Tuesday, September 15, 2009

R. Baker & Son Announces Recent Safety and Industry Awards

Inc. Magazine recently ranked R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services among their “2009 Inc. 5000”, an exclusive annual ranking of the fastest growing private companies in America. R. Baker & Son ranked 2,881, with an impressive growth rate of 98.2% between 2005 and 2008. The national construction industry average for the same four year period was 22.16%.

We have also received a number of other honors thus far this year, including:

  • Top 25 Demolition Contractors (D&RI)

  • Business Achievement Award for Sustainability (EBJ)

  • 2009 Top Specialty Contractors (NY Const.)

  • D&B Rating reaffirmed at 3A2

  • 5+ years (and counting) with zero OSHA Recordable Incidents

We attribute our successes to many facets that comprise one central goal: to ensure our customers the best all-around customer experience available. We emphasize a close working relationship with our clients on a day-to-day basis. Our clients can be confident that their project will be given maximum attention from start to finish, down to the smallest detail. R. Baker & Son president David Baker is involved in every project.

R. Baker & Son is especially sensitive to working within tight project budgets without compromising our quality of service. With our roster of the best trained, most experienced industrial services professionals in our industry, we are able to avoid the budget overruns that can be expected from most other contractors. As shown by our Inc. 5000 ranking and D&B rating, our customers can rest assured that R. Baker & Son is financially solid and can get their job done.

About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services is the premier specialized contractor for dismantlement, decommissioning and demolition in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The veteran owned company has been in business since 1935, has over 100 employees, an exemplary safety record (We have been directly involved in four (4) sites that received VPP OSHA Safety Awards) and is financially strong (bonding capabilities over $10 Million). Capabilities include total plant and facility dismantlement, decommissioning, demolition, plant relocations and re-installations as well as heavy equipment rigging and machinery moving, millwright services and onsite concrete crushing.

Corporate Contact Information

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services
1 Globe Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone: 732-222-3553
Fax: 732-450-0311
Website: http://www.rbaker.com/

For more information visit our website or email Damon Kozul, PE, CHMM at dkozul@rbaker.com

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Demolition Estimator Wanted For Hire

Position Open: Estimator (Construction & Demolition)

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services is a contracting company that specializes in rigging, dismantling, and demolition and plant relocations on a global basis. We are looking for a highly motivated and organized estimator with at least 5+ years of experience in the industrial contracting field to work at our headquarters in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Estimators will work primarily on industrial projects that require estimates on rigging, selective or total demolition, excavation, or a combination of these services. These projects are typically in our core markets: Pharmaceutical, Industrial, Manufacturing Plants, Chemical Plants, Petroleum Plants, Biopharmaceutical. Estimators will work closely with Engineers and Owners and Subcontractors and are required to have the following skills:
  • Must be able to read blue prints/plans
  • Must be able to provide detailed volume and quantity take-offs / estimates
  • Must have strong computer skills (CADD preferable)
  • Must have experience with demolition, rigging and excavation estimating
  • Must have experience preparing detailed cost estimates from site walks and bid documents.
  • Ability to prepare detailed estimate updates.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of unit costs and the factors that affect construction/demolition costs.
  • Ability to prepare detailed instructions to bidders, trade specific clarifications and comprehensive bid packages.
  • Must be prepared to participate and often lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the Owner.
  • Willingness and desire to actively participate in Value Engineering sessions with the project team.

We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Excellent listening skills and have strong communication skills
  • Effective participation in team environment
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Estimating software (Timberline or similar), Project Management software (Prolog or similar), and Scheduling software (Primavera or similar).
  • 5+ years of experience as a Demolition / Construction Estimator, preferably within R. Baker’s core markets
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus but not required. An engineering, architectural or construction management degree is also preferred.
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please no calls. Email all resumes to sandra@rbaker.com