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Company: Knife River - Casper Division Department: CONSTRUCTION
Location: CASPER, WY Hiring Manager: Jennifer L Turnbull
Closing Date: 02/23/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
To prepare cost estimates for bidding and to manage designated projects throughout Wyoming.
Full-time, year-round position which may require some traveling in Wyoming.

• Prepare detailed costs estimates for designated projects utilizing HCSS Heavy Bid software.
• Must be extremely detail oriented and understand how to prioritize work load.
• Review and understand project plans and specifications.
• Solicit and analyze subcontractor & supplier quotes.
• Perform quantity takeoffs for preparing estimates.
• Determine production rates, haul routes, phasing, etc. for estimating purposes.
• Consistently deliver accurate & timely estimates.
• Must be able to effectively communicate information used during the bidding process to the field.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Project Management
• Manage various projects throughout Wyoming.
• Understand plans and specifications for multiple projects and agencies.
• Develop and maintain project schedules for multiple projects to ensure timely completion.
• Attend preconstruction meetings and weekly progress meetings.
• Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel and subcontractors.
• Ensure timely delivery of materials.
• Supervise and direct reporting project managers.
• Monitor safety and ensure a safe work environment.
• Daily communications with engineers, inspectors, superintendents, subcontractors, suppliers, etc.
• Schedule utility locates/meets as required to ensure project schedules are maintained.
• Monitor progress of crews and subcontractors on assigned projects
• Must be able to communicate and resolve project issues timely and efficiently.
• Implement project SWPPP and monitor erosion control on projects and complete all reports.
• Monitor traffic control on projects and meet all reporting requirements.
• Maintain a project diary and provide project updates to management.
• Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.
• Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.
• Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Experience: 5+ years minimum working as a Project Manager/Estimator and a minimum of 10 years in the construction industry.
How To Apply
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

We offer a full benefit package which includes 401k, Medical, Dental and Vision. We are a drug free work environment requiring pre-employment and random drug testing. Subject to background check.

You may apply online at

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 730
Casper, WY 82602-0730
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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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