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Estimator/Project Manager


Company: Knife River Materials - Southern Oregon Division Department: Contracting
Location: Medford, OR Hiring Manager: Mary Beth E Riley
Closing Date: 12/12/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
The Medford operation seeks an experienced Estimator/Project Manager to join an existing team emphasizing safety, quality, production and growth. The successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions in estimating and administrative support services related to bidding, negotiating, and managing contracts for public and private heavy/civil construction and asphalt paving projects.

Approximately 60% of the focus will be on the managing, scheduling, and coordination of projects under construction and providing support and guidance to field supervisors. The rest of the time will be preparing estimates and proposals.

Project management responsibilities will include but are not limited to preparing CPM schedules, preparing monthly pay estimates, tracking quantities, reporting progress, monitoring daily costs, pricing extra work, preparing erosion control & traffic control plans, writing letters, and resolving problems.

Estimating responsibilities will include but are not limited to reviewing plans & specifications, performing quantity takeoffs, preparing detailed cost estimates, reviewing subquotes & material prices, closing out bids, and preparing written proposals.
Minimum Qualifications:
College degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field of study and 2 years of experience in estimating and management of heavy/civil construction projects. We will consider applicable experience in lieu of a degree. This position requires strong organizational skills, knowledge of cost control systems and prior experience in the use of computerized estimating, quantity takeoff, and scheduling programs. You will work closely with sr. management, accounting, payroll, field supervisors and should be customer focused with the ability to to work nights and weekends and be committed to supporting the company’s safety program.
How To Apply
Apply at jobs.mdu.com. If unable to apply online, please mail completed application to HR Manager at Knife River Materials, PO Box 1145, Medford, OR 97501 or apply in person.

Knife River Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Position will require a background check and drug test.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River Materials, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Estimator/Project Manager position:

Air Force:
Cost Analysis

Army:
Engineer Officer
Acquisition, Logistics & Technology (AL&T)

Marines:
Combat Engineer

Navy:
Facilities Engineer Officer
Construction Planner & Estimator Specialist
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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