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Project Manager/Estimator- Acushnet, MA

Location:  Acushnet, MA, US, 02743
Company:  PJ Keating Co

 

Job ID:  124177

 

P.J. Keating Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, is a leading manufacturer of aggregate and HMA products and Paving and Construction in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We operate aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production facilities in Acushnet, Dracut, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.  Our modern facilities, veteran paving crews, experienced construction management team and large investment in plants and equipment make us one of the largest and most efficient producers in the state of Massachusetts as well as one of only two RIDOT approved stone suppliers in the state of Rhode Island. 


Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then P.J. Keating Company and Oldcastle Materials is the company for you! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!

 

This position will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of a project or projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 The duties and responsibilities of a Project Manager include, but are not limited to the following:

               

  • Maintain daily control of project(s): management and coordination of onsite personnel, equipment operations and subcontractor activities.
  • Ensure all operations are in full compliance with Federal/State/Local Regulations including Environmental, OSHA, MUTCD and DOT Regulations.
  • Perform take-offs from plans.
  • Read and comprehend project specifications
  • Accurate pricing of products based on given cost factors.
  • Knowledgeable with DOT specifications as well as ASTM, ASHTO, and MUTCD specifications.
  • Prepare accurate cost estimates using historical data and productivity modules.
  • Assist VP of Construction with tracking project costs and revenues.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with vendors, subcontractors, general contractors, as well as, customers/owners representatives.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and operating guidelines.
  • Oversee and direct all project personnel.
  • Accurate and timely preparation of project schedules, timecards, equipment hours, production reports and purchase orders.
  • Must have a good understanding of construction methods, materials and blue print reading.
  • Must be knowledgeable with survey and project layout
  • Daily communications with the internal/external stakeholders regarding project status.
  • Monitor project costs and revenues by reviewing internal project reports and meeting frequently with the customer/owner representatives on pay quantities prior to each estimate.
  • Optimize project efficiencies in transportation, materials and productivity rates.
  • Assist in dealing with employee issues and subcontractor/vendor performance issues.
  • Ability to resolve problems and make project decisions that maximize project opportunities.
  • Display strong leadership & teamwork skills.
  • Other projects as directed by VP of Construction

 

Other Requirements

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, customers and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the assigned job site in uniform and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Environmental, Health & Safety Manual.
  • Ensure the project meets or exceeds the QC/QA goals.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s policies, procedures, and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Assist with Interviewing and hiring process as necessary.
  • Planning, assigning, and directing work.
  • Willingness to develop subordinates’ technical and leadership skills and make recommendations for new job opportunities when appropriate.
  • Effective management of employee performance through coaching, feedback (written and verbal), rewards, and discipline when necessary.
  • Appraising performance.
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems in a timely manner.
  • Lead by example.
  • Ability to get work done through others using effective delegation, scheduling, and time management practices. 

Qualification Requirements

Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.

 

Education And/Or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Individuals must have a strong background in project management, estimating, and construction. 

 

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents, reports and company manuals.  Ability to write detailed correspondence, effectively present information and be able to respond to questions from management, staff, customers and the general public.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute, rate, ratio, and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs and knowledge of trigonometry.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to recognize problems and put forth reasonable solutions by establishing the facts.  Ability to interpret data from reports, project specification or project plans.

 

Computer Ability

Must demonstrate the ability to use a computer to communicate and analyze data. This includes the use of Outlook, Excel, Word and scheduling software (Microsoft project/Primavera, etc.).

 

Personal Protective Equipment

Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas.  Protective equipment required for this position: Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hat, Eye protection, High Visibility Clothing, Respiratory Protection, Safety (hard toe) Shoes.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Physical requirements include:

  • Safely operator a motor vehicle frequently, such as a pick-up truck, often in rough, uneven conditions.  Including mounting and dismounting equipment.
  • Inspect construction progress by walking throughout the worksite, which often involves walking on slopes and very uneven terrain or rocks.
  • Climbing steps to office trailers or box trailers.
  • Utilizing office equipment while sitting.
  • Alternating frequently between sitting, standing, walking and climbing
  • Occasional lifting.
  • Maintaining mental alertness at all times to ensure safety of all employees for whom the individual is responsible.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is frequently required to stand or walk and talk and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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P.J. Keating Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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