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Monday, February 1, 2010

Senior Estimator at Granite Construction Company

Position Title : Senior Estimator
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Location : Tarrytown, NY
Building a career at Granite, may be the most valuable thing you could do…Granite is a company that builds. Building is fundamental to our character as a company. While building a financially sound company, thousands of people have built long and productive careers at Granite. At Granite, we believe that our greatest asset is our people. We build careers by encouraging creativity and providing opportunities for development. Current members of our Granite "Family" must agree… We have been selected as a Fortune 100 "Best Company to Work For" five years in a row!

Objective: Lead / sponsor the preparation of thorough, accurate and timely estimates for public sector projects (Roads, Highways and bridges [steel and concrete structures]) in the $30MM to $500MM range, including the preparation of bid documents and the development of clear written proposals and correspondence

Essential Functions:

  • Assign and monitor the activities of other estimators when necessary.
  • Review plans and specifications.
  • Ensure thorough and accurate take-off.
  • Contact subcontractors, suppliers, specialty services and truckers for quotes.
  • Develop thorough, timely and accurate estimates, proposals and bid documents.
  • Process contracts, bonds and insurance certificates.
  • Perform additional assignments as needed.
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering.

Required Experience:
Minimum 10 years’ heavy civil construction experience.

Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of heavy civil construction in New York City/New England area including concrete, excavation, paving, foundations and structural steel.
  • Knowledge and understanding of union agreements and prevailing wage issues.
  • Demonstrated decision making skills.
  • Ability to work in high production environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Accuracy at all times.
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines.

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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