Rough Brothers
  • 14-Sep-2020 to 01-Oct-2020 (MST)
  • Commercial
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Full Time

For over 85 years, Rough Brothers has been working with hundreds of clients to design, engineer and manufacture research, teaching, educational and commercial greenhouses.  Our business is building the custom greenhouses and conservatories that help commercial growers, retail garden centers, research facilities, universities and schools throughout the country

Rough Brothers is an exciting and dynamic place to work, with a wide range of career opportunities.  At RBI, people really make a difference.  If you have talent, knowledge and experience- and want to take on new and meaningful challenges, grow professionally, and be part of an organization committed to excellence, it's time to consider joining the RBI team.

Summary of the Opportunity:

The Construction Manager Co-op is responsible for overseeing and directing construction projects from mobilization to completion while ensuring quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques.   Also acts as liaison to the Project Manager.

In a typical day you might:

  • Assist in the supervision of all onsite construction to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance
  • Review construction progress daily
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
  • Continually monitor progress of projects; review reports to ensure adherence to timeline and budgetary guidelines
  • Identify changes in projects that impact cost, schedule, or labor requirements
  • Ability to take site dimensions, understand construction framing and fabrication

In order to be successful, you will need:

  • Current Student - Bachelors of Science in Construction Management, Engineering, or other related degree
  • Preferred interest in horticulture, agriculture, renewable energy, or related industry
  • Ability to manage diverse, simultaneous projects of varying complexities and deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (specifically Excel, Word, and Powerpoint)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle many competing priorities simultaneously
  • Capable of working both independently and as part of a team
  • Willing to travel up to 25%

Why RBI?

  • Voted as a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati Area
  • Career Development and Advancement, you are not just a number
  • Team-Oriented Culture
  • Meaningful Work
  • Work/Life Balance

Visit our website to learn more about our organization at

Integrity and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. Our focus is on hiring and developing the best talent available and creating a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for everyone. We are a team-based organization. We listen carefully to our people and to our clients so we can build an organization that meets their needs and exceeds their expectations. We are committed to our customers and our employees and helping them grow to their fullest potential. Surpassing our competition has made us the industry leader; a position we will strive to enhance.

RBI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


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