Author Archives: Roger Brian Mason

Project Estimator at Paintzen


Want to join one of the fastest growing tech companies in the country? Paintzen is the easiest way to get your home or office expertly painted. Our revolutionary click-for-quote technology brings on-demand service for residential and commercial painting. We’re backed by some of the industry’s top professionals and have big plans to launch across the U.S. with your help.


Are you currently working in an estimating role, but find the construction industry too slow-paced and “old-school”?  Are you looking to broaden your skillset to drive the strategy of a growing business while simultaneously taking on more of a lead estimator role?  Paintzen is looking for people just like you to add to our team!  In this role, you will help drive our processes and develop new strategies for our Sales teams, while using the estimating skills you’ve already sharpened.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with sales leadership to define and drive improvements to our sales quoting and estimating process
  • Assist with commercial pricing, takeoffs, and project estimation
  • Work with operations and sales management to accurately define project pricing and specific scopes of work
  • Implement technological improvements to increase sales team productivity
  • Be an analytical powerhouse to bring insights to Paintzen leadership and redefine strategy
  • Be part of a fun, dynamic culture that encourages rapid professional growth

What’s required:

  • 1 – 3 years of proven success in project administration and estimation in the field of painting / construction / renovation
  • Proven understanding of takeoff and estimating software, preferably with PlanSwift or Stack
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • The ability to successfully manage multiple projects across multiple markets and timelines
  • Experience with Salesforce or a similar CRM tool a plus
  • A stellar work ethic and proven success as a self-starter

What you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Upward mobility and growth opportunity within a young company
  • A fun, youthful office environment
  • Trust and confidence from senior team to be a self-starter

Apply Now

7th Annual Energy Boot Camp!!!!!

A free, three-day training program for CUNY students who are interested in internships and careers in the fields of energy efficiency & energy management services, corporate sustainability, facilities management, operations, engineering, and public policy.

We have paid internships available this summer and fall and we’ll be recruiting from our Energy Boot Camp graduates – if you’re interested in gaining professional experience in this field.

The 7th annual Energy Boot Camp for CUNY students will be held Wednesday – Friday, May 30-June 1, 9am – 4pm. You must be currently enrolled as a CUNY student to be eligible and you must attend all 3 days of the boot camp. However, we can make exceptions if you have class or work commitments – please be sure to explain that in the last question, below.

To be considered for participation in the Energy Boot Camp, please fill out this application and email your resume to Applications are due by 5pm on Friday, May 18th. Accepted students will be notified the week of May 21st. Space is limited so the sooner you apply, the better.


To be considered for a Building Performance Lab (BPL) paid internship position this summer or fall, students must apply and be accepted to the Energy Boot camp, and must attend all 3 days of training. Completing the energy boot camp is a prerequisite for BPL internship, unless a student has completed at least one academic course focused on energy-in-buildings (ex: Building Energy Modeling, HVAC, Low-Energy Design). Note that not all those who participate in energy boot-camp will be placed in an internship- but the training you’ll get will be valuable in your career!

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate sophmores & juniors. Undergraduate seniors applying to graduate school or first year graduate students.
  • Students must be available to work 15/hours per week.

Students majoring in: Engineering, Urban Sustainabilty, Statistical analysis, Computer science, Information technology, Business, or related fields.

Apply Now


Earth Day Event!!!!

There will be an Earth Day event at the City College of New York organized by the CUNY-CREST center. The event will be on April 26th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Please see attached fliers.
In this event, students will be also familiarized with several scholarship and fellowship opportunities that are available to CUNY undergraduate and graduate students.
I highly suggest that you make every effort to attend this event even partially if your schedule allows.
There will be a special sign-in sheet for City Tech students (make sure you ask for it).

Quality Homes USA – Assistant Project Manager

Quality Homes USA, Inc. is a New York based full-service residential and commercial remodeling company specializing in all phases of exterior improvements, including roof, window, siding, and door replacement as well as general interior and exterior work. Quality Homes USA is fully licensed and insured as well as locally owned and owner operated. At Quality Homes USA, we believe in developing long-term customer relationships and to do so we routinely go above and beyond to exceed expectations on every project. Quality is proud to serve its community of home owners and commercial clients in their effort to transform their dream projects into realities.
Job Responsibilities:
Understanding of contracts
Calculate materials and labor
Entering info into our database
Maintain customer contact through installation
Work 8am-5pm
Properly assess change orders
Attend weekly meetings
Experience in the remodeling industry (Windows, Siding, Roofing)
Excellent verbal and written skills
Valid NYS driver’s license and reliable vehicle
Bachelors degree or 3 years construction
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00 /year

Axis Interior Design – Intern Assistant Construction Manager

Assistant Project Management Intern needed for General Contractor. Must be close to or have recently completed a degree in construction project management. This position could lead to a full time position for the right candidate. Must be sharp, eager to learn and take initiative. Candidate will shadow the owner and learn all the ins and outs of the construction industry. The owner is seeking someone who can eventually grow into a full-time construction project manager that will take on projects and report directly to the owner. This is a great opportunity for someone to break into the construction management industry. See more information in the link below.

Assistant Project Manager Internship