Join Our Team

Purcell Construction recognizes that one of our most important assets is our people. Over the years, we have built a solid team of construction management professionals, field supervisors, and skilled trades people. We thank you for your interest in joining our team.

See the listing of current available positions. We are always accepting applications from experienced people to join our team. Interested candidates are encouraged to fill out the form below or send a resume. We thank you for your interest in Purcell Construction.

Skilled trades people are encouraged to fill out an application, in-person, at one of our offices: 566 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY or 7730 Whitepine Road, Richmond, VA.

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

  • Detailer and Design Coordinator

    Detailer and Design Coordinator

    Watertown, NY

    Purcell Construction is a General Contracting, Construction Management and Design-Build firm. Our corporate office is located in Watertown, NY with a regional office in Richmond, VA. We have a passion for building and have a broad range of project experience. We’ve completed public and private projects in housing, higher education, healthcare, and historical renovations. Over 30 years ago, Purcell pioneered the use of modular construction. We developed a particular expertise in using prefabricated light gauge structural systems. We have constructed millions of square feet of buildings using this technology. Today, we continue to evolve the way we build.

    Purcell is looking for a full-time Detailer & Design Coordinator for our Watertown office. This individual will be solution oriented and willing to collaboratively face challenges as they arise throughout the design and coordination phases on our projects.

    The role involves interfacing with our entire team to coordinate design, provide detailing, and execute our prefabricated light gauge structural systems. A significant amount of communication at all levels of our organization is expected, including communicating with design professionals, owners and developers. The Detailer & Design Coordinator must have the ability to navigate multiple design software programs to produce various building assemblies and fabrication details as well as assist with estimating, preconstruction, and project management tasks.

    Roles of the Detailer/Design Coordinator will include:

    • A general knowledge of building construction and its associated building assemblies.
    • An understanding of the project life cycle in construction.
    • An ability to accurately navigate and interpret project drawings.
    • Experience producing drawings in AutoCAD.
    • Experience with REVIT, Navisworks, SketchUp etc.
    • Generating shop drawings for in-house and subcontracted fabrications.
    • Experience in BIM Software and Analytical software for model evaluation and coordination.
    • Collaborating with all parties involving projects and design elements.
    • Assisting with coordination of design during preconstruction and construction phases of project.
    • Assisting with aspects of estimating construction projects including pricing change orders and building assemblies.
    • Assisting Project Managers with preconstruction, procurement, construction and close-out tasks during a project.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe.



    • Minimum of 2-years’ experience or associate’s degree in Construction related field.
    • Minimum of 1-year experience working with AutoCAD or similar design software to produce drawings.
    • Valid Driver’s License Required.


    Pay: From $58,000


    • 401(k) matching
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Paid Time Off, Holidays, & Sick Time


    At Purcell, we recognize that one of our most important assets is our people. We offer our employees a platform to develop their skills and welcome opportunities to invest in them. We continually strive to maintain an atmosphere of collaboration, improvement and growth. This is an entry level position with potential for growth within our organization. We are willing to train the right candidate.

    Send cover letter, resume, 3 professional references to


    Purcell Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Watertown, NY

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