Experienced Project Manager/Estimator (Heavy Civil)

Helena, MT, US, 59604

Helena Sand and Gravel


Job ID:  497737


Helena Sand & Gravel, 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.


What You Will Do…

If you’re a heavy civil construction professional looking for the next step in your career, our team can provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity to grow with an industry leader. In this role, you’ll manage all aspects of public and private heavy civil construction projects of various sizes, including but not limited to utilities (wet), excavation & dirt work, and asphalt paving. You will prepare estimates and bid packages and manage each project through to completion, serving as the primary point of contact to communicate project costs, staffing, scheduling, and updates with contractors. You’ll see the impacts of your work each day in every construction project you complete – from driveways to highways and parking lots to airports, you’ll play an integral part as we stand together to reinvent the way our world is built.


If you’re someone with a heavy civil project management background that is confident in your ability to estimate projects of all sizes, has excellent communication and organization skills, enjoys coordinating many moving pieces, and takes pride in assisting with the efficient completion of high-quality projects, this is an excellent career opportunity for you. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience managing heavy civil construction projects, be familiar with the field's concepts, practices, and procedures, and will possess enthusiasm to influence, and lead.


Location: This is an in-person position based out of Helena, MT.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Annual Base Salary up to $110,000/yr DOE
  • Annual Bonus Potential
  • Monthly Vehicle Allowance
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k with Roth option & 5% Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • 9 Paid Holidays (8 Static and 1 Floating)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Potential for Annual Merit Raises
  • Annual Performance Based Incentives
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement


What You Can Do…

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


To excel in this role you should have (Minium Required Qualifications):

  • 5 – 7 years previous experience in heavy civil project management, project coordination, field management, and/or bidding, estimating; Construction Management or Civil Engineering degree may substitute for experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of heavy civil construction through a combination of field and office experience including but not limited to utilities (wet), excavation & dirt work, asphalt paving.
  • The ability to effectively organize, coordinate, and manage multiple projects at a time from start to finish, and provide effective communication to key parties at all stages.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills when interacting with both internal and external customers.
  • A commitment to safety, performance, and adherence to OSHA, MSHA, DOT, and all other company or state rules and regulations.
  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, decision-making, and organizational skills.
  • Proficient with Windows based programs and estimating software
  • The ability to work independently without direct supervision, a willingness to work overtime and weekends as needed, and travel as needed outside of home office area to project locations
  • A valid driver’s license, the ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, and current US Authorization to work, or the ability to obtain prior to start without company assistance.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Provides estimating costing and submission of bids on all projects (i.e. public/private) as directed by the Construction Manager and/or Chief Estimator. This involves thorough review of bid documents, collection of subcontractor prices and prompt submission of the bid. Coordination of bid evaluations should be based on review with the Construction Manager and/or Chief Estimator.
  • On successful bids, the project manager should prepare and submit all contract documents and insure they are properly executed.
  • Oversee subcontracts and sub-contractor coordination.
  • Manage project schedules, material requests and approvals.
  • Coordinate project specific training, safety and EEOC compliance.
  • Attend pre-construction conferences with the Production Department and/or owner.
  • Collaborate with Construction Manager, other Project Managers, superintendents, and contract administrators.
  • Prepare and approve monthly pay estimates from owner and sub-contractors, and ensure  accuracy of pay estimates.
  • Assure accuracy of sub-contractor submittals and coordination of work.
  • Coordination with owners on timing of work and proper completion.
  • Negotiate all contracts change orders in writing prior to the work being accomplished.
  • Respond timely to all owner and sub-contractor correspondence.
  • Approve all subcontractor/supplier invoices.
  • Maintain daily project logs/quantity records.
  • Monitor job costs.
  • Ensure compliance with project specifications, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • May work in the field, delivering supplies or assisting the work crews.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to changing weather conditions.  
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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!


Helena Sand & Gravel, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jun 26, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Helena
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

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