Job Summary: To bid and manage projects in the company's work area in order to achieve lowest bid and highest price that the market will bear Minimum Qualifications: 1. 2-4 year degree preferred in construction or project management or engineering from an accredited college or equivalent 2. Minimum 2 years estimating and project management experience 3. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record. 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. If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check. Duties and Responsibilities 1. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated project to ensure goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame 2. Reviews project proposals to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project. 3. Establishes work plan and staffing and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel. 4. Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. 5. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel. 6. Reviews status report and prepares project reports. 7. Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems. 8. Coordinates and/or solicits DBE contractors 9. Coordinate and follow through on process from bid through award of project. Including timely bid document preparation, timely DBE and subcontractor quotes and bid submittals, continual contact with DBE, subcontractors, etc. to assure participation, submission of information and that contract goals will be met. 10. Meet with customers and satisfy their needs 11. Research jobs to be bid including reviewing Construction Bulletin 12. Meet with subcontractors 13. Prepare bid documents 14. Monitor subcontractors work 15. Monitor upcoming work 16. Create project schedule & monitor projects from bid to completion 17. Reconcile vendor statements monthly to assure all invoices are paid 18. Attend bid lettings 19. Prepare billings & collections 20. Manage projects (responsible for all projects bid unless reassigned) 21. 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. 22. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors. 23. Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance. 24. Performs other duties as assigned.
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