We recognize our PEOPLE AS OUR PRIMARY ASSETS

To be successful, Keystone must be a rewarding place to work. We provide opportunities for professional growth to help our team reach their potential.

Without great people, we couldn’t achieve such great results for our clients. We believe in creating a work environment that rewards individuals for continued growth, dedication, lifelong learning, hard work, and exceptional contributions to clients, the company, and the community.

If you’re interested in being part of a team that values and rewards those qualities, please review our open positions and consider building your career with Keystone.

Director of Marketing & Communications

Position Description

Position Title: Director of Marketing & Communications
Reports To: Jennifer Pavlik, Vice President & Chief of Staff
Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Summary

The Director of Marketing & Communications leads all efforts to formulate, execute, and sustain comprehensive marketing strategies to support the company-wide and divisional business objectives. This position is responsible for strategically coordinating the branding of all Keystone entities, as well as providing marketing, business development, and advertising materials for Keystone Group. This position takes ownership in creating and completing corporate communications, marketing, and public relations for all Keystone entities and projects, both in development and construction. In addition to marketing leadership responsibilities, this position is in charge of proactive social media marketing, ensuring all corporate presentations and communications are appropriately branded, website updates, timely and coordinated responses to RFQs and RFPs, and other marketing and public relations materials to increase positive awareness of Keystone entities.

The Director of Marketing & Communications is in charge of creating and maintaining a proactive social media plan, as well as providing quality writing, graphic design, and creative skills to showcase a comprehensive understanding of the company’s divisions and entities.  This position takes care of all aspects of the internal and external company newsletter, while also being responsible for designing, compiling, organizing, and maintaining staff resumes, project descriptions, project photography, and other marketing materials. The Director of Marketing & Communications is also responsible for writing content, and creating materials for real estate development flyers, news releases, broker blasts, property and project signage, industry and trade publications, print/digital media, email newsletters, news releases, and industry award/recognition programs.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Guide and direct all marketing efforts to formulate, execute and sustain comprehensive marketing strategies to support the company-wide and divisional business objectives.
  • Evaluate and leverage market research, industry insights and information as a foundation of building strategic marketing initiatives for all areas of the company.
  • Continually evaluate marketing, communications, and public relations strategies, adapting when necessary, to ensure positive and effective branding of the company.
  • Ensure marketing resources and strategies align effectively to the strategic direction of the entire company.
  • Work closely with Property Management, Development, and Construction departments to ensure that marketing and sales strategies are compatible; evaluating long and short-term strategic and tactical implications; implementing mid-course alterations or improvements to address changing market conditions.
  • Ensure standardization and uniformity in marketing efforts across all business divisions, including business development best practices, and client management strategies.
  • Ensure all company employees maintain access to company resources as it relates to marketing materials, marketing technology, design, and market research.
  • Create and oversee the short-term and long-term budgets for the marketing, communications, and public relations programs and its related activities by monitoring progress, assuring adherence and evaluating performance.
  • Produce written content for industry and trade publications, awards, print/digital media advertising, association newsletters, broker blasts, property and project signage, property flyers, company news releases, and press announcements in a timely manner to obtain approval of draft and final versions from internal stakeholders.
  • Facilitate delivery of marketing materials needed from architects, engineers, and other consultants to meet required deadlines.
  • Proactively facilitate and update information and materials on the company website and social media platforms, as needed.
  • Manage and continually update the company’s photography inventory, including obtaining photography of company projects and staff resume/website pictures to ensure all material is up to date and supportive of company branding.
  • Produce marketing, communication, and public relations materials of high quality, which includes consistency, creative writing free of grammatical errors, photography, organization, page layout, cover page, binding, and information that is well-researched and factually checked.
  • Read applicable materials and attend online industry education conferences to improve knowledge of industry, software, style, content, appearance, photography and other matters related to marketing materials to assist the company in maintaining a current and fresh approach to all marketing, communication, and public relations materials.
  • Create and maintain a calendar of conferences and special events related to Business Development and Community Relation activities.
  • Be a member of the advance team for CEOs speaking events, including, but not limited to event set up, event coordination, event photography, and event publicity and promotion.
  • Facilitate company stakeholders to create a proactive list/plan of possible industry awards and assist in selection of company related projects based on criteria of awards. Create comprehensive list of past awards to use for company advertising and marketing materials, updating the list as needed to capture new award information.
  • Write applications for awards in a timely and proactive manner that result in quality submittals. This includes researching submission deadlines, award decision-makers, and key dates when awards are decided and recognition events.
  • Demonstrate initiative and readiness to act on opportunities beyond what is required or expected, bringing out creative, innovative and resourceful ideas of self and others. Mobilize others through enterprising efforts, enthusiasm and passion.
  • Ensure excellent communication, expressing ideas clearly in an organized and effective manner; extracting relevant information from written material; being effective in written and verbal communication; encouraging collaboration among team members, while building credibility and rapport.

Non-Essential Functions and Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of job functions or responsibilities that are required to successfully perform this position. Other duties and activities may be assigned by senior management and essential functions are subject to change at any time with or without notice.

Position Requirements

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field and at least 8 years’ experience in corporate marketing. Competencies for this position include:

  1. Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  2. Proven experience in developing and implementing a marketing strategy.
  3. Knowledge of and past participation in corporate public relations.
  4. Experience with online marketing, including social media and website content.
  5. Solid knowledge of website analytics tools.
  6. Strong analytical and project management skills.
  7. Ability to work outside of standard office hours, when needed.
  8. Results oriented and solution focused mindset.
  9. High degree of accountability.
  10. Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet changing deadlines.
  11. Strong creative outlook.
  12. Ability to perform all essential functions listed within the position description.
  13. Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Position Preferences

Having at least 10 years’ experience in corporate marketing, within the real estate or construction industry. Preferred competencies include:

  1. Experience in graphic design.
  2. Experience in coordinating corporate branding throughout multiple departments.
  3. Knowledgeable in the production of RFPs, RFQs, and RFIs.
  4. Proven ability to research and apply for industry awards.

Work Environment

This is a full-time position that operates in a professional office environment and requires appropriate professional dress. The Director of Marketing & Communications routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and other digital equipment. This position is both sedentary and mobile by nature and requires the ability to speak, hear, stand, sit, walk, lift up to 20 lbs., use manual dexterity, and reach with hands and arms. This position occasionally visits indoor job sites and outdoor job sites, potentially being exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, vibrations, and other extreme conditions commonly found at construction job sites. The noise level while in the office is low, but on job sites can be loud.

Personal Work Relationships

In addition to the reporting structure, internally, this position interacts regularly with the Vice President and Chief of Staff, Vice President of Construction, Vice President of Development, Director of Property Management – Residential and Commercial, Project Managers, and Executive Assistant to the President. Must have the ability to work well with other employees, as well as with the general public, while maintaining a positive attitude at all times.

Travel

Travel is expected for this position in connection with visiting property and construction sites.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not currently have direct supervisory responsibilities but will coordinate with multiple team members and is responsible for supervising overall marketing efforts, including the indirect supervision of team members working on marketing, communication, and public relation efforts.

Notification

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, essential functions, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Posted:

March 5, 2021

Job Type:

Full Time

Project Engineer

Position Description

Position Title: Project Engineer
Reports To: Vice President of Construction
Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Summary

This position is responsible for assisting the Project Manager in ensuring projects are completed on time, within budget, and on schedule. The Project Engineer is the coordination person between the Project Manager, Site Superintendent, Design Team, and Owner, assisting the Project Manager and Superintendent with the organization, scheduling, and implementation of construction projects. This position oversees document control for multiple projects, from the plans and specifications to RFI’s, submittals, and project O & M manuals upon completion of the project. The Project Engineer is responsible for the tracking and negotiation of change orders for the projects they are assigned to. It is the responsibility of a Project Engineer to help protect and promote Keystone Construction’s interests in all matters and to do whatever is reasonably necessary to carry out the position’s duties and responsibilities.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain control of all project documentation, including the coordination and maintenance of any special inspection documentation for the project.
  • Maintain and distribute project plans.
  • Maintain and update project records.
  • Assist the Project Manager/Superintendent in creating and distributing the project schedule.
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
  • Assist project team with conflict resolution between the owner, contractor, and subcontractor.
  • In charge of turning in submittals from subcontractors to A/E for approval for all scopes of work-based of the plans and specifications.
  • Responsible for understanding project plans and answering field personnel questions.
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients.
  • Assist Project Manager/Owner in getting building permits for the project.
  • Understand appropriate building codes/regulations
  • Coordinate project change order management, creation, and negotiation.
  • Assist with site safety documentation and coordination, job progress tracking, and scheduling, as needed.
  • Assist with the closeout of construction projects.
  • Assist accounting with monthly subcontractor billings and pay applications.
  • Assist Project Manager with assigned tasks.
  • Confer with Project Manager and Superintendents on work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Work in coordination with Project Manager to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain a good relationship with the clients and subcontractors.

Non-Essential Functions and Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Other duties and activities may be assigned by senior management and essential functions are subject to change at any time with or without notice.

Position Requirements

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in construction management, construction science, construction engineering, civil engineering, or a related field and at least one year of project engineer experience in multi-family, mixed-use, urban high rise, and/or commercial construction. Competencies for this position include:

  1. Project coordination
  2. Ability to understand project plans and specifications
  3. Communication proficiency
  4. Leadership skills
  5. Mathematical skills
  6. Teamwork orientation
  7. Time management
  8. Problem solving/analysis

Position Preferences

Having a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of construction project engineering experience in multi-family, retail, medical, hotel, high-rise, and/or educational construction projects is preferred for this position. Possessing project engineering experience in at least three of the aforementioned construction types is highly preferred.

Work Environment

This is a full-time position that operates in a professional office environment and on job sites. While in the office, a project engineer routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. While performing the on-site duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level at the job sites can be loud. This position is sometimes performed in outside weather conditions.

The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A Project Engineer is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. A Project Engineer must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Personal Work Relationships

Must have the ability to work well with other employees, as well as with the general public, while maintaining a positive attitude at all times.

Travel

Occasional travel to job sites within the State of Indiana is expected.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any anticipated supervisory responsibilities.

Notification

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Posted:

February 12, 2021

Job Type:

Full Time

Project Manager

Position Description

Position Title: Project Manager
Reports To: Vice President of Construction
Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Summary

This position is responsible for representing Keystone Construction with clients, consultants, and subcontractors on virtually any range of subjects related to construction. Project Managers are required to make construction project decisions on behalf of the company. In addition, this position plans, directs, coordinates and/or budgets construction projects, with the help of an estimator and project superintendent. Project Managers may participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling and implementation. In the performance of this function, it is the Project Manager’s responsibility to protect and promote Keystone Construction’s interests in all matters and to do whatever is reasonably necessary to carry out the positions duties and responsibilities. The Project Manager is responsible for and will be held accountable for the timely completion of the project and ensuring that the project is constructed in strict accordance with plans, specifications, and local codes.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Direct team members (employees and consultants) at all levels of contract administration.
  • Control any number of projects at various stages of work.
  • Review records of accounts and inputs entries into proper accounts.
  • Work with superintendents to plan, organize, and direct activities of construction projects.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications.
  • Confer with superintendents on work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with owners and other contacts to facilitate project activities.
  • Monitor and control project through administrative direction of on-site superintendent to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Administer construction contracts and conducts periodic onsite observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans.
  • Represent company in project meetings and attend strategy meetings.
  • Prepare studies and reports.
  • Direct activities of workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents.
  • Work with contract administrator to manage financial aspects of contracts to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the customer.
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients.
  • Formulate reports concerning work progress, costs and scheduling.
  • May requisition supplies and materials to complete project

Non-Essential Functions and Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Other duties and activities may be assigned by senior management and essential functions are subject to change at any time with or without notice.

Position Requirements

 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in construction management, construction science, construction engineering, or a related field and at least ten years of project management experience in multi-family, mixed-use, urban high rise, and/or commercial construction. Competencies for this position include:

  1. Project management
  2. Communication proficiency
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Mathematical skills
  5. Teamwork orientation
  6. Time management
  7. Problem solving/analysis
  8. Financial management.

Position Preferences

Having a master’s degree and at least fifteen years of construction project management experience in multi-family, retail, medical, hotel, high-rise, and/or educational construction projects is preferred for this position. Possessing project management experience in at least three of the aforementioned construction types is highly preferred.

Work Environment

This is a full-time position that operates in a professional office environment and on job sites. While in the office, a project manager routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. While performing the on-site duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is often performed in outside weather conditions.

The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A Project Manager is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. A Project Manager must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Personal Work Relationships

Must have the ability to work well with other employees, as well as with the general public, while maintaining a positive attitude at all times.

Travel

Minimal to no travel is expected for this position.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 2+ employees and consultants involved in each project. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems

Notification

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, essential functions, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Posted:

January 25, 2021

Job Type:

Full Time

General Applicants

Keystone is always looking for talented people to join our team, even if we don’t have immediate positions available. Please send us your resume and let us know your talents.

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Posted:

May 4, 2015

Job Type:

Full Time