The Hignell Companies

The Hignell Companies is a family owned company that has offered property development services and property management for 70 years. Beginning in 1948, Fred Hignell, Jr., along with his partner at the time, Floyd Strange, was responsible for the construction of over 1,000 homes in 25 subdivisions, in addition to apartment and commercial projects. 

Doug Hignell joined his father in 1970, bringing with him new vitality and an expanded vision for the company. Emphasis changed to real estate syndication and property management services, teaming with a solid group of investors. Next was the formation of a professional management team.

We currently offer residential and commercial property management, home owner association management, brokerage and full professional services including plumbing, electrical, heating & air conditioning, painting, cleaning, flooring and construction/maintenance. 

We are committed to the highest standards of excellence and service, and we guarantee complete customer satisfaction.

$20.00 - $30.00 hourly
The Hignell Companies Chico, CA, USA
Mar 05, 2019
Full time
The Project Manager plays a fundamental role in the execution of construction projects undertaken by the Company. The position’s primary responsibility is to optimize the execution of work on projects established by the company.  Essential Functions: ·Directly manages projects, and employees assigned to those projects, as assigned by the Vice President of Construction Services. ·Meets financial objectives by forecasting project requirements, preparing annual budget, scheduling expenditures, and analyzing variances. ·Accurately estimates labor costs, material costs, and time allocations for projects. ·Prepares, implements, manages, and completes action plans in order to improve productivity, improve quality, foster an attitude of customer-service. ·Markets the Company’s construction services to new and existing clientele through preparation of proposals and other marketing materials. ·Creates and manages project completion lists for all projects under his/her supervision. ·Manages outstanding contracts, change orders, RFI’s, submittal packages, and other related contract documentation. ·Determines project needs, orders, and supervises material orders in order to ensure the timely receipt of materials. ·Responsible for material acquisition: researches, selects, and inspects all required materials for multiple projects. ·Reviews estimating material take offs and issue purchase orders. ·Reviews and provides material pricing for special orders. ·Responsible for management of inventory. ·Supervises daily scheduling of employees, vendors, and subcontractors. ·Assists in the project billing process, including the completion and submission of appropriate billing forms. ·Coordinates, schedules, and presents at internal meetings, as needed in support of ongoing projects. ·Represents Company to customers and coordinates with customer for scheduling of work. ·Evaluates and determines jobsite readiness. ·Oversees site coordination for the delivery of materials and equipment to project sites. ·Proficient in reading blue prints and bid estimating take offs. ·Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position. ·Regular attendance. ·Travel as required.   Mental and Physical Demands: ·The principle duties of this position are performed in a field environment, at development and work sites on uneven and rough terrain. ·Required to work in outside weather conditions, including heat, cold, and temperature swings, for extended periods of time. ·The employee also performs duties in an office environment. ·Experiences frequent interruptions; required to meet inflexible deadlines; requires concentration and attention to detail. ·Required to drive from jobsite to jobsite in order to supervise project sites. ·Sitting up to 8 hours per day; Standing up to 8 hours per day; Walking up to 8 hours per day on uneven, difficult terrain at jobsites. ·Limited heavy manual labor to include lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, bending, stooping, climbing, squatting, and kneeling. Supervisory Responsibilities: The Project Manager supervises multiple employees at jobsites. Core Competencies/Qualifications: Must have three (3) or more years of demonstrated experience as a Project Manager or equivalent experience in the construction industry. Experience managing private works and public works projects preferred. Knowledge of applicable building codes, ordinances, and regulations. Thorough understanding of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods, etc.) as well as an understanding of industry practices, processes, and standards and their impact on project activities. Thorough familiarity with bid process and review, project requirements, coordination of materials procurement, material requisition, submittal compilation, purchase orders, on-site job walkthroughs and meetings, change orders, request for information, pay application support, and close-out documents. Proficient in Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Outlook). Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Self-motivated with strong organizational, multi-tasking, planning and follow up skills. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Ability to present self in a professional manner and represent the Company image. Demonstrated leadership and project success are expected. Ability to work in fast paced environment. Advanced abilities in reading and interpreting plans and specifications. Commitment to the Company’s mission.           Vestnys, Stephanie
$13.00 - $20.00 hourly
The Hignell Companies Chico, CA, USA
Mar 05, 2019
Full time
Experts in Your Home, powered by The Hignell Companies, is looking to add an experienced painter to our team.  Position Summary: Basic residential and commercial painting duties. Candidate Must Have: - Experience with residential or commercial painting. - Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  - Proactive Attitude - Self motivated, punctual, detail oriented, and able to work independently.  - Ability to gain knowledge about safety practices and procedures.  - Ability to lift and carry equipment and supplies such as large buckets, tools, equipment, ladders. The candidate must be able to provide a copy of current DMV and be able to pass pre-employment wellness exam, drug screen and criminal background check. Experts in Your Home is a division of The Hignell Companies with offices in Chico and Redding. Experts serves both residential and commercial properties (including Hignell managed AND non-Hignell managed) in the areas of plumbing, electrical, painting, heating & air, janitorial and carpet cleaning.  We offer a great work environment.          Vestnys, Stephanie