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DOT Estimator/ Project Manager - Springfield, MO

Springfield, MO, US, 65802

APAC - Missouri Inc.

 

 

Job ID:  152271

 

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

Position Overview

 

This is a dual role position in DOT estimating and project management.  This includes bidding and managing projects from the initial estimate, through construction to executing the final paperwork. The position will have responsibility for multiple projects at a time.  All necessary details must meet not only legal, but also company policies and guidelines.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Travel to potential sites to evaluate existing conditions and meet with site owners and/or owner’s representatives.
  • Prepare estimates, proposals, sealed bids, and quotes.
  • Review and understand construction plans and documents.
  • Execute take-offs and estimates of construction projects to understand the details and resources of each project.
  • Initiate and maintain positive relationships with owner, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and engineers.
  • Execute pre-construction documents including subcontracts, purchase orders, work orders, schedules and all correspondences to the owner
  • Track quantities, schedules and costs through all phases of each project.
  • Generate various reports required by immediate supervisor.
  • Perform work required per supervisor’s instruction.
  • Effectively manage the needs of APAC-Central, Inc., the project, and the customer in the best possible manner.
  • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site Superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and implement corrective measures.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts including payment, expenses, change orders, actual vs. budget cost, etc.
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Develop an environment that encourages quality products and services to the customer.
  • 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.
  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.
  • Three to five years of experience in DOT/Heavy Highway construction estimating and project management is preferred.

 

Work Requirements

 

  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Must be efficient in industry computer software including scheduling, estimating, on-screen take offs, web based programs and spreadsheets.
  • May be required to earn certifications in material testing.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines
  • 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.
  • Able to write reports, document findings, and procedures, and to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • 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 and construction site 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

 

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!

 

APAC Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Jul 2, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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