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Since 1922 Granite Construction has built some of America’s largest infrastructure projects; highways, bridges, dams, rail, power and other “heavy civil” projects. Additionally, many of our offices provide high quality concrete, asphalt and gravel products for the construction industry. At Granite, we believe that our greatest asset is our people. We build careers by encouraging creativity and providing opportunities for development. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability and Citizenship.
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This position is responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for both private and public sector works projects of more than $100 million to ensure Granite is a responsive bidder.
Essential Job Accountabilities
Analyze and compile estimate data that impact the cost of labor, materials, equipment requirements, location and other factors to ensure a high quality and timely estimate.
Review drawings and specifications and proposed project site conditions; record findings and solicit input from field operations to include in final project estimate.
Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness of the bid.
Review “take-off” quantities to ensure accuracy of data used in estimates.
Utilize existing cost history to complete estimate.
Apply mathematical calculations requiring advanced analytical processes to ensure estimated costs are accurate.
Present estimate and participate in bid reviews with senior management to ensure accuracy and completeness.
Communicate with owners, subcontractors, public and private entities to ensure competitiveness.
Communicate estimate bid information to field operations at pre-construction meetings to ensure understanding of scope of job.
Develop and maintain business relationships to increase bid opportunities in the local market.
Supervise, direct, and mentor estimating staff to ensure individual development and Granite standards are met.
Participate in and/or lead Design-build projects to ensure a high quality estimate.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or equivalent related work experience.
10+ years estimating experience
3+ years management experience required
Experienced in mass excavation/embankment on heavy civil projects Experienced with varied equipment
Experienced with various means & methods Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), AGTEK Take-off and Primavera Scheduling software.
Advanced knowledge of Estimating software.
Advanced knowledge of civil engineering principles
Advanced knowledge of construction principles
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Advanced knowledge of (U)DBE requirements Able to effectively communicate and defend their estimates
Demonstrated ability to work under deadlines
Expertise in Agtek
About Granite Construction Incorporated
Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers.
Granite Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace
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Granite Construction Inc. (Granite) is a heavy civil contractor and a construction materials producer. The Company is engaged in the...