Construction Center

Construction Center

Located at: 205 General Mills Street, JA BizTown, MN 55111

The Construction Center plans and completes quality building projects for business customers and for the improvement of JA BizTown. Projects include: building a park bench, and taking measurements for new doors and blinds for the JA BizTown businesses, designing a model of a new building in JA BizTown, and exploring alternative energy and building a wind farm.

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Employee job descriptions (download printer-friendly format)

CEO
  • Obtains bank loan.
  • Signs Rental Agreement for business space.
  • Supervises employees and oversees business operations.
  • Signs all business payroll and expense checks.
  • Works with the Foreman to plan the Safety Meeting.
  • Prepares and gives speech at Town Meeting.
  • Assists with all business duties when employees are on break.
CFO
  • Inputs employee payroll information.
  • Prints and distributes employee payroll checks.
  • Prints and distributes business expense checks.
  • Keeps all records of business expenses and payments.
  • Makes business deposits at Bank.
  • Signs business checks if CEO is not available.
Foreman
  • Purchases supplies from the Supply and Delivery Center.
  • Reads and reviews descriptions of products to be produced.
  • Leads a Safety Meeting with the CEO.
  • Inspects project sites to monitor progress and safety.
  • Sets up “construction zone” and assembles projects.
  • Paces work to meet production goals.
  • Produces quality products.
Project Manager
  • Visits City Hall to obtain Mayor’s signature on project bid.
  • Run meeting to discuss projects and safety with Foreman.
  • Prepares billing for JA Staff for projects completed.
  • Supervise Foreman and assist with construction projects.
  • Delivers ordered items along with Invoices to JA BizTown Staff.
  • Collects payments for purchased items.
Architectural Engineer
  • Analyzes JA BizTown blueprints and coordinates measurements for new projects.
  • Locate bench project and use JA BizTown blueprints to determine dimensions and location of the building project.
  • Uses graphing paper to create a model of a new JA BizTown feature.
  • Performs a Quality of Construction Assessment of all completed projects.
Energy Engineer
  • Researches alternative energy sources and creates models.
  • Complete Wind Energy Project sheet and create a model of a wind farm.
  • Analyze cost effectiveness of wind energy turbines.
  • Work with the Property Management Utility Engineer to create a list of ways citizens can conserve energy. Post the list on the Town Announcements Bulletin board outside of City Hall.
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