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MDU Resources Group Position Opening at MDU Resources Group in United States

Job Summary:

The Project Manager Lead prepares cost estimates for bidding and manages designated projects throughout Minnesota & North Dakota.

Estimating: Prepare detailed costs estimates for designated projects utilizing HCSS Heavy Bid software. Must be extremely detail oriented and understand how to prioritize work load. Review and understand project plans and specifications. Solicit and analyze subcontractor & supplier quotes. Perform quantity takeoffs for preparing estimates. Determine production rates, haul routes, phasing, etc. for estimating purposes. Consistently deliver accurate & timely estimates. Must be able to effectively communicate information used during the bidding process to the field. Perform other duties as assigned.

Project Management: Manage various projects throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. Understand plans and specifications for multiple projects and agencies. Develop and maintain project schedules for multiple projects to ensure timely completion. Attend preconstruction meetings and weekly progress meetings. Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel and subcontractors. Ensure timely delivery of materials. Supervise and direct reporting project managers. Monitor safety and ensure a safe work environment. Daily communications with engineers, inspectors, superintendents, subcontractors, suppliers, etc. Schedule utility locates/meets as required to ensure project schedules are maintained. Monitor progress of crews and subcontractors on assigned projects Must be able to communicate and resolve project issues timely and efficiently. Implement project SWPPP and monitor erosion control on projects and complete all reports. Monitor traffic control on projects and meet all reporting requirements. Maintain a project diary and provide project updates to management. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors. Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

2-4 Year degree preferred in construction management or engineering from an accredited college or equivalent experience. Minimum 2 years project management or estimating experience. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.

Position will remain open until filled.

How To Apply

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to: Box 40, Bemidji, MN 56619.

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

Company: Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division

Department: Construction

Location: Bemidji, MN

Hiring Manager: Trisha A Dally

Closing Date: 07/01/2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

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