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As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career.


About Suffolk:

Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We’re ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” And we’re proud to be a certified 2020 “Great Place to Work.” For more information, visit and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. 


The role 

Reporting to Suffolk's Talent Acquisition Manager, this role would support recruitment for both operational and non-operational positions across multiple business lines. The role involves, but is not limited to, sourcing, screening, and recommending candidates for hire, influencing, motivating and maintaining the interest of strong candidates, managing “Best in Class” candidate experiences. 



  • Source, identify, prescreen and qualify candidates prior to face to face interviews
  • Present an accurate description of the position as well as company history to prospective candidates
  • Update candidate records via company Applicant Tracking System (iCims) to maintain current accurate information
  • Build & maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates for future opportunities
  • Summarize weekly, the status of all “open” searches assigned to you
  • Develop and manage strong relationships with candidates
  • As part of Suffolk's People & Culture team, provide a “best in class” recruiting experience to all candidates



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5-8 Years of recruiting experience is strongly preferred; construction industry experience preferred 
  • High sense of urgency
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented
  • Strong customer service, communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal and organization skills
  • Previous experience with iCims ATS is a plus
  • Preferred locations are Boston, New York, or Miami

Necessary Attributes:

  • Must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism and Caring
  • Ability to build and maintain external relationships that will benefit Suffolk
  • Energetic enthusiastic self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills and an eye for detail 
  • Outstanding team player with excellent interpersonal skill
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk


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