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Icon Building Group is an award winning custom home builder with years of experience in building and designing unique homes in the Chicago area. We are committed to bring the outright best of experiences to our new home and renovations clients. This will be realized through the design of principles and being at the vanguard of technology, which competitors will benchmark themselves against. Icon will be an innovator redefining the experience and expectations of consumers. The three main component’s that define our company’s goals are to “Listen”, “Collaborate” and “Create”

At Icon Building Group, we believe that through extraordinary customer support our team will persevere where others have fallen. On all fronts our focus will continue to be impeccable service to clients, vendors and especially our team. This mentality promotes the culture that a healthy and responsible organization is able to provide more secure jobs and opportunity as we continue to thrive. Icon recognizes that having a sincere interest in our team will be the catalyst needed to obtain our dreams.

If you have a proven track records and you want to put your experience and passion for creative remodeling solutions to work while building a rewarding career, then Icon Building Group is the right choice for you. We reward integrity, efforts and results! ­

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In many instances companies are unaware that there is a need for a position until they meet the perfect candidate to fulfill it, and we are no exception. If you feel that you will bring value to our team, but the below listings don’t match your skill set, we would still love to get in contact.

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Current Openings

Project Manager - Renovations

Project Manager - Renovations

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Renovations.

SUPERVISES:  Currently No ICON subordinates. [Future TBD, possibly Assistant PM and interns]

JOB PURPOSE:  To consistently facilitate the best possible project outcomes and client experiences through diligence, forecasting and communication.

SUMMARY: 

This is an end-to-end all inclusive Project Management position that will require you to tap into all of your skills to be successful.  Your main focus is the planning and execution of the clients contracted project scope-of-work. Our standards are simple; the work shall be the best possible quality, delivered on time and within allocated budget amounts.  This position is roughly a 70/30% average split between the field and office responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  1. Act as a technical advisor that will assist the sales/design team members to review, conceptualize and advise clients at various phases. Specifically helping to insure the scope-of-work is possible, economical and safe.  By using your construction expertise, we will be able to properly set the clients expectations.
  2. Establish a relationship of kindness and empathy with our clients to better guide them through the emotional up’s and down’s common with renovation projects.
  3. Set up, manage and modify as needed the entire project schedule from start to finish. Paying special attention to two-week snapshots; project scheduling is done in BuilderTrend.
  4. Keep communication feedback loops tight between clients, trade-partners, vendors and dept. leadership.  Frequent communication should be relevant and accurate.
  5. Develop your own daily tactical plan to effectively execute strategic company and dept. directives.  Some key drivers: Attention to detail, effective time management, follow through.
  6. Personal demeanor that presents a professional, non-threatening and organized presence.
  7. Ability to communicate and persuade your point of view in difficult situations. Example; municipal inspectors, explaining scope’s of work, change-orders.
  8. Involvement in permitting, trade-partner selection, architectural plans review, budget review, estimating and purchase order issuance.
  9. Ability to manage multiple projects at once in different locations and of varying size.
  10. Identify, discuss, price and complete change-order documentation as soon as it becomes evident it will be needed; change-orders must be client-approved prior to the work being done.
  11. Live the ideal of “Fix the problem, not the blame” while holding others accountable for their actions/in-actions.
  12. Vigilance of site safety and cleanliness that affects our clients, ICON staff, trade-partners and surrounding residents.
  13. Ability to remain highly productive with minimal daily supervision.
  14. Work with clients’ concerns regarding COVID protocols, noise and dust expectations.  Mitigate concerns to ICON standards and limitations.
  15. Candidate needs to understand the difference between pro-active and reactive management and the positive and negative implications of each.
  16. Humility; no one expects you to have the best answer or solution in every situation.  We do expect integrity and to get others involved to find the best solution. Know your limitations.
  17. Ability to break through “Perception is reality” boundaries.  Often we need to successfully interact with individuals that have an incorrect understanding of a process or the true costs associated with it.
  18. Candidate needs to be able to work well individually on assigned tasks or as a part of a team work-group where the participants are all working towards a common goal.
  19. Ability to receive as well as give constructive feedback and suggestions.
  20. If the candidate comes from a strictly new home construction background they need to understand that while many aspects that contribute to overall success are similar there are key areas that differ.

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Although we encourage any candidates to apply who have industry-related management, trade or vendor experience we have identified the following attributes as some of the most desirable:

  1. Two [2] years minimum full-time experience managing residential new construction in the role of Project Manager, Construction Manager or Superintendent. OR
  2. Two [2] years minimum full-time experience managing residential renovation, remodeling or restoration in the role of Project Manager, Construction Manager, Superintendent or Assistant.
  3. Valid Illinois state issued driver’s license.
  4. High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  5. Ability to use standard Microsoft office programs, outlook email and BuilderTrend on a daily basis.
  6. Any ability in Chief Architecture is a plus.
  7. Any level of college coursework or honorable military service, active duty or reserve in any branch of service is a plus.
  8. Ability to read/understand, review and redline blueprints.
  9. Basic construction math abilities to calculate square footage, lineal footage and volume. Basic abilities in fractional, percentage, ratio and decimal calculations.
  10. OSHA 10 and 30 hour Construction Safety Certification in the past 10 years is not required but a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. This is an office and field position requiring driving to project sites regularly throughout the Chicago Suburban area. Candidate must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle year-round in all conditions.
  2. Ability to regularly bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry supplies and materials weighing approximately 40 pounds or less.
  3. Finger dexterity is required to operate a computer keyboard and telephone equipment.
  4. Office work requires sitting at a computer monitor for extended periods of time, completing paperwork, operating office equipment and receiving/return phone messages.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

“Icon Building Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Icon is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Icon are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Icon will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. The Icon Building Group encourages applicants of all ages.”

Project Manager - Custom Homes

Project Manager - Custom Homes

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Operations

SUPERVISES:  Assistant Project Manager

JOB PURPOSE:  To assist in the day-to-day management of project-specific items from the planning through the completion of construction phases. Strong operational and support for the Vice President of Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position requires scheduling, deliveries, verification of completion, meeting with contractors and municipal officials for inspections. The position will require an ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, be detail oriented, self-sufficient, dependable, the ability to maintain composure under pressure, maintain good judgement, eager to learn and have a professional and supportive attitude.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Manage and direct all aspects of construction which includes off-sites and on-sites.
  2. Responsible for schedules and ensures the workmanship of all work by inspecting and approving work being performed.
  3. Maintain BuilderTrend scheduling, reporting, and status of timely home completions and deliveries-based closing dates
  4. Maintain records of all change orders and/or purchase orders
  5. Ensure that the work follows city or county requirements and building codes
  6. Responsible for inspections and corresponding paperwork
  7. Approve all invoices with regard to work completion and quality
  8. Act as a liaison between on-site management and vendors/contractors and communicate effectively with management when problems or change occurs.
  9. Coordinate with various managers/departments, designers and purchasing regarding plans and specifications
  10. Responsible for maintaining communication channels with Designers so that the maintain the schedule, follow up with all parties on questions and/or concerns can be addressed.
  11. Responsible for the community and Express homes
  12. Responsible for notifying companies to enforce their safety and correcting issues as necessary
  13. Ability to track job progress, and associated reporting.
  14. Ability to eventually provide guidance and direction from the Vice President of Operations to the contractors by providing frequent communication.
  15. Keep a constant proactive communication and good relationships.
  16. Sense of humor.
  17. Comfortable working in a team environment.
  18. Aggressive, and results driven.
  19. Ability to thrive in a competitive ambitious environment.
  20. Must have good communication skills with all levels of the team.

EDUCATIONAL AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Six (6) years minimum experience in residential home construction
  2. High school diploma or GED required
  3. High degree of construction knowledge and management skills
  4. Resourcefulness, patience, and clarity
  5. Good computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  6. Familiarity with reading and understanding residential blue prints
  7. Detail oriented
  8. Maintain regular attendance and punctuality relative to daily work schedule is required
  9. Valid driver’s license
  10. Accepts constructive feedback
  11. Team player.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. This is an office and field position requiring driving. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
  2. Ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry supplies and materials weighing 25 pounds or less.
  3. Finger dexterity is required to operate a computer keyboard and telephone equipment.
  4. Office work requires sitting at a computer monitor for extended periods of time, completing paperwork and to receive/return phone messages.

Everyone in the company should always possess an ability to communicate well with others, should be positive and always willing to learn. The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

“The Icon Building Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Icon is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Icon are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Icon will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. The Icon Building Group encourages applicants of all ages.”

Interested in this position? Please submit your information below.

Sales Consultant - Renovations

Sales Consultant - Renovations

Do you want to be part of a fantastic, young, energetic and growing company? Icon Building Group is looking for a Design-Salesperson.

Please include salary history and requirements. Position will be determined based upon applicant’s experience and qualifications.

If you have a proven track record and you want to put your experience and passion for purchasing to work while building a rewarding career, then Icon Building Group is the choice for you. We reward integrity, effort and results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating design solutions, as well as the management of relationships with homeowners, from initial contact through the construction of their project.
  • Conceptualize a design solution for clients, understand their needs, how to construct the projects and motivate them to sign a contract with Icon Building Group.
  • Work with multiple clients at once and have a strong experience and ability to influence people and decisions.
  • Price and prepare change orders, where necessary, and communicate these changes effectively with customers, Director of Renovations and vendors.
  • Build and maintain a high level of product knowledge related to furniture, home furnishings, and related accessories, including a strong understanding of construction features.
  • Responsible for maintaining communication channels with Customer, Project Manager, Director of Renovations and Vice President of Operations and to follow up with all parties on questions and concerns about variables within the process.
  • Develop a technical construction ability to plan efficient construction, price special construction options for sales and to diagnose and resolve field problems as well as select the various finishes.
  • Develop, implement and maintain proactive and consistent marketing activities to generate leads.

Job Requirements

  • Serve our customers
  • 20/20 or like software skills, are a plus
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office is required
  • Extreme attention to detail, creativity
  • Builder Trend experience or equal bid and documentation tool
  • Comfortable working as a team
  • Aggressive, and results driven
  • Ability to thrive in a competitive, ambitious and enjoyable environment
  • Task-oriented
  • Continual Education

Everyone in the company should possess an ability to communicate well with others at all times, should be positive and always willing to learn.

Interested in this position? Please submit your information below.

Design - Sales Consultant

Design - Sales Consultant

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Purchasing & Design

SUPERVISES:  N/A

JOB PURPOSE:  To assist in the day-to-day management of project-specific items from the planning through the completion of construction phases. Strong operational and support for the Vice President of Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To continually managing relationships with our customers from client outreach through to the conceptual to final design and construction of their project. Provide the necessary administrative support for all departments. In your role you will collaborate with clients to develop design ideas for their project, calculate budgets and price estimates, as well as select finishes. Preparing sales contracts, purchase orders and collecting deposits. This position will be responsible for consulting and following up with customers with design studio options and upgrade purchase process. Follow-up with customers, purchasing, and project managers regarding selections.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Creative with excellent customer service skills.
  2. Leadership position that requires confidence, experience and a strong ability to influence people and decisions.
  3. Ability to explain the features and benefits of the products and options requested.
  4. Understanding of critical path items to be completed per the appropriate phase.
  5. Sense of humor.
  6. Comfortable working in a team environment.
  7. Aggressive, and results driven.
  8. Ability to thrive in a competitive ambitious environment.
  9. Must have good communication skills with all levels of the team.

EDUCATIONAL AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Three (3) years, minimum, residential construction experience in Design
  2. High school diploma or GED required
  3. High degree of construction knowledge
  4. Resourcefulness, patience and clarity
  5. Strong management and motivational skills
  6. Good computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  7. Familiar with, and ability to read blueprints, and other home diagrams
  8. Chief Architect, 20/20 or like software skills, are a plus
  9. Excellent writing skills verbal and written
  10. Detail oriented
  11. Strong sense of color and design applications
  12. Maintain regular attendance and punctuality relative to daily work schedule is required
  13. Available to adjust work schedule to accommodate customers availability for evenings or weekends
  14. Valid driver’s license
  15. Accepts constructive feedback
  16. Team player.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. This is an office and field position requiring driving. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
  2. Ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry supplies and materials weighing 25 pounds or less.
  3. Finger dexterity is required to operate a computer keyboard and telephone equipment.
  4. Office work requires sitting at a computer monitor for extended periods of time, completing paperwork, and receiving/return phone messages.

 

Everyone in the company should always possess the ability to communicate well with others, should be positive, and always be willing to learn. The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

“The Icon Building Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Icon is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Icon are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Icon will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. The Icon Building Group encourages applicants of all ages.”

 

Interested in this position? Please submit your information below.

Residential CAD Designer

Residential CAD Designer

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Renovations

SUPERVISES:  N/A

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To assist both the Renovation and New Construction teams by drafting 3D architectural designs in Chief Architect. In your role you will collaborate with clients to develop design ideas for their project. This position will be responsible for consulting and following up with customers with design options through 3D renderings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in Chief Architect
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings
  • Have an understanding of field measurements
  • Thoroughness and efficiency to ensure quality work
  • Creative with excellent customer service skills
  • Builds and maintains a high level of product knowledge related to furniture, home furnishings, and related accessories, including a strong understanding of construction features.
  • Confidence, experience, and a strong ability to influence people and decisions.
  • Ability to explain the features and benefits of products and options requested.
  • Understanding of critical path items to be completed per the appropriate phase.
  • Sense of humor.
  • Comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Aggressive, and results driven.
  • Ability to thrive in a competitive ambitious environment.
  • Must have good communication skills with all levels of the team.

EDUCATIONAL AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • One (1) years, minimum, residential construction/school experience in Design
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • High degree of construction knowledge
  • Resourcefulness, patience and clarity
  • Strong management and motivational skills
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Familiar with, and ability to read blueprints, and other home diagrams
  • Excellent writing skills verbal and written
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong sense of color and design applications
  • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality relative to daily work schedule is required
  • Available to adjust work schedule to accommodate customers availability for evenings or weekends
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Accepts constructive feedback
  • Team player.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • This is an office and field position requiring driving. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry supplies and materials weighing 25 pounds or less.
  • Finger dexterity is required to operate a computer keyboard and telephone equipment.
  • Office work requires sitting at a computer monitor for extended periods of time, completing paperwork and to receive/return phone messages.

Everyone in the company should always possess an ability to communicate well with others, should be positive and always willing to learn. The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

“The Icon Building Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Icon is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Icon are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Icon will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. The Icon Building Group encourages applicants of all ages.”

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