Estimating Manager - Draper, UT

Draper, UT, US, 84020

Staker Parson Companies

 

 

Job ID:  489570

 

Staker Parson Companies, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be the preferred source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

Position Overview

This position is responsible for managing the estimating department in the Staker Parson Southern Wasatch Front business.  This includes using a combination of past experiences and project specifications to accurately project the amount of materials, equipment, and labor hours that must be utilized in order to complete a given project.  Based upon these calculations, they create a project budget.  All necessary details must meet not only legal, but also company policies and guidelines.

 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Lead and coordinate the activities of the estimating department.

  • Train, mentor and develop the estimating team.

  • Prepare estimates, proposals, sealed bids, and subcontracts. Assist estimators with project management.

  • Travel to potential sites to evaluate existing conditions and meet with site owners and/or owner’s representatives.

  • Bid on a competitive basis and submit quotes to primes.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with owner, contractors, subcontractors and engineers.

  • Prepare and maintain schedules throughout the life of projects.

  • Develop and negotiate change orders as needed.

  • Effectively manage the needs of Staker Parson, the project, and the customer in the best possible manner.

  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.  Report any problems to the Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.

  • Track and update booked projects, and projects nearing award.

  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

  • Tracking/analysis of market bid results and data.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field or equivalent in training and experience.

  • Five years minimum in heavy civil / highway construction.

  • Two years minimum in estimating and bidding.  Bid2Win preferred.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, and Outlook. 

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.

  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Report to the office dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

  • Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements.

  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.

  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization’s goals and objective.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.

  • Ability to deal with the public in a pleasant, courteous, and calm manner in all circumstances.

  • Ability to work under pressure and be multi-task oriented.

  • Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation.

  • Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment.

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Understanding of procurement’s impact on financial results.

  • Demonstrate a hands-on, collaborative approach; work well in a team. 

  • Strong skill in planning and organization, as well as skills in project management.

  • Ability to summarize data from different sources into a concise format that can be easily expanded and communicated to support initiatives.

 

Key Compentencies

  • Accountability: Is continually focused on accepting responsibility for meeting commitments, achieving optimum results, and ownership for the outcomes from actions and decisions.

  • Adaptability: Personal willingness and ability to effectively work in, and adapt to changes in circumstances, tasks, responsibilities, people, environments, and conditions.

  • Communication: Clearly conveys and receives messages at an appropriate level and format.

  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and/or external customers.

  • Integrity:  Through words and actions, creates an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.  Communicating and acting honestly and ethically.

  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively and productively in groups and teams to create positive relationships which maximize performance results.

  • Safety and Security:  Observes safety and security procedures.

  • Leadership: Motivates and inspires others through their words, actions, and commitment to the organization.

  • Managing People and Processes: Establishes and clearly communicates process standards and expectations; monitors performance and provides ongoing feedback to build people.

  • Strategic Thinking: Takes a broad scale, long term view, assessing options and implications required to develop and achieve goals of the organization to move it forward.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must occasionally lift up to 10 lbs.  

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment

  • Standard office environment

  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but his is typically moderate

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Staker Parson Companies, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date:  Dec 7, 2023


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