Estimator - Traffic Control Job at RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Albuquerque, NM

  • RoadSafe Traffic Systems
  • Albuquerque, NM

Job Description

At RoadSafe Traffic Systems , safety is our foundation, integrity is the compass that guides our actions, and customer satisfaction is our top priority. We take pride in our highly skilled and dependable workforce, value our employees and reward their dedication. With over 40 locations nationwide, our mission is to protect the motoring public, pedestrians, and workers, with top-notch products and services. Together, we can build a better future for the communities we serve and cultivate long-lasting relationships. Join us today and let's create a brighter, safer 'Life on the Road' together!

We are seeking an  Estimator with experience working in the Road or Highway construction industry   in Albuquerque, NM, to develop quotes for projects put out to bid by state and local agencies and submit them to contractors for consideration. Develop strong customer relations. Negotiate post-bid awards. Build and maintain positive customer relationships with contractors, agencies, and clients. 

The starting salary is $60,000-$70,000 per year depending on experience. You will also receive yearly bonuses. 

Why Youll Love Working for Us:
  • On-the-job training with full pay
  • Competitive salary
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage
  • 401k matching
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid time off
  • Career growth opportunities
What You'll Do:
  • Work with BM/DM/COO on changing focus from price proposals to value proposals when and where appropriate
  • Build customer relationships by getting out to see customers, not just sending them price quotes
  • Review letting schedules and provide feedback to BM, DM & COO regarding unique or large potential opportunities months in advance when possible
  • Develop bidding strategy through discussions with BM/DM to determine what type of work we should be bidding, where we should bid and with what resources. Involve Ops in bid.
  • Schedule and participate in bid review calls, including cash flows on larger projects
  • Work with finance to ensure compliance with state and local tax laws, pre quals, etc
  • Work with COO to improve standard costs and our approach to estimate cost. We are not trying to necessarily change your pricing, just to get a more realistic estimated margin.
  • Complete the monthly Bid Pipeline report and submit timely to Financial Analyst to the COO
  • When project size or complexity out match your skill or scope, involve other estimators, other BMs/DMs and other Districts
  • Participate in industry events, organizations, etc. to build our business and networking opportunities
What We Need from You:
  • Must have a minimum of 1+ years of Road/Highway construction Estimating experience, preferably in Traffic Safety or Pavement Marking. Sales training is a plus.
  • Degree in Construction Management, Financial Management or related field preferred.
  • Computer training will be required for ERP, skills also required in Excel and Word.
  • Understanding of the financial aspects of job costing and bid to actual results including variance analysis.
  • Ability to build the project to determine the best approach to building the estimate.
  • Knowledgeable in branch specific Lines of Business as well as knowledge of customers work types. Thorough understanding of state specifications for Traffic Control & Protection, devices, materials, and methods.
  • Must be familiar with the various equipment used within the scope of the operation and the standard costs associated with each piece
  • Ability to effectively communicate the scope of work, cost basis and margin in the bid review process, including detailed cost components
  • Ability to analyze historical results for market trends, labor, and material trends etc and integrate into the final bid .
  • Industry involvement through trade associations, coalitions with state DOT, or similar.
  • Understanding of financial documents including balance sheet and profit & loss statement.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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