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Company name
Granite Construction Incorporated

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Employment Type

Civil Engineering, Engineering

Posted on
Feb 25,2019

Valid Through
Jun 10,2019

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TAKE-OFF TECH I','1900013G','!*!Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America’s largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you’ll see that we are building more than infrastructure—together, we are building your future. General SummaryThis position is responsible for providing efficient and accurate earthwork quantity take-offs and ongoing technical support to the estimating department to ensure accurate and timely estimates. A secondary role is to support our survey department and GPS machine control modeling efforts when projects transition from estimating to operations.Essential Job Accountabilities1. Review plans and specifications with the estimating team to determine specific take-off needs to ensure requirements are met.2. Develop job essential data including quantity take-offs, material price lists, labor costs per man hour, and equipment to ensure accurate estimates and bids.3. Research historical data and productivity analysis reports in order to compile summary reports to develop guidelines and precedence for future estimates.4. Phase take-offs as per construction phasing in order to develop a mass haul diagram that identifies balance intervals and optimizes locations for borrow and spoil.5. Model site boundaries, existing ground, proposed design and all intermediate surfaces.6. Account for retaining walls, laybacks, overbuilds, structural sections, stripping, subsidence, removals water table, and rock strata.7. Validate quantity reports with graphical sections and profiles, cut-fill plan views, geo-referenced Google Earth reports, and use of the drive-thru tool.8. Review take-off data/summaries, mass haul diagrams and other data with estimating team and assist in Bid Closing to ensure quantities accurately reflect project requirements. 9. Maintain files of working documents for back-up to estimating figures to support accuracy of bid submission.','!*!Education • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or related field preferred, or equivalent combinations of technical training and related experience. Work Experience• 0 - 2 years construction estimating support or similar experience.• Construction experience preferredKnowledge, skills, and abilities• Proficient in all MS Office products (Excel, Access, etc)• Previous experience with or ability to learn CAD and Modeling Software such as Microstation, Trimble Business Center, Bluebeam, Sketchup, Civil 3D and Agtek.• Ability to calculate quantities accurately and in a timely manner• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings• Ability to understand, analyze and summarize supplier and subcontract quotations.• Ability to work accurately while under time pressurePhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Subject to outside working conditions. At times will be working around large construction equipment, must be safety conscience.Additional Requirements/Skills• Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment.• Team player• Ability and willingness to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis• Valid driver’s license and ability to driveAbout Granite Construction IncorporatedGranite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.Notice to Staffing AgenciesGranite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries (Granite) will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.','Construction','US-UT-Salt Lake City','','Full-time','TAKE-OFF TECH I

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Project diversity is a fundamental element of our business model. From transportation, airports and rapid transit systems to industrial, oil & gas, and mining infrastructure - we’ve been in the business of building since 1922. Our experience, capabilities, and resources enable us to build projects of all sizes and scope.

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