crews
  • Reviews and understands all safety requirements needed, overseeing Field safety operations
  • Always conduct safe driving, as there will be times you are in rural or unmarked roads, always use caution and confirm of cellular service
  • Review all work being done and complete by crews to ensure they are meeting the work order request as well as maintaining safe practices
  • Monitor’s construction progress, including productivity, compliance, and communication
  • Works with foremen and superintendent to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget
  • Authorizes the issuance of work commencement
  • Responsible for documenting all changes in the field through written and picture documentation
  • Oversees subcontractor’s workmanship as well as making sure their scope of work is being completed per their contract

Workflow Management:

  • Communicate with team members.  
  • Oversee vendors for safety, compliance, and completion of work
  • Coordinates with other lines of business as needed to ensure projects are addressing all parties’ issues
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers, and other employees
  • Promotes problem solving within the field and subcontractors
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex projects at one time
  • Outstanding organizational, communication and teamwork skills
  • Experience working with vendors and contract manufacturers preferred
  • Must be able to travel as projects stem from Eureka to Santa Barbara
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow

Qualifications / Required skills

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and achieve team goals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Behavior that is consistent with becoming a strong team player and that encourages and promotes others over themselves
  • Working knowledge of sensitive species (rare, threatened, endangered) issues
  • Working knowledge of Habitat Conservation Plans
  • Possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License required
  • Must be able to travel 75-100% of the time required
  • Computer Skills
  • Proficient in the use of web-based databases
  • Proficient in the use of GIS applications
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Proficiency with technology; able to pick up software programs

Education / Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in construction project management
  • 2+ years’ experience in the management of natural resources or related field (e.g., tree work, forestry, landscaping/gardening).
  • (BA/BS) in a related field required
  • MS degree in Natural Resources or related field desired
  • DPR Qualified Applicators License (QAL) desired
  • ISA Certified Arborist desired


RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.
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