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Estimator - Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE, US, 68138

Midwest - Omni

 

 

Job ID:  339700

 

OMNI Engineering, a CRH company, started its business in 1985 in Omaha, Nebraska.  OMNI is involved in heavy highway construction as well as private and commercial site construction.  Its primary business involves the manufacture and placement of asphalt for roads, city streets and parking lots.  Currently, OMNI Engineering employs around 200 employees and remains a competitive force in the Omaha market.

  

Position Overview

The Estimator position is responsible for 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 that is then presented to Management.  All necessary details must meet not only legal, but also company policies and guidelines.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Prepare estimates, proposals, sealed bids, and subcontracts.

  • 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, and engineers.

  • Prepare and maintain schedules throughout the life of projects.

  • Develop and negotiate change orders as needed.

  • Perform work required per supervisor’s instruction.

  • Effectively manage the needs of CRH Americas – Omni Engineering, 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.

  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

  • 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.

  • 1-3 years minimum in heavy civil / highway construction.

  • 1 year minimum in estimating and bidding.  Bid2Win preferred.

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

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment, including word processor, computer terminal, and telephone.

  • Must be efficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.

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

  • 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.

  • High ethical standards.

  • 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.

 

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.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.

  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, bend, and reach with hand and arms above their shoulders.

 

Work Environment

  • Standard working office environment.

  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but 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 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
  • Based off of experience - up to $80,000

 

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!

 

OMNI Engineering is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  Jan 9, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Engineer, Procurement, Engineering, Operations