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Construction Payroll Specialist

RCS Corporation Sutter Creek, CA
$20.00 - $25.00 / hour
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RCS has an immediate need for Payroll Project Coordinators local to the Sutter Creek, CA area. This is a full-time, contract to hire assignment, with a duration of 6 months until rolled direct. Local candidates are required as there is no relocation or per diem available for this assignment.

The primary responsibility for this position is to support project planning, construction, and close-out activities as required by project or contract specifications. This position may also assist with the development of project plans and schedules to execute scope safety, efficiently, and cost effectively. May also help monitor project performance (cost, schedule, scope changes, safety, and quality).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Set up project folders/work packets.
  • Maintain and protect files throughout the course of the project (from planning through close-out). 
  • Entry of estimates and production review in multiple software systems.
  • Printing job logs and timesheets as necessary. 
  • New job activation including requisition and release process in company job software. 
  • May coordinate with A/R to ensure proper billing & payment. 
  • Prepare and generate routine reports and correspondence; some involvement in preparing more complex reports. 
  • Review field reports; provide summary reports to Assistant, Project, or Senior Project Manager as required. 
  • Assist with preparation of proposals. 
  • Call and/or enter locates. 
  • Create and maintain project submittal log. 
  • Follow-up with vendors to obtain submittals and current equipment delivery information. 
  • Data entry of project information into multiple systems as required. 
  • Track/Scan/Submit As-Builts to customer.
  • Submit/Track/Follow-up on permit status as required. 
  • Attend customer scheduling/job coordination conference calls as required. 
  • Assist the PM in monitoring the work on a regular basis to assure good quality control- conformance with contract documents (plans and specs).
  • Review and track vendor invoices for accuracy and compliance with the contract terms and provide recommendations to the PM. 
  • Job close-out as required.
  • May assist with researching new business leads. 
  • Other duties as assigned by Assistant, Project, or Senior Project Manager. 

Requirements - Requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and strong computer literacy.  Good problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task are essential.  Must be a self-started and have the ability to organize and prioritize work.

  • Must possess a High School diploma. Associate's Degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge of advanced functions of Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills and writing skills. 
  • Must also be able to comprehend and communicate information that is technical in nature. 
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication, presentation, and writing skills. 
  • Well organized, team player, professional and energetic. 
  • Authorization to work in the US without restriction.

Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Payroll Regulations
Labor Laws


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Construction Payroll Specialist
$20.00 - $25.00 / hour
Estimated Salary: $78K
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RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  RCS recruits top talent for direct hire and contract staffing positions, as well as provides customized and responsive payroll services. Recruiting specialties consist of Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology and Business Professionals.

Since 1994, RCS has expanded its reach into 40+ states and is well-positioned to service employers, employees, and candidates across a variety of disciplines.  Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

We are a team of passionate people who strive for continual growth and innovation. Our employees and clients are our most valuable assets. This, coupled with our ability to listen and immediately respond to our clients’ and employees’ needs, has been the basis for our success.

Opportunities for direct hire and contract assignments are updated daily on www.rcscorporation.com.

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.

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