Estimator/Project Manager

Mueller Construction Services Inc   New Castle, CO   Full-time     Trades/Construction
Posted on February 7, 2024

Estimator/ Project Manager Position

Mueller Construction Services, Inc. is a Heavy Civil contractor with emphasis on structures, but also occasionally acts as a GC building vertical construction. The position is in New Castle Colorado. The position is open to the right candidate who will work directly with the President to develop a backlog of work and assist with execution of work in progress. We offer an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing dynamic organization allowing opportunity for personal and professional growth. At Mueller Construction Services we have core values that drive our decision making.

The Core Values consist of the following: • We do what we say • We do the right thing, every time • We plan, We schedule, We stick with the plan, and meet the schedule • We expect excellence in performance at all levels

Who and what we are looking for: A person who thinks positively, and looks for possibilities and opportunities. A person who has enthusiasm and is determined to succeed. A person who is motivated, confident, truthful, and honest – someone with great personal integrity. A person who is willing to do what it takes to meet deadlines and succeed.

Estimator Responsibilities: Bid a sufficient amount of work to maintain a sustainable backlog to carry the company throughout the year.

Duties consist of: Research various web sites to look for projects to bid. Attend pre-bid meetings. Maintain a list of current and anticipated projects to bid Notify bonding company of projects the firm intends to bid. Perform quantity takeoff from plans Develop estimates from start to finish Assist in establishment of database of historical costs Solicitation of subcontractors and suppliers Work with project managers to price labor, material, equipment, and subcontractors for change orders Assist with project managers when need arises

Skills and Requirements: 5 to 7 years with estimating and project management experience in the Heavy/Civil environment. Undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or related. Broad understanding of construction practices and procedures for various divisions with emphasis on site work consisting of excavation, backfill, general earthwork and utility productivity, structures, and process pipe. Experience with conceptual estimates to detail estimates. Clear understanding of project contract documents. Strong organizational and time management skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail and strong follow through; able to establish priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with innovative problem solving and decision making abilities. Ability to learn various types of computer software. Some travel is required.

Computer skills:

Required: Computer literate with HCSS Heavy Bid estimating software

Required: Computer literate with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook). Ability to manipulate files in AutoCad helpful but not necessary. Experience with earthwork volume calculation software is helpful. Familiarity with Microsoft Project Scheduling is helpful.

Experience Level: Management experience required