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Sr Aggregate/Paving Estimator (Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering)

Location: 

Englewood, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 101521 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering has an immediate opening for a dynamic Senior Aggregate/Paving Estimator in our growing Estimating Group based in Englewood, CO. The Senior Aggregate/Paving Estimator will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis, design, and estimates in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.

You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail/transit and systems, and materials disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering Group’s Design Build Management team are driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects to manage their multi-disciplined design teams to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-driven engineers analyze root causes and resolve design issues before they impact schedule and budget. Particularly on large design-build projects, clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and design best practices for all projects that we support.

 

Our participation leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

 

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Location

This position will be based out of Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers Englewood, CO (South Denver) office. 

Responsibilities
  • Serve as organizational expert regarding asphalt and concrete pavement operations and materials
  • Consider, evaluate and recommend cost alternatives regarding various pavement structures
  • Understanding of market conditions of pavement related materials.
  • Understanding of emerging pavement related technologies.
  • Review, analyze, and interpret Contract Documents (RFP, specifications, etc.).
  • Perform all tasks related to quantity takeoffs and pricing of design-build projects in the infrastructure market.
  • Manage one or more teams of estimators to complete multiple, simultaneous estimates.
  • Coordinate with engineers/designers to provide constructability input and value engineering for preliminary project plans.
  • Participate in and/or lead Task Force Meetings, brainstorms, and working sessions with engineers/designers.
  • Identify, quantify, and communicate Risk throughout the estimating process.
  • Perform site visits and investigations as needed.
Qualifications
  • Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related degree preferred.
  • Experience with estimating and delivery of design build projects
  • Experience with estimating all aspects of asphalt and concrete paving projects including materials, plant operations and laydown operations
  • Understanding of pavement specifications and quality parameters
  • Understanding of aggregate specifications and quality parameters
  • Experience with preparing life cycle cost analysis of various pavement types.
  • Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling, cost control, specifications, and engineering drawings.
  • 15-20+ years of construction experience with 5+ years of experience in estimating on infrastructure projects.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Experience with InEight Estimate (HardDollar) preferred.
  • Experience with CADD and 3D Modeling software preferred.
  • Possess strong mathematical and computer skills.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic. 
  • Work independently as well as part of a team. 
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
  • Knowledge of construction methods, costs and techniques.
  • Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA Requirements.
  • Must be willing to travel as the job requires.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.


Nearest Major Market: Denver

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