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Lead estimator for underground works

Status: Open
Company: Barnard Construction Company Inc
Location: Bozeman, Montana, USA
Date posted: April 2020

Heavy civil construction company Barnard Construction, with projects underway across North America, is recruiting for a Lead Estimator for underground projects.

Based in Bozeman, Montana, the successful candidate will work with the project and estimating team to develop estimates for large complex underground projects. The post includes developing comprehensive understandings of projects by reviewing the plans and specifications provided by the owners, and by reviewing the accuracy of quantity takeoffs and material pricing and will develop scopes of work and project schedules. Duties will include working with the accounting and equipment departments to determine labor and equipment costs, and with the marketing team to prepare proposals and technical documents.

Candidates will have an undergraduate degree in mining or civil engineering. Equivalent experience in a construction-related position will be considered. At least 10 years of experience in heavy civil underground TBM and drill+blast construction is a requirement, as is experience in estimating and developing bids for underground projects.

The successful candidate will have strong organizational and time management skills, the ability to function as a team builder and team player, and a strong work ethic with a willingness to do what it takes to get the job done. Must be safety oriented, preferably with 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA certificates, and have the ability to access freely all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.

Barnard Construction Company has a reputation for building complex jobs with high risk profiles in dam construction and rehabilitation, power transmission and distribution, tunneling, inland marine, oil, gas, utility, and the sewer and water supply sectors. Barnard is ranked by Engineering News-Record magazine in the top 400 civil contractors in the USA and hires people who thrive on tough work and demanding opportunities. Its reputation attracts the highest quality personnel, people who are committed to producing projects that set a standard for excellence. The company offers competitive salaries, with profit sharing and 401K schemes, a generous health plan, annual bonuses, and challenging career opportunities with a financially solid company. The Barnard teams are the reason for the success of the company.

The position is based in company headquarters in Bozeman, Montana, which is a vibrant college town with access to a variety of outdoor activities including skiing, hiking and world class fly-fishing. Barnard is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and an e-verify employer.

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