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Project Manager/Estimator - Paving - Helena, MT

Helena, MT, US, 59601

Helena Sand and Gravel


Job ID:  [[149034]]


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.


Position Overview

The project manager aids in preparing bids for public and private construction work, follows up and/or sells these projects, manages superintendent(s) and crew(s) directly and manages all aspects of successful bids and projects. The project manager oversees and directs construction management. The project manager communicates directly with contractors concerning project cost, staffing, and scheduling, prepares project status reports and works to ensure plans adhere to contract specifications. The project manager must be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. The project manager relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of tasks and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Aids in estimating costing and submission of bids on all projects (i.e. public/private) as directed by the Chief Estimator.  This involves thorough review of bid documents, collection of subcontractor prices and prompt submission of the bid.
  • On successful bids, the project manager should prepare and submit all contract documents and insure they are properly executed.  Key areas of responsibility include:
    • Manage day to day operations of assigned superintendent(s) and hourly crew(s), specifically asphalt paving
    • Subcontracts and sub-contractor coordination.
    • Project schedules, material requests and approvals.
    • Coordinate project specific training, safety and EEOC compliance.
    • Pre-construction conferences with owner.
    • Preparation/approval of monthly pay estimates from owner and sub-contractors.  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 contract 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 and monitor job costs.
    • Assure compliance with project specifications, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • The project manager may work in the field, delivering supplies and/or assisting the work crews.



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



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • College or technical education preferred
  • 5 years previous experience in bidding, estimating, project coordination, or field management preferred.
  • Asphalt Paving experience
  • Experience with supervisory skills, production, safety and operation
  • Proficient with Windows based computerized systems
  • Must possess strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance and attendance
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends as needed


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Helena Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Nov 7, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Helena
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

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