Junior Estimator / Project Manager

Construction/Trades

EMI Guide Rail, LLC. is a Schenectady based highway contractor specializing in the installation of bridge railing, guide railing, highway signs and sign structures. We’re seeking a full-time junior estimator/project manager to join our team! The Candidate will work with the chief estimator and project management team by: 

•Assisting the Chief Estimator in preparation of bids & quotes by downloading project information, printing necessary documents, and entering project data into estimating software. 

•Performing an initial review of project information/specifications, flagging areas of concern, as necessary. 

•Sending out solicitations of D/W/MBE’s and maintaining Good Faith Effort record keeping for prime contracts. 

•Updating EMI’s bid calendar and update calendar with results, postponements, and cancellations, as necessary. 

•Assisting with the keeping of estimating and record keeping software up to date. 

•Comparing Purchase Orders to estimated quantities to ensure accuracy and thoroughness. 

•Assisting in the tracking of Change Orders & quantities. 

•Working with Superintendents, Prime Contractors and Subcontractors in scheduling, onsite coordination, and quality control to ensure a smooth-running project.

•Compiling periodic cost reports for tracking the project budget and to use an aid in future estimates. Ensuring that Superintendents have an adequate supply of project plans and information as well as helping to maintain the plan filing cabinet. 

•Performing any other duties, as required, that fit with this job description. Other Skills and Attributes: 

•Maintain confidentiality of the matters on which you are asked to work, be trustworthy, reliable, and dependable. 

•Take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous demands are involved. •Anticipate, investigate, and analyze problems and address them proactively.

 •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •Strong attention to detail with high degree of accuracy; logical and methodological approach to problem solving. •Adaptable to change; be comfortable in a fast-paced environment. 

•Strong computer skills. •Professional demeanor with the ability to build and maintain work relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. 

•Great work ethic, including timely adherence to work schedule and attendance. Preferred Experience and Education: 

•2-Yr college degree in Construction Management/Civil Engineering required, 4-Yr degree in same or similar fields preferred. 

•Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications, project proposals and/or procedure manuals. 

•Experience with Microsoft Office and estimating software. 

Personal Profile: Self-starting, highly motivated and goal-oriented individual with an excellent attention to detail, with an emphasis on quality work. He/she needs to be professionally and technically competent, organized, and have a systematic approach to ensure accuracy and consistency. He/she should have well-developed interpersonal skills, and be friendly, outgoing, and confident with contractors, suppliers, and peers. Compensation: We offer competitive compensation and benefits package, including Simple IRA. 

How to Apply: If this opportunity sounds right for you, please provide your resume and a cover letter describing you and your relevant experience. Email to HR@emiguiderail.com or mail to: EMI Guide Rail, LLC, 693 River Road, Schenectady, NY 12306. This is a direct-hire opportunity – no phone calls or recruiters, please. EMI Guide Rail is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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