Careers at ABBAE

ABB Employees

For over 34 years, Allana Buick & Bers (ABB) has provided the most comprehensive and innovative Architectural Engineering solutions. The ABB team is closely knit; adopting the term “Ohana”, meaning family, which represents the ABB company culture.

At ABB, we foster an enjoyable working environment, and support each other through professional and personal needs. Our Human Resources and Recruiting team is dedicated to screening candidates who have high standards, are loyal, and take initiative and responsibility. Overall, ABB is home to fun, challenging work with a kind and collaborative team.

ABB’s team consists of over 200 employees with our corporate headquarters in Palo Alto, CA and regional offices in: Irvine, Seattle, Oakland, San Diego, Portland, Tulsa, Chesterfield, Sacramento, Honolulu, Coppell, Charlotte, Los Angeles, Kihei, and Mesa. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package – take a look below.

Open Positions

About the Administrative Assistant position

We are looking for a reliable Administrative Assistant who will undertake a broad set of administrative and clerical tasks, such as providing support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities, particularly making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and maintaining appropriate filing systems. You will have to ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office.

You should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organize your work using tools, like MS Excel and office equipment.

Administrative Assistant responsibilities are:

  • Arrange events, appointments and travels
  • Manage phone calls and correspondence (including email, memos, letters, faxes and forms)
  • Attend meetings and take detailed minutes
  • Participate in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Organize contact lists and filing systems
  • Meet and support visitors
  • Help clients and company representatives contact each other
  • Review and update office policies and procedures
  • Monitor office supplies and research new deals and suppliers
  • Collaborate with executive and senior administrative assistants to handle requests and queries from senior managers

Administrative Assistant requirements are:

  • Significant experience with office management systems and procedures, as well as with office equipment, such as printers and fax machines
  • Good practical experience with MS Office, particularly MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong time management and problem solving skills with the ability to prioritize work
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with close attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Associate’s degree in related field preferred; additional qualification as an Administrative Assistant or a Secretary will be a bonus

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii



Seeking a candidate for a Waterproofing Designer position based in Honolulu. Waterproofing projects include below grade and above grade along with plaza waterproofing.  Coordinate with the designer and contractor to assure work is done according to contract drawings and specifications. Based on the scope of the project, may be required to attend scheduling and coordination meetings, prepare daily inspection reports, prepare letters and emails, take and manage digital photos.


  1. General background in construction means and methods.
  2. Understanding of roofing and waterproofing methods, practices and techniques, materials and equipment.
  3. Familiarity with procedures for submittals, answering RFI’s and tracking change orders.
  4. General knowledge of standard contracting practices and procedures.
  5. General knowledge of health, safety and environmental requirements.
  6. Ability to keep daily inspection logs.
  7. Experienced with Outlook, Word and Excel
  8. Hands on experience a plus


Candidates must have advanced technical knowledge and familiarity with waterproofing system design and installation in commercial, industrial and multi-family buildings and construction means and methods. Experience in EIFS and other building envelope system is a plus. Although not required, 2 to 4 year college level education, a degree in architecture, civil engineering or a very closely related field, and/or hands-on general construction experience would be a plus.

Tremendous opportunities for growth, learning, and advancement exists for the right candidate. Top pay and benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, sick days, transportation allowance, and 401k plan. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity.

Please submit resumes in MS Word to

About the Marketing Coordinator position

Allana Buick & Bers is looking for a Marketing Coordinator to join our corporate Marketing & Business Development team. The ideal Marketing Coordinator will have experience in managing online campaigns and using website and data analytics to support our national sales and marketing strategy.

Marketing Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Marketing Team to grow in-bound lead generation and promote ABB’s image as an industry leader and technical expert
  • Website analytics and minor updates
  • Assist in coordinating website redevelopment with upper management and a 3rd-party firm
  • Compile and analyze various sales reports for management and BD sales personnel.
  • Reports on campaign, market data, online activity, etc.
  • Maintain ownership of constant contact email campaigns from inception to post-campaign analytics
  • Assist with preparing various marketing content and collaterals as necessary
  • Prepare various RFQ/SOQ packages as necessary in a timely manner and with an eye for detail
  • Assist with preparation for and attend various virtual and in-person events (safety permitting)
  • Actively manage and grow various contact lists
  • Conduct market research and identify trends

Marketing Coordinator requirements are:

  • Outstanding skills in communication, presentation and research
  • Eye for detail and critical thinking skills
  • Familiarity with writing RFP and RFQ documents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, Google AdWords, and web analytics.
  • Expert in traditional and digital marketing tools
  • Previous, proven work in a similar position, such as Marketing Coordinator.
  • BS degree in Marketing or related field preferred.

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB) is a multi-disciplinary Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, and Forensic Consulting firm with over 34 years of experience specializing in making buildings perform better. We perform investigation, testing, engineering design, and prepare construction documents for both remedial and new construction projects. For both new construction and existing buildings. Our services result in making buildings perform better by making them longer lasting with lower operating costs, and by reducing risk during construction. Our core “trade level” expertise and strengths are in all exterior façade trades, curtain wall and glazing, roofing and waterproofing, HVAC and plumbing, energy efficiency, and structural engineering.

Tremendous opportunities for growth, learning, and advancement exist for the right candidate. Allana Buick & Bers is committed to providing our employees with a benefit program that is both very comprehensive and competitive. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity.

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