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Pit Master (part-time and full-time positions)

Pit Master & Cook: 

 

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring Pit Masters to prepare high-quality meats in accordance with food health and safety regulations and to Blu’s high standards. The Pit Masters and Cooks for our Dallas location responsibilities include following instructions relating to the timely preparation of food orders, organizing workstations, and assisting other staff members as needed. Candidates should also be able to ensure that the refrigerators, smokers and storerooms are kept clean and tidy. 

 

Our Pit Masters and Cooks should be able to use various cooking techniques and methods to prepare meat to Blu’s expectations. Additional training will be provided. 

 

Pit Master and Cook Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing and assembling ingredients for menu items. 

  • Preparing high-quality meats and food items according to company recipes.

  • Storing excess food at the correct temperature in order to avoid spoilage.

  • Ensuring that food portions and food presentation meet company standards.

  • Monitoring supplies and re-ordering stock as needed. 

  • Ensuring that cooking utensils are clean before each use.

  • Cleaning and sterilizing food preparation areas. 

  • Assisting other staff members to ensure that food orders are completed in a timely manner. 

  • Efficiently resolving problems with customers’ orders. 

  • Ensuring that food health and safety regulations are followed. 

 

Pit Master and Cook Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or GED. 

  • Reliable transportation.

  • Sound knowledge of cooking methods and techniques.  Additional training will be provided. 

  • Proven experience working as a Pit Master and or Cook. 

  • The ability to follow recipes. 

  • The ability to work on a team. 

  • The ability to stand for extended periods of time. 

  • Effective communication skills.

  • ServSafe food handling certification is preferred.

Crew Member - FOH / BOH (part-time and full-time positions)

Blu’s is hiring friendly, reliable and competent crew members to join our growing BBQ restaurant. You will be responsible for helping the company to achieve its goals and targets. Your duties may include assisting customers and answering their questions, preparing and following checklists, collaborating with co-workers and management, completing daily tasks, and complying with safety regulations. 

 

To excel in this role, you should be passionate about customer service and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Though Blu’s offers a flexible schedule ideal applicants should be able to work during the week, and over weekends and public holidays.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work and communicate effectively with co-workers and management.

  • Arrive for your shift on time.

  • Address questions and concerns from customers.

  • Conduct administrative duties and errands as required.

  • Escalate any problems or complaints to the relevant supervisor or management.

  • Prioritize important tasks and manage your time effectively.

  • Maintain professionalism and a positive attitude.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma with relevant experience.

  • Reliable transportation.

  • Further training may be required onsight.

  • Friendly, reliable and punctual.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Physically fit and able to work on your feet for long periods.

  • Ideally be able to work irregular hours (day and night shifts).

  • Enjoy working with people.

Front of House Staff (part-time and full-time positions)

Positions include: Cashiers, Line Servers, Meat Cutter, etc. 

 

Blu’s is hiring Front of House Staff to join our existing team. Front of House Staff are responsible for welcoming guests, entering the customers order, assisting on the line, at times answering the phones and thanking the customers.  Sharing the BBQ Luv! 

 

To be successful as Front of House Staff, you should be outgoing, personable, and adept at stress management.

 

Front of House Staff Responsibilities: 

  • Receiving and confirming walk-up, phone, and online orders. 

  • Accepting and informing the staff about food and beverage requests. 

  • Packing food and drinks, as needed. 

  • Handing out food orders from the kitchen to the customer. 

  • Cleaning as needed. 

  • Other light duties, as needed.

 

Front of House Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or suitable equivalent. 

  • Proven experience in the position of interest. 

  • Excellent verbal communication skills. 

  • Great interpersonal and teamwork skills.

  • Ability to remain composed, particularly during stressful or uncomfortable circumstances. 

  • Physically fit and ready to be on your feet during your shift. 

  • Availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  •  Willingness to perform additional duties to facilitate the restaurant's operations, as needed.

Meat Cutter (part-time and full-time positions)

As the meat cutter, you'll be responsible for breaking down large portions of meat and preparing and packaging smaller pieces for sale or service. You'll assist in managing inventory and waste. In some cases, you'll work directly with customers.

Duties:

  • Sharpen and adjust knives and cutting equipment

  • Receive, inspect, and store meat upon delivery

  • Cut, debone pieces of meat

  • Weigh, wrap, and display meat or meat products

  • Cut or prepare meats to specification or customers’ orders​

  • Know and comply with proper storage standards

  • Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards

  • Participate in product rotation, inventory, waste management and ordering of product

Prep / Food Handler - BOH (part-time and full-time positions)

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring hard-working and reliable Food Handlers to prepare various food items in a safe and efficient manner. The Food Handler’s responsibilities include receiving and unpacking deliveries, verifying that the correct supplies and quantities have been received, and discarding all spoiled food items.  We only serve the best.

 

To be successful as a Food Handler, you should be knowledgeable of food health and safety regulations and able to work as part of a team. Ultimately, an outstanding Food Handler should be able to follow proper food handling procedures and demonstrate exceptional communication and time management skills. 

 

Food Handler Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing various food items for customers in accordance with the instructions provided. 

  • Appropriately packaging all food items. 

  • Cleaning and disinfecting all food preparation tools, instruments, and equipment before and after each use. 

  • Ensuring that all food surfaces, as well as refrigerators, freezers, and ovens are clean. 

  • Immediately notifying a supervisor of any incidents or suspicions of food contamination. 

  • Cleaning up all spills and leaks as and when they occur to avoid accidents. 

  • Following proper food storage procedures to prevent spoilage. 

  • Monitoring food supplies and informing the supervisor of low stock to ensure that the food preparation process isn’t disrupted or delayed due to insufficient ingredients. 

  • Preparing food rotation labels and labeling all food items with dates prepared. 

 

Food Handler Requirements: 

  • Proven experience working in the foodservice industry. 

  • Dependable transportation.

  • Sound knowledge of food health and safety regulations. 

  • The ability to follow proper food handling procedures. 

  • The ability to stand for extended periods of time. 

  • The ability to work as part of a team. 

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills. 

  • Effective communication skills.

Shift Leader (part-time and full-time positions)

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring staff with natural leadership abilities to stand in for the manager during shifts. The Shift Leaders supervises staff and monitors inventory levels to ensure that our restaurant operations run smoothly. 

 

To be successful as a Shift Leader you must be able to multitask. A good Shift Leader has excellent interpersonal skills and experience working in a restaurant. 

 

Shift Leader Responsibilities:

  • Supervising employees, assigning duties, and creating a shift schedule.

  • Monitoring team performance and ensuring duties are performed efficiently.

  • Reporting any issues that arise during the shift to management.

  • Managing employee requests and transgressions.

  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, health, and safety standards.

  • Coaching team members and training new staff.

  • Opening and closing registers, accounting for the daily intake and preparing deposits.

  • Handling customer issues and employee disputes.

Shift Leader Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED.

  • Dependable transportation.

  • Previous experience as a Shift Leader or in a similar role in retail.

  • Experience creating shift schedules.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.

  • Confident problem-solver.

  • Team player.

Restaurant Manager (part-time and full-time positions)

Blu’s Barbeque is looking for results-driven Restaurant Managers to meet sales goals by hiring and training competent staff, overseeing kitchen operations and motivating staff. Restaurant Managers are also responsible for making staff changes, ordering ingredients for the kitchen staff and gathering feedback from customers. 

 

To be successful as a Restaurant Manager you must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as experience in a restaurant environment. A good Restaurant Manager is able to multitask and remain calm in stressful situations. 

 

Restaurant Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Hire and train staff members. 

  • Ensure that health and safety protocols are adhered to. 

  • Keep a meticulous record of income and expenses. 

  • Cover any missed shifts. 

  • Order ingredients in the correct quantities for the kitchen staff. 

  • Communicate with customers to receive feedback and manage complaints. 

  • Open and close the restaurant on time. 

  • Handle customer inquiries and concerns with 5-star service.

 

Restaurant Manager Requirements: 

  • Experience working in the restaurant industry. 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Bookkeeping knowledge. 

  • Ability to professionally address customer complaints.

  • Dependable transportation.

Executive Chef (part-time and contract)

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring commendable Executive Chefs to manage kitchen staff,to resolve any kitchen issues swiftly and to continue to assist in growing our BBQ offerings. As Blu’s executive chef you will also operate our test kitchen producing new food products to management's satisfaction.  

The Executive Chef attracts and trains kitchen staff as needed, maintains a cooperative relationship with team members, optimizes staff productivity and serves as replacement in team members' absence. You will train staff to prep new recipes, cooking techniques and equipment, and oversee cooks performing food preparation. You will oversee delivery of food supplies, prepare special dishes and supervise overall kitchen operations. Top candidates are creative, service-oriented and level-headed.  We operate in a fun loving environment.

 

Executive Chef Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring promptness, freshness and quality of dishes.

  • Coordinating cooks' tasks.

  • Implementing hygiene policies and examining equipment for cleanliness.

  • Designing new recipes and planning menus.

  • Operate Blu’s test kitchen developing from scratch made foods including protein and side dishes.

  • Reviewing staffing levels to meet service, operational and financial objectives.

  • Hiring and training kitchen staff, such as cooks, food preparation workers and dishwashers.

  • Performing administrative tasks, taking stock of food and equipment supplies, and doing purchase orders.

  • Setting and monitoring performance standards for staff.

  • Assist in developing operations manual.

  • Obtaining feedback on food and service quality, and handling customer inquiries and complaints.

Executive Chef Requirements:

  • 2+ years culinary education.

  • 5+ years experience in a similar position.

  • Advanced knowledge of food profession principles and practices.

  • Proficient knowledge of human resources management.

  • Excellent knowledge of BOH systems, ordering and inventory.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  • Available to work on call, shifts, after hours, over weekends and on public holidays.

  • Have dependable transportation.

Bartender (part-time and full time)

We are looking for professional, high-energy Bartenders with excellent communication skills to serve classic beverages and exciting new beverages to our customers. The Bartender will greet customers, learn about their preferences, answer questions, recommend menu items, and prepare and serve beverages and food. You will also upsell items, create recipes, utilize proper equipment and ingredients, and handle cleaning duties. 

 

To succeed as a Bartender, you should have a neat appearance and engaging, friendly personality. You should be efficient, observant, knowledgeable, and personable. 

 

Bartender Responsibilities: 

  • Welcoming customers, reading and listening to people to determine beverage preferences, making recommendations, and taking drink orders. 

  • Planning drink menus and informing customers about new beverages and specials. 

  • Selecting and mixing ingredients, garnishing glasses, and serving beverages to customers. 

  • Checking identification to ensure customers are the legal age to purchase alcohol. 

  • Taking inventory and ordering supplies to ensure the bar and tables are well-stocked. 

  • Adhering to all food safety and quality regulations. 

  • Handling cash, credit, and debit card transactions, ensuring charges are accurate and returning correct change to patrons, balancing the cash register. 

  • Maintaining a clean work and dining area by removing trash, cleaning tables, and washing glasses, utensils, and equipment. 

  • Developing new cocktail recipes. 

 

Bartender Requirements: 

  • Additional education, training, certificates, or experience may be required. 

  • Meets state minimum age to serve alcohol. Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays. 

  • Positive, engaging personality and professional appearance. 

  • Basic math and computer skills. 

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong task and time management abilities. 

  • Eye for detail and understanding of drink mixing tools and techniques. 

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, etc for extended periods, and lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Dependable transportation.

Catering Sales Manager (part-time)

Blu’s Catering Sales Managers are responsible for securing new business and maintaining repeat customers for Blu's Barbeque. This is typically done through sales calls, networking, advertising and social media. Catering sales managers may also negotiate prices and help clients select their menu. Candidates will be provided a monthly advertising budget to work within.

 

Blu’s is looking for versatile and well-organized Catering Managers to oversee our event catering services. As a Catering Manager, you will finalize sales contracts and ensure that catering order forms reflect customer requirements. Some of your duties will include planning menus, organizing venues and equipment, and at times hiring catering staff, if needed. 

 

To be successful as a Catering Manager, you should possess extensive experience in event catering and delivering cost-effective services. Top-notch Catering Managers build good relationships with customers and exceed expectations.  Blu’s can cater up to 1,000 people in a single day.

 

Catering Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Determining customer requirements and proposing catering options. 

  • Negotiating prices and preparing meticulous catering order forms. 

  • Planning menus and overseeing venue, equipment, food, and service preparations. 

  • Hiring, training, and supervising catering staff. 

  • Liaising with customers, sales staff, chefs, and specialized catering equipment providers. 

  • Monitoring the availability of catering stock and supplies and ordering replenishments. 

  • Tracking catering expenses and maintaining accurate records. 

  • Adhering to food and health industry regulations and standards. 

  • Researching catering trends and promoting competitive catering services. 

 

Catering Manager Requirements: 

  • Accredited course in Catering Management, or similar. 3-5 years of experience in Catering Management, or similar. 

  • Exceptional ability to deliver catering services within budget and on time. 

  • Experience in hiring, training, and overseeing catering staff. 

  • Ability to coordinate catering requirements with customers, chefs, and suppliers. 

  • The ability to apply industry knowledge to improve catering services. 

  • Advanced knowledge of best practices in catering management. 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Dependable transportation.

Social Media Manager (contract & commission)

Blu’ Barbeque is expanding and is hiring a social media editor / designer to develop and maintain our brand's social media presence by designing and posting original daily  content on multiple online platforms. You will manage a considerable advertising and marketing budget.  In this role, you will be required to develop content and marketing strategies, posting content on social media, designing graphic material, track user engagement and activity, ensure consistency in the brand's digital tone and image and attracting consumers via social media..

To ensure success as a social media editor, you should have a keen eye for detail, experience with a variety of social media networks, be highly motivated, creative, possess solid knowledge of marketing competencies and be able to work with little direction. A skilled social media editor should be able to effectively interpret analytics and implement social strategies that result in increased sales.

Social Media Editor Responsibilities:

  • Producing content to be posted online across multiple platforms.

  • Increasing traffic and appealing to target audiences.

  • Developing and maintaining a consistent brand tone, image, and style online.

  • Designing social media marketing strategies and campaigns.

  • Knowledgeable with graphic design, copyright, content creation, and influencers to create engaging social content.

  • Reviewing, proofreading, and editing completed work before posting.

  • Determining the optimal times to post content and managing the scheduling tools.

  • Coordinating the design and writing to ensure the timeous delivery of content.

  • Reviewing and interpreting social analytics to measure and guide the effectiveness of marketing strategies.

  • Generating analytic reports and social media feedback for presentation and review.

  • Keeping abreast of industry and consumer trends, advancements in technology, and new social media platforms and tools.

Social Media Editor Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, or communications preferred.

  • A minimum of three years of experience as a social media editor or similar.

  • Good knowledge of social scheduling and analytics tools such as Hootsuite, Google Analytics, and Buffer.

  • Familiarity with all major social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Snapchat, and YouTube.

  • Strong design knowledge and proficiency in design tools such as Photoshop and Canva is advantageous.

  • Exceptional sales and marketing abilities.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Highly engaging, versatile, and adaptable.

  • The ability to keep up with industry trends and new social networks.

Social Media Influencer (contract work)

We are searching for a well-connected Social Media Influencer to serve as our esteemed supporter. The Social Media Influencer should review all sponsorship requirements before proceeding to devise highly appealing content. Upon publication thereof, you should also monitor viewers' feedback.

To ensure success as a Social Media Influencer, you should exhibit unwavering authenticity and thoughtfulness about our company's vested interests. Ultimately, an exceptional Social Media Influencer should remain culturally literate and keenly responsive to feedback.

Social Media Influencer Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling content publications across multiple platforms.

  • Crafting and editing pertinent content.

  • Covering all stipulated talking points.

  • Sharing highly visible links to prescribed websites.

  • Combing through your audience's feedback to ascertain their insights.

  • Adhering to all other agreed-upon sponsorship guidelines.

  • Conveying authentic enthusiasm throughout each publication.

Social Media Influencer Requirements:

  • Experience and Following.

  • Demonstrable experience as a far-reaching Social Media Influencer.

  • A large, highly dedicated viewership across multiple channels.

  • Tech-savvy with well-honed marketing abilities.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

  • An amicable, authoritative, and culturally aware disposition.

  • Predictably authentic.

  • Identification with broader societal causes.

Blogger / Content Creator (part-time or contract)

Blus is hiring talented Bloggers to generate engaging, original content for our website, blogs, and for other platforms. The Bloggers will research topics and develop interesting posts that will appeal to our target audience and promote the blog and platforms using social media, direct email, and other methods to alert and expand our audience. You should be a skilled, tech-savvy writer who can create appealing, insightful posts that will reach and grow our audience.

To succeed as a Blogger, you should be focused on generating and composing interesting content and expanding your readership. You should be creative, adaptable, and analytical with excellent writing skills and a unique voice.

Blogger / Content Creator  Responsibilities:

  • Generating, researching, and pitching ideas for posts.

  • Writing, editing, publishing, and promoting content.

  • Promoting new posts using advertisements, emails, social media, and other methods to alert and attract new readers.

  • Advocating and educating others about interests, products, or services.

  • Maximizing site traffic by utilizing Search Engine Optimization keywords.

  • Inviting other bloggers, experts, or other notable guests to contribute content to the webpage.

  • Monitoring responses to posts via the website, social media, or other platforms to better understand the audience.

  • Staying current on industry trends for possible opportunities to attract new readers or create stronger, more engaging content.

Blogger / Content Creator  Requirements:

  • Experience and success in this field.

  • Writing experience or familiarity with certain interests or a specific field.

  • Exceptional writing, research, and communication skills.

  • Creativity and adaptability.

  • Strong understanding of the target audience and industry trends.

  • Proficiency with computers, especially content management software, social media platforms, MS Office, and SEO keywords.

Photographer / Videographer & Editor (part-time or contract)

Blu’s is hiring creative photographers and Videographers to work with us to spread our BBQ brand and Luv. This roles responsibilities include seeking out appropriate on-site locations for photo/video shoots, preparing the work area for each product, suggesting to purchase necessary props, and keeping abreast of the latest photo editing software.

We are seeking 25-30 short videos each month for use on our websites and social media. Blu’s will also require a few longer videos for online presentation.  We also need to take 70-90 new images a month of our food offerings including each new BBQ item and side dish.

To be successful as a photographer and videographer, you must have excellent interpersonal skills and a keen eye for detail. A great fit for this role knows how to balance artistic integrity with the demands of the target audience and should stay up to date with industry trends and tools that will make projects more marketable.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet on-site prior to photoshoots and video to gauge needs and expectations.

  • Purchase props needed for shoots.

  • Prepare the work area for photoshoots by setting up necessary lights and ensuring that the space is clean.

  • Find appropriate on-site locations for shoots

  • Remain up to date with the latest editing software.

  • Ensure that your equipment for a shoot is present and working.

  • Edit footage in post-production.

Requirements:

  • Own your own photo & video equipment (if additional props are needed, we will buy them)

  • Hands-on experience with editing software, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, and Premier.

  • Creative and artistic skills.

  • Provide creative digital editing.

  • Portfolio of work.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to manage a schedule.

  • Prior work experience at a studio preferred.

  • Ability to translate ideas into complete projects.

Graphic Designer (part-time or contract)

We are seeking an experienced Graphic Designer to join our team. You will be designing a wide variety of media for use across digital and offline media. To be successful in this position, you’ll be a self-starter, capable of delivering brilliant creative ideas, and show amazing attention to detail.

Graphic Designer Responsibilities:

  • Planning concepts by studying relevant information and materials.

  • Illustrating concepts by designing examples of art arrangement, size, type size and style and submitting them for approval.

  • Preparing finished art by operating necessary equipment and software.

  • On rare occasions, coordinating with outside agencies, art services, web designer, marketing, printers, as necessary.

  • Communicating about layout and design.

  • Creating a wide range of graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites with software such as photoshop.

  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements when necessary.

Graphic Designer Requirements:

  • Experience as a graphic designer or in related fields.

  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio.

  • Proficiency with required desktop publishing tools, including Photoshop, InDesign Quark, and Illustrator.

  • A strong eye for visual composition.

  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Able to give and receive constructive criticism.

  • Understanding of marketing, production, website design, corporate identity, product packaging, advertisements, and multimedia design.

  • Experience with computer-aided design.

Visual Designer (contact work)

Blu’s BBQ is looking for a talented Visual Designer to enhance our online presence with eye-catching and professional graphic designs. As a Visual Designer, you will consult with us to determine design requirements, submit draft concepts for approval, and develop similar design prototypes for our other branded products.

To be successful as a Visual Designer, you should exhibit experience in visual design and the ability to contribute creative expertise to brainstorming sessions. Outstanding Visual Designers are team players who apply their creativity to varied design requirements.

Visual Designer Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with the project manager and determining visual design preferences and expectations.

  • Designing original graphics with unique colors, shapes, and typography fonts

  • Refining the output of paint and hand-draw applications by using visual design software.

  • Enhancing digital images, including the application of contrasts and gradients.

  • Submitting visual design concepts for brainstorming and approval in a timely manner.

  • Meeting with the project manager for feedback and editing designs, when required.

  • Collaborating with project manager in aligning visual designs with website functionalities.

  • Developing prototypes to uniformly integrate logos and brand images to other products and platforms, including social media.

  • Keeping track of advancements in visual design technologies and applications, as well as industry trends.

Visual Designer Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Visual Designer, or similar.

  • A complete portfolio of visual design examples.

  • Advanced proficiency in visual design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite's InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

  • Knowledge of programming languages such as HTML and JavaScript would be advantageous.

  • Exceptional creative abilities as reflected in original visual designs.

  • Extensive experience in determining visual design preferences and meeting deadlines.

  • Exceptional ability to collaborate on visual design projects and integrate feedback.

  • Proficiency in keeping up with visual design technologies and industry trends.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Web Designer (part-time or contract)

Blu’s BBQ is hiring a Web Designer who will be responsible for creating great websites for us. Primary duties include conceptualizing and implementing creative ideas for client websites, as well as creating visual elements that are in line with our clients' branding. You will be working closely with our web development team to ensure a proper and hassle-free implementation.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have excellent visual design skills and be proficient in graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Web Designer Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualizing creative ideas with us.

  • Testing and improving the design of the website.

  • Establishing design guidelines, standards, and best practices.

  • Maintaining the appearance of websites by enforcing content standards.

  • Designing visual imagery for websites and ensuring that they are in line with branding for clients.

  • Working with different content management systems.

  • Communicating design ideas using user flows, process flows, site maps and wireframes.

  • Incorporating functionalities and features into websites.

  • Designing sample pages including colors and fonts.

  • Preparing design plans and presenting the website structure.

Web Designer Requirements:

  • Experience, multiple references, and portfolio of your work.

  • Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other visual design tools.

  • Proficiency in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript.

  • Good understanding of content management systems.

  • Good understanding of search engine optimization principles.

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.

  • Excellent visual design skills.

  • Up-to-date experience with international web protocols, standards, and technologies.

  • Creative and open to new ideas.

  • Adaptable and willing to learn new techniques.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Creative Writer (contact work)

Blu’s BBQ is hiring a Creative Writer with a keen eye for detail and the ability to thrive under pressure. The Creative Writer will be constructing copy, both long and short-form, for a number of different audiences. You must be able to work well on your own and as part of a team. Any changes suggested by our editors should be timeously implemented. The Creative Writer should know how to strike a balance between quality and quantity.  You will be charged with further building our brand and establishing our in-store sales at our restaurants and in other markets such as grocery stores.

To be successful as a Creative Writer, you should constantly strive to hone your skills and view any feedback session as a learning opportunity. An outstanding Creative Writer should read widely and be comfortable sharing their work. You should also be able to follow both written and verbal briefs, and be able to meet deadlines.

Creative Writer Responsibilities:

  • Conducting research before and during the writing process.

  • Preparing material for assignments, which includes planning, outline, and synopsis.

  • Conducting thorough fact-checks before submitting any work.

  • Ensuring the logical flow of all writing produced.

Creative Writer Requirements:

  • Evidence of writing experience (links to published work would be advantageous).

  • Critical reading and thinking skills.

  • An interest in current events and a general thirst for knowledge.

  • Resilience and the ability to accept constructive feedback.

  • Computer skills.

  • A growth mindset with a strong skill set in developing our brand.

Web Developer (part-time or contract)

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring skilled Web Developers who will be responsible for developing and/or designing websites for our company and e-commerce retail and wholesale sites. You will be creating, maintaining, and updating our websites.

In order for you to succeed in this role, you will need to be proficient in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and have solid knowledge and experience in programming applications.

Web Developer Responsibilities:

  • Website and software application designing, building, or maintaining.

  • Using scripting or authoring languages, management tools, content creation tools, applications and digital media.

  • Conferring to resolve conflicts, prioritize needs, develop content criteria, or choose solutions.

  • Directing or performing Website updates.

  • Developing or validating test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types.

  • Editing, writing, or designing Website content, and directing team members who produce content.

  • Maintaining an understanding of the latest Web applications and programming practices through education, study, and participation in conferences, workshops, and groups.

  • Back up files from Web sites to local directories for recovery.

  • Identifying problems uncovered by customer feedback and testing, and correcting or referring problems to appropriate personnel for correction.

  • Evaluating code to ensure it meets industry standards, is valid, is properly structured, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.

  • Determining user needs by analyzing technical requirements.

Web Developer Requirements:

  • Solid knowledge and experience in programming applications.

  • Proficient in JavaScript, HTML, CSS.

  • Proficient in My SQL.

  • Dedicated team player.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Solid ability in both written and verbal communication.

  • Knowledge of programming language and technical terminology.

  • Able to develop ideas and processes and clearly express them.

  • High degree of independent judgment.

  • Able to solve complex problems.

Applications Software Developer (contract work)

Blu’s BBQ is looking for a dedicated Application Developer to work with us to develop new software applications and update and modify existing applications. The Application Developer will create customized software for computer programs, prototype applications, and troubleshoot software applications.

To be successful as an Application Developer, you should have a sound knowledge of software engineering as well as excellent analytical skills. A good Application Developer will create a detailed technical design document before starting each project and focus on the most efficient programming tools needed to timely complete each application.

Application Developer Responsibilities:

  • Developing software solutions to meet customer needs.

  • Creating and implementing the source code of new applications.

  • Testing source code and debugging code.

  • Evaluating existing applications and performing updates and modifications.

  • Developing technical handbooks to represent the design and code of new applications.

Application Developer Requirements:

  • A working knowledge of databases and programming languages such as Java.

  • Experience in application and software development.

  • Knowledge of software design and programming principles.

  • Good mathematical and problem-solving skills.

  • Good communication and team-working skills.

SEO Specialist (part-time or contract)

Blu’s BBQ is looking for a creative SEO Specialist to optimize the content on our websites based on analytics and keyword research. The SEO Specialist will also be responsible for researching advertising and website layout trends that will generate more page traffic.

To be successful as an SEO Specialist you must be willing to keep abreast of industry innovations and trends. A good SEO Specialist values quality content as well as technical insight to optimize the website for search engines.

SEO Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Update existing content to include more keywords.

  • Create quality content.

  • Research keyword trends.

  • Analyze site analytics to gauge which areas of the site have more traffic.

SEO Specialist Requirements:

  • Knowledge of SEO practices.

  • Familiarity with Google Analytics and other analytic tools.

  • Excellent written communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask.

Accountant (part-time)

Blu’s is seeking a trustworthy individual who works efficiently without sacrificing accuracy. Our Accountant can expect to work with numerical data, handle multiple tasks with deadlines, and provide transparent and complete reports to management. You should have a firm grasp of accounting and financial practices and regulations and possess strong computer and verbal and written communication skills.

To ensure success, Accountants should be prompt, honest, detail-oriented, professional, and analytical. Top candidates will have excellent presentation skills with the ability to successfully communicate complex quantitative data to decision makers.

Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Complying with all company, local, state, and federal accounting and financial regulations.

  • Compiling, analyzing, and reporting financial data.

  • Creating periodic reports, such as balance sheets, profit & loss statements, etc.

  • Creating custom reports for our owners and investors.

  • Presenting data to managers, investors, and other entities.

  • Maintaining accurate financial records.

  • Performing audits and resolving discrepancies.

  • Computing taxes.

  • Keeping informed about current legislation relating to finance and accounting.

  • Assisting management in the decision-making process by preparing budgets and financial forecasts.

Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field with a CPA designation.

  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills.

  • Understanding of mathematics and accounting and financial processes.

  • Ethical behavior.

  • Attention to detail.

Personal Assistant (part-time)

Blu’s BBQ is hiring a hard-working and dedicated Personal Assistant to be responsible for administrative and clerical duties to ensure efficiency and smooth running in our business. The Assistant provides reliable support to managers and business visitors, handles basic business tasks and monitors business operations to increase efficiency, quality, and lower costs.

In this role, you will be responsible for scheduling meetings, taking notes, and handling correspondence on behalf of the owner. You may also be required to make travel arrangements and assist with other duties when required. You will be handling incoming phone calls from customers, investors, landlords, real estate brokers and other communications, as well as managing files, updating paperwork and other documents, and performing other duties and errands.

To ensure success as a Personal Assistant, you should exhibit excellent organizational skills and demonstrable experience in a secretarial role. Accomplished Personal Assistants are intuitive to the needs of the owner and work autonomously to provide customized administrative support.

Personal Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to owner and performing secretarial and administrative duties.

  • Typing, formatting, and editing reports, documents, and presentations.

  • Entering data, maintaining databases, and keeping records.

  • Liaising with business visitors, answering calls, and making travel arrangements.

  • Managing internal and external correspondence 

  • Scheduling appointments, maintaining an events calendar

  • Copying, scanning, and faxing documents, as well as taking notes.

  • Preparing facilities for scheduled events and arranging refreshments, if required.

  • Ordering office supplies and replacements, as well as managing mail and courier services.

  • Prepare interview questions and summarize results.

  • Conduct research and summarize findings.

  • Respond to emails.

  • Attend project meetings.

  • Update or assist in the website content.

  • Prepare progress reports.

  • Monitor budgets.

  • And other misc takes

Personal Assistant Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience as a Personal Assistant would be advantageous.

  • Extensive experience in creating documents and spreadsheets, using office software such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Advanced typing, note-taking, recordkeeping, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to manage internal and external correspondence.

  • Working knowledge of printers, copiers, scanners, and fax machines.

  • Proficiency in appointment scheduling software such as MS Outlook, as well as call forwarding.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Dependable transportation.

Creative Consultant (contact work)

Blu’s Barbeque is searching for an ingenious Creative Consultant to work alongside with our growing team. The Creative Consultant should be adept at collaborating with other professionals, finding creative solutions, and preparing detailed proposals. 

An outstanding Creative Consultant should be a proactive learner who is curious, disciplined, and flexible. You should know how to conduct research and identify problems, and also be able to ask questions without feeling self-conscious.

Creative Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the needs of clients and finding creative ways to solve their problems.

  • Preparing impeccable proposals and design briefs, and pitching them

  • Providing creative counsel via email, video and voice calls, or in person.

  • Equipping clients with resources and tools they can use in future projects.

  • Identifying weaknesses in a campaign, design, or project, and suggesting improvements.

  • Collaborating with us and other specialists, but also completing tasks unsupervised.

  • Remaining open to feedback and criticisms.

  • Defending creative decisions in an appropriate manner.

Creative Consultant Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or postgraduate qualification in Design, Marketing, Communications, Art, Creative Writing, or a related discipline is helpful but not required.

  • A portfolio of creative work and multiple references is a must.

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop Elements, Adobe Illustrator, AutoCAD, or similar may be advantageous.

  • Familiarity with project management software like Teamwork, Slack, Workzone, or similar.

  • Superb collaboration and multitasking skills.

  • Natural creative flair.

  • Excellent technical aptitude.

  • The ability to meet deadlines.

Business Advisor (contact work)

Blu’s BBQ management team is looking for a qualified and motivated Business Advisor and Consultant to assess and reform business operations, provide expert guidance and implement projects including expansion. The Business Consultant's responsibilities include reviewing and analyzing different aspects of the business, compiling data and reports, presenting recommendations and guiding the implementation of new projects. Furthermore, study existing procedures and to formulate appropriate strategies that facilitate our expansion throughout this process, you should be acutely aware of our company's position within each of our markets as we expand and develop a chain, working to consolidate this by using the resources at your disposal.

To be successful as a Business Consultant, you should have expert business knowledge and excellent communication skills. A top Business Consultant should have outstanding research skills and demonstrate exceptional problem-solving abilities and improve business strategies and productivity.

Business Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with and advising throughout the consultation process.

  • Determining business needs and identifying weaknesses.

  • Assessing and analyzing business practices and procedures.

  • Analyzing financial records and preparing budgets.

  • Compiling and presenting research findings and recommendations.

  • Developing detailed project plans to drive changes and improvements.

  • Organizing and managing business projects.

  • Providing guidance when issues, challenges or problematic situations arise.

  • Tracking and assessing the effectiveness of projects.

  • Improving processes by recommending operational changes.

  • Evaluating and improving sales, marketing, and branding strategies.

  • Preparing project and productivity reports and ensuring compliance with quality and safety requirements.

  • Identifying opportunities for future business development and expansion including market research.

  • Developing and maintaining internal and external communication channels.

  • Analyzing and advising on employee, labor, vendor, and supplier contracts.

  • Performing risk analysis to mitigate and manage risks.

  • Analyzing consumer and competitor behavior.

 

Business Advisor Requirements:

  • Degree in business administration or related field required.

  • Previous experience in business consulting preferred.

  • Refernces and work product for our review

  • MSc or MA in a specialized business field beneficial.

  • Certification as management consultant is a plus.

  • Strong research and data collection skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of diverse business areas such as IT, HR, training and marketing.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Familiar with a wide range of business management software such as business invoicing programs, word processing programs, CRM, database and asset management software.

  • Ability to advise on labor, vendor, and supplier procurement contracts.

  • Exceptional ability to identify future business opportunities and mitigate risks.

  • Competence with integrated electronic strategic management systems, like Monday and Cascade Strategy.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills toward efficiently communicating new business processes and procedures.

Product Specialist (contact work)

Blu’s BBQ is looking for an enthusiastic, driven Product Specialist to lead and put together a plan for our BBQ Products in the local markets such as grocery stores and to take us into national distribution with-in an agreed period of time. Responsibilities include conducting market research and analyzing trends, performing product demonstrations to staff and customers, gathering feedback, and offering recommendations to the engineering team. You may also be tasked with training sessions, as well as assisting with new product launches.

To be successful as a Product Specialist, you must have a passion for the products you work with and keep expanding product knowledge. Outstanding Product Specialists should have a keen eye for spotting market trends, a willingness to inspire clients, and the ability to work both independently and within a team.

Product Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Conducting thorough market research, which may include taking surveys, doing desktop research, sending emails and making calls, and even attending product launches of rival companies.

  • Answering all product-related questions in a polite manner and addressing queries promptly.

  • Collaborating and strategizing with the business and engineering teams.

  • Attending workshops and refresher courses in sales and marketing.

  • Planning and assisting with new product releases and events.

  • Performing product demonstrations for customers, staff, and other stakeholders.

  • Assisting with the development of business plans.

  • Scheduling training sessions and attending meetings as required.

  • Identifying new market opportunities and relaying this information to the Manager and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Making helpful product recommendations and suggestions to increase revenue and market penetration.

Product Specialist Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in retail, sales, or customer service would be advantageous.

  • Ability to memorize details like product specifications.

  • Articulate and able to perform demonstrations that engage and inspire.

  • Deadline-driven, and willing to work after hours.

  • Superb verbal and written communication skills, as well as great telephone etiquette.

  • A strong growth mindset.

Product Designer (contact work)

Product Designer

Blu’s is searching for a passionate Product Designer to join our team and develop various new products for our customers. This role will design products to specifications and deliver them on time. The Product Designer's responsibilities include doing thorough market research to determine customer needs and preferences, and using rough sketches as well as design software for detailed drawings.

To be successful as a Product Designer, you should have a keen eye for detail and color, a good knowledge of existing markets, as well as stellar communication skills. A top Product Designer should be able to identify market needs and have the vision to design products that satisfy them.

Product Designer Responsibilities:

  • Conducting market research to determine gaps in the market.

  • Translating research into feasible ideas and designs that will satisfy consumers.

  • Clearly outlining specifications for the design team and stakeholders.

  • Collaborating with the design team, and providing helpful feedback on processes.

  • Engaging audiences and using sketches, blueprints, and prototypes to gather feedback.

  • Using 3D modeling software for detailed designs.

  • Producing prototypes and models to test functionality.

  • Researching tools, materials and relevant design techniques.

Product Designer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Manufacturing, Engineering, or a related field.

  • A creative eye, good imagination, and vision.

  • A firm grasp of market trends and consumer preferences.

  • Practical experience using computer-aided design software.

  • Good technical and IT skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong planning and organizational abilities.

  • Good problem-solving skills.

Welder (contract work)

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring a highly talented Welder(s) to assist us building custom items for sale through retail and online. We’re seeking a hardworking welders who like challenges and surpassing client expectations. Your chief responsibilities will include welding, building, designing, interpreting designs, operating & monitoring machinery, and assessing welded components.

We are seeking to build custom smokers, buildings/structures, buildings: made using shipping containers, homes: made using shipping containers, pools: made using shipping containers, hot tubs: made using shipping containers, and other out of the box ideas as well as developing a chain of high-end BBQ restaurants under the Blu’s brand. 

To excel in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of welding machinery and electrical equipment. The successful candidate will also have a steady hand and outstanding attention to detail.

Blu’s will provide a reasonable budget to purchase all the recruitment and materials inventory needed to launch the production of these areas of interest.

Responsibilities:

  • Interpret blueprints, drawings, and measurements to plan layouts.

  • Weld small and large components such as copper, beams, pipelines, aluminum, and other materials. 

  • Use specialized machinery for welding and oversee machines that perform the same job. 

  • Maintain and repair all machinery.

  • Assess welded surfaces, structures and components to identify errors.

  • Follow and enforce strict safety regulations such as wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes.

  • Monitor machinery for appropriate usage and temperature.

  • Weld components in flat, vertical, and overhead positions.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.

  • A valid certificate in welding from an accredited institution is preferred.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a welder.

  • Must pass a weld bead test.

  • Excellent knowledge of welding machinery, electrical equipment, and manual tools.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and designs.

  • Outstanding attention to detail.

  • Owning your own equipment is a plus.

Construction Worker (contract work)

Blu’s is hiring hard-working and reliable construction workers to join our team to develop new BBQ restaurants and to launch new products including module homes made from cargo containers. Blu’s desires to build 6 climate controlled greenhouses made using cargo containers to grow our own organic vegetables.  

The right candidates will participate in a variety of construction projects and follow construction plans and instructions. Experience is an essential, you will have to be physically fit and a fast learner.

To be successful in this position, you will work well as part of a team or by yourself depending on the task, and be able to perform strenuous physical tasks.

Construction Worker Responsibilities:

  • Preparing construction sites, materials, and tools.

  • Loading and unloading of materials, tools, and equipment.

  • Removing debris, garbage, and dangerous materials from sites.

  • Assembling and breaking down barricades, temporary structures, and scaffolding.

  • Assisting contractors, e.g. electricians and painters, as required.

  • Assisting with transport and operation of heavy machinery and equipment including dozers, fork lifts, HVAC units, and other equipment.

  • Following all health and safety regulations.

  • Mixing, pouring, and leveling concrete.

  • Deep cleanings

Construction Worker Job Requirements:

  • Similar work experience is required and reference checks will be made.

  • Willingness to undertake training if necessary.

  • Be mild-tempered and a team player.

  • Be healthy, strong, and fit.

Drywall Finisher (contact work)

We are seeking a detail-oriented drywall finisher to join our team. As a drywall finisher, your duties will include sealing joints, repairing cracks, and smoothing imperfections on walls and ceilings to create surfaces that are suitable for final treatment. You should also ensure that all supplies are used safely.

To be successful as a drywall finisher, you should be able to complete tasks efficiently while maintaining a high quality of work. Ultimately, an excellent drywall finisher will utilize sound techniques to produce high-quality drywall finishes on time and to expectation.

Drywall Finisher Responsibilities:

  • Joining drywall panels using tape and plaster.

  • Repairing cracks and any other damage to the drywall panels.

  • Concealing any imperfections or exposed irregularities in the drywall surface.

  • Layering plaster or spackle with trowels to create a flat surface.

  • Sanding down rough areas on the wall to create a smooth surface.

  • Skimming the surface with a final layer of plaster in preparation for finishing work.

  • Managing and maintaining all the required equipment for the job.

  • Keeping your supervisor abreast of your progress and reporting any job-related issues.

  • Ensuring that all equipment and materials are used safely and effectively.

Drywall Finisher Requirements:

  • At least three years of experience as a drywall finisher with references.

  • Valid driver’s license or passport.

  • Good knowledge of the tools, materials, and methods used in drywall and ceiling finishing.

  • Ability to interpret construction blueprints.

  • Knowledge of the applicable safety guidelines.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Good problem-solving abilities.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.

  • Physically fit and able to work long hours.

Carpenter (contact work)

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring a skilled Carpenter with knowledge of various carpentry techniques. You will be responsible for layout, installation, repairing, finishing, and maintaining various structures, fixtures, and buildings. Other duties will include designing, cutting, and measuring materials according to a client's requirements.

A successful applicant should be hardworking, reliable, and have good communication and organizational skills. Must have experience in the field and references.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Assisting supervisors with structural design, planning, layout, and installation.

  • Conduct repair work and installation of doors, windows, drywall, cabinets, stairs, and other fixtures as required.

  • Ability to assess the quality of woodwork and materials.

  • Ability to operate tools, machines, and other equipment.

  • Compliance with local building codes, and health and safety regulations.

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods, climb, pull, and lift heavy objects.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of four years' experience as a journeyman-level carpenter.

  • Additional certification may be required.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Physically fit with good hand-eye coordination.

  • Knowledge of mathematics.

Roofer (contact work)

Blu’s BBQ is accepting applications for  an experienced Roofer to repair or replace existing roofing systems and install new roofing systems where needed. The Roofer's responsibilities performing all tasks necessary for roof maintenance and or installation. You should also be able to provide guidance to unskilled workers to train them. We use torch down, TPO, PVC membrane, , and other roofing materials for flat commercial roofs.  

An outstanding Roofer will ensure that all safety standards and procedures are strictly adhered to at all times.

Roofer Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting the structure of roofs in order to determine the best course of action and material type to use.

  • Providing direction to owners along with take-offs on materials required to fix or build a roof.

  • Smoothing out rough spots on roofs to prepare the surface for new materials.

  • Installing vapor barriers and insulation to create a more waterproof seal.

  • Safely setting up ladders, scaffolding and hoisting equipment as required.

  • Updating the supervisor on job progress and reporting any problems related to the job.

Roofer Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license or passport.

  • Proven roofing or general construction experience including torch down.

  • Working knowledge of different roofing systems.

  • Sound knowledge of city ordinances.

  • The ability to lift heavy materials and tools.

  • The ability to use powered hand tools.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.

Steel Worker (full-time, part-time and contract)

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring skilled steelworkers to join our team. In this role, you will be required to fabricate steel frames and supports, and oversee the installation of steel infrastructure in our container homes and mobile kitchens as well as other buildings we design and want to fabricate. You will also be required to perform maintenance and repairs to existing steel structures.

To ensure success as a steelworker, you should have a keen eye for detail and be comfortable working at heights. A skilled steelworker should be able to accurately interpret engineering plans and precisely execute the construction and installation of steel structures.  You will be charged to handle all aspects of construction involving the steel building frame and internal walls.

Steel Worker Responsibilities:

  • Reading and interpreting architectural blueprints and engineering plans.

  • Determining material requirements and construction techniques based on design specifications.

  • Constructing steel frames, supports, columns, concrete reinforcements, and other steel structures.

  • Preparing for installation by measuring, cutting, aligning, and placing steel structures.

  • Positioning steel girders, columns, and supports using cranes and hoisting methods.

  • Verifying the alignment of steel elements with the use of levels, plumb bobs, and laser sights.

  • Installing steel infrastructure by bolting, wiring, and welding elements together according to the design specifications.

  • Ensuring that all health and safety measures are strictly adhered to.

Steel Worker Requirements:

  • 5+ years of steel working experience and references. 

  • A valid driver's license or passport.

  • The ability to operate lifting equipment.

  • Good understanding of safety regulations.

  • The ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering designs.

  • Excellent knowledge of construction equipment such as laser levels, power tools, welding equipment, and pulley systems. This includes grinders, lazers, and other tools for erection and construction purposes.

  • Physically fit and able to work at heights.

  • Willingness to work indoors and outdoors.

CAD Designer (part-time or contract)

CAD Designers use computers to generate sketches of complex undertakings including but not limited to buildings using cargo containers for various uses. Using these designs, they should help establish timelines, budgets, and assist many different departments in making vital decisions about the projects.

 

Blu’s CAD Designer will:

CAD Designers will be required to create original designs for complex projects. These designs may be used to create 2D images or 3D images, or solid modeling. CAD Designers must have strong computer skills and extensive knowledge of design software.

Great communication skills, verbal and written, is also an essential part of our CAD Design position. Using the computer-generated plans, CAD Designers must work with other team members and departments to set timelines, budgets, and assist in making decisions regarding materials that will be used to complete the project.

CAD Designers must know their industry, best tools, and other equipment needed to get the job completed to satisfaction. In order to be effective, they must have knowledge of machines, engineering standards, mathematics, and the materials used to make their plans a reality.

CAD Designer Responsibilities:

  • Use software to create detailed 2D or 3D designs for complex projects.

  • Collaborate with others to establish timelines and budgets, as well as solve problems.

  • Knowledge of industry, engineering, math, and materials.

  • Ability to analyze data and situations and come up with creative solutions.

  • Keep up to date on industry and engineering standards.

  • Our design requirements include but are not limited to designed structures using cargo containers such as swimming pools, jacuzzi’s, greenhouses, restaurants, residential housing and other fun projects.

CAD Designer Requirements:

  • An Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of industry experience.

  • Sit for extended periods of time.

  • Extensive knowledge of industry software and tools.

  • Make decisions based on designs and complexity.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with others to solve problems.

  • Firm grasp of mathematics, engineering, and industry information.

  • Some travel may be required to make site visits and meet when needed with vendors.

Architect (contact work)

The Blu’s team is looking for a creative and inspired Architect to handle projects from the initial briefing through to the final stages of construction. The Architect's responsibilities include managing, developing and presenting design proposals, preparing drawings, specifications, budgets, construction documents and managing project teams. You should be able to take ownership of your project, be it the design and construction of a new building, an extension, alterations or a restoration project, and deliver on the our requirements.

To be successful in this position you should be able to visualize space in three dimensions, have a good understanding of construction technologies and be an effective project manager. An outstanding Architect will have strong interpersonal skills, demonstrate superior technical design skills and be able to create designs that are functional, creative and sustainable.

Architect Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with owners and investors in determining their needs and requirements.

  • Managing design projects from concept development through to completion.

  • Developing and presenting project proposals.

  • Adjusting designs and plans to meet the client's needs.

  • Preparing drawings, blueprints, specifications and construction documents.

  • Conducting research and compiling reports on feasibility and environmental impact.

  • Complying with safety standards and local planning regulations.

  • Determining and adhering to budgets and timelines.

  • Managing project teams and collaborating with other construction professionals.

Architect Requirements:

  • Degree in Architecture or a related field.

  • 3+ years experience as an Architect.

  • Excellent technical drawing skills.

  • Strong communication and project management skills.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and software programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Newforma, etc.

  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Knowledge of building codes and regulatory standards.

  • Strong creative and visualization skills.

Structural Engineer (contract work)

Blu’s Barbeque is hiring a Structural Engineer with excellent mathematical, IT and analytical skills. Structural Engineers are expected to be detail oriented, creative and possess amazing problem solving skills.

To ensure success, Structural Engineers should display an investigative nature and must be accurate, commercially aware and have great communication skills with a keen interest in ensuring the safety and physical integrity of buildings and other large structures. Top candidates will have fantastic project and budget management skills with great knowledge of construction processes, materials and legal regulations.

Structural Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Prepare reports, designs and drawings.

  • Make calculations about pressures, loads and stresses.

  • Where needed perform forensics to determine issue and causation.

  • Consider the strength of construction materials and select appropriately.

  • Provide technical advice on safe designs and construction.

  • Analyze configurations of the basic components of a structure.

  • Liaise with professional staff such as architects and engineers.

  • Monitor and inspect all work undertaken by contractors to ensure structural soundness.

  • Inspect properties to evaluate the conditions.

  • Use computer aided design technology for simulation purposes.

Structural Engineer Requirements:

  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (essential).

  • 3+ years of work experience as a Structural Engineer (essential).

  • Professionally registered as an Engineer.

  • Expert experience in project management.

  • Advanced knowledge of construction methods, materials and legal regulations.

  • Sound understanding of physics and mathematics.

  • Ability to liaise with professionals from other disciplines.

  • Three-dimensional conceptual skills.

  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.

  • Meticulous attention to detail with the superb organizational skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Excellent communication and IT skills.

Electrician (contact work)

Electrician - Contact Work

Blu’s BBQ is hiring an Electrician to join our team to assist us in maintaining our restaurants, buildings and other various projects for new construction. You will be responsible for installing and repairing complex electrical control, wiring, and lighting systems. To perform in this role you need to be either a journeyman electrician or master electrician and experience in the field working on simple and complex electrical systems.

Electrician Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain and repair electrical control, wiring, and lighting systems.

  • Read technical diagrams and blueprints.

  • Perform general electrical maintenance.

  • Inspect transformers and circuit breakers and other electrical components.

  • Troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate testing devices.

  • Repair and replace equipment, electrical wiring, or fixtures.

  • Follow National Electrical Code state and local building regulations.

  • Circuit breaker corrective maintenance.

  • Good knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems.

  • Good knowledge of various test equipment.

Electrician Requirements:

  • Completion of electrician apprenticeship.

  • Experience working as an electrician.

  • High school diploma.

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Deep electrical system, power generation, blueprints and maintenance and repair knowledge.

  • Experience in the renewable energy field is a plus but not required.

HVAC Technician (contact work)

Blu’s BBQ is hiring a detail-oriented HVAC Technician to install, maintain and repair our HVAC systems. The HVAC Technician will be skilled in cleaning, adjusting and repairing systems. You will guide and advise us to select the most appropriate air quality system to fulfill each of the locations requirements. You will be responsible for air quality systems from installation to end-of-life by performing maintenance, warranty and emergency repairs.

To be successful in this role, safety should be your top priority. Ideal candidates will be patient, and have excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills.

HVAC Technician Responsibilities:

  • Installing, maintaining and repairing ventilation and air conditioning systems and equipment.

  • Identifying maintenance risks on equipment.

  • Diagnosing electrical and mechanical faults for HVAC systems.

  • Cleaning, adjusting and repairing systems, and performing warranty services.

  • Performing emergency repairs promptly and efficiently.

  • Providing technical direction and on-the-job training.

  • Keeping daily logs and records of all maintenance functions.

  • Complying with service standards and work instructions.

HVAC Technician Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED or suitable equivalent.

  • 2+ year experience as an HVAC technician, and willingness to continue education in HVAC field. Ideal experience will be with commercial HVAC systems.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Understanding of advanced principles of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating.

  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient in reading schematics and work plans.

  • Ability to work after hours, over weekends and on public holidays with short or no notice.

Kitchen Equipment Technician (contract work)

Blu’s BBQ is hiring a kitchen equipment technician to perform various functions to keep our commercial kitchen equipment running smoothly at multiple new locations.

kitchen equipment technician Responsibilities:

  • Perform repairs and maintenance duties on a wide variety of kitchen and refrigeration equipment such as walk-in coolers, industrial-sized steam cookers, refrigerators, ice machines, washers, ovens, dryers, dishwashers, and water coolers.

  • Carry out periodic inspection, cleaning, and equipment servicing

  • Carry out installation of new equipment; perform repairs on leaks; ensure settings o wiring controls; change equipment parts that have become old or defective

  • Attend quickly to emergency call on equipment repair issues, as well as to after work hour calls

kitchen equipment technician Requirements:

  • Profound knowledge of how various types of kitchen and refrigeration equipment work.

  • Outstanding soldering skills, applying oxygen/propane

  • Strong ability to read and comprehend wiring diagrams, and to follow manuals on operation and installation to successful complete tasks

  • Strong ability to apply various types of equipment safely and efficiently, and to maintain and service them

  • Exceptional ability to work independently without direct supervision and take responsibility for the repair of assigned equipment

  • Strong ability to prioritize assigned tasks for increased job delivery

  • Exceptional ability to properly investigate problems with food equipment, discover the issue, and correct it

  • Ability to work in a team setting with other maintenance workers and with staff.

  • Strong ability to quickly understand and carry out both written and oral instructions effectively

  • Good basic computer skills

  • Possess refrigerant transition and recovery certification

  • Repair and maintenance experience in the commercial kitchen or restaurant service field

  • Strong knowledge of plumbing repair and installation practice and procedure

  • Strong knowledge of basic electrical practice, theory, and safety

  • Strong knowledge of the fundamentals of commercial refrigeration practice and theory.

Attorney (contact work)

Blu’s BBQ is looking for a motivated Attorney with exceptional negotiation, research, and communication skills to help us expand Blu’s Barbeque and our other businesses. The Attorney will provide counsel, help understand legal options and maintain all contracts from negotiations to finalization. As our attorney you will also conduct research, prepare legal documents, and perform other duties to ensure that we receive the best and most cost-effective legal solutions.

To succeed as an Attorney, you should be knowledgeable, attentive, and proactive. You should also be an excellent communicator, negotiator, public speaker, and problem solver.

Experience with franchising would be helpful.

Attorney Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with us to learn about legal needs and concerns and providing ongoing legal advice.

  • Developing strategies to resolve any legal matters favorably and cost-effectively.

  • Explaining legal options and bringing possible outcomes to the owners.

  • Preparing legal documents, such as contracts, dispositions, and pleadings, accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Staying informed about current legislation, especially concerning legal specialties.

  • Finding ethical solutions to legal matters.

  • Assist in the growing of Blu’s brand and multiple business enterprises from BBQ restaurants, ranching operations, and other investments.

Attorney Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.

  • Admission to the Texas State Bar with a license in good standing.

  • Commitment to abiding by local, state, and federal laws and behaving ethically.

  • Ability to work independently or with a team to develop the case strategies.

  • Strong critical thinking, interpersonal, public speaking skills.

  • Ability to negotiate, research, and communicate verbally and in writing effectively.

  • Adaptability and attention to detail.