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Entry Level Estimator- Dale, IN

CRH Americas Materials Dale Full-Time
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Job ID:  154692

J.H. Rudolph & Co., Inc., a CRH Company, has been a leader in the asphalt paving and production industry in Southern Indiana, Western Kentucky & Southern Illinois since opening its doors in 1940.   Paving everything from recreational trails to scenic highways, using top-quality state-approved construction materials, J.H. Rudolph & Co., Inc. has made a name for itself in the region as a trusted provider of asphalt and paving construction services. In addition, by being a part of the CRH Americas family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH Americas.  CRH Americas is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top 5 ready mixed concrete producers in the United States.  CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

SUMMARY

Solicits, develops and estimates technical specification projects, provides budgets and provides management assistance as time permits for projects to meet customer’s needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned:

Develop project proposals and provide quotations and bids to customers up to the amount   

  established.

Read blueprints/plans and determine material and labor and other requirements for projects.

Compute cost factors and prepare estimates or bids for each project.

Market to potential and current customers that are in specified market areas.

Determine potential and current customer needs and requirements.

Develop projects to meet customer needs as necessary.

Provide the proper response to customers’ request.

Provide accurate bids or quotations to the customer.

Provide accurate estimates engineering, design and planning information to Project Management.

Perform other estimator, customer and costs responsibilities assigned by the Chief Estimator.

Obtain all project bid packets, specifications and blueprints/plans as necessary.

Meet with Customers and recommend ways, methods and specific construction design to the

  customer to formulate estimates to accomplish the work requested.

Perform physical task of layout, measuring, using engineering equipment as needed to

  accomplish estimating projects.

Represent the customer to the company when the need arises.

Drive/travel to customers’ locations.

Follow up with Project Management.

Act as Project Manager on specific projects, as time allows.

Manage the project(s) to accomplish company goals.

Determine extra work needs and processing information for such.

Close out project upon completion with Accounting and Operations.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Problem solving/analysis

Thoroughness

Ethical conduct

Proficient in computer and organization skills 

Must be self-motivated, flexible and eager to learn

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Preferred bachelor degree (B.S.) in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Civil Engineering Technology. 

LANGUAGE  SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle or feel; talk or hear; sit; stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

What CRH Americas Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

J.H. Rudolph & Co., Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this URL blocked - click to apply.

 

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Calculations
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Self Motivation
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