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Estimating Intern

Location:  Pocatello, ID, US, 83202
Company:  Staker Parson Companies


City:  Pocatello
State:  Idaho
Postal/Zip Code: 83202


Jack B. Parson Companies, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   



Estimating Intern




Job Description Summary

This is an entry level intern position involving the preparation of quantity estimates using material, labor and overhead costs. The individual will assist with tracking and adjusting quantities through all phases of the project from pre-construction through completion. Regular visits to the field will be required to verify completed and remaining quantities and to monitor project progress.


• Will assist estimators and project managers with project take offs and project tracking.

• Previous estimating experience and a strong math background is preferred.

• Preferred candidate should have construction related and/or significant field experience.

 • Ability to read and extrapolate information from blueprints.

• Experience using Excel, Word and other estimating programs.

• Hours of operation will vary according current projects.

• Other duties as assigned per supervisor.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.


• Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.

• Detail Oriented.

• Strong typing proficiency.

• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

• Standard Driver’s License is required.



• High school diploma or General Education Degree GED is preferred.

• One to Two years previous related experience/training in the field is a plus.



Physical Demands and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50 lbs. Physical agilities test may be required. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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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Jack B. Parson Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Pocatello
Nearest Secondary Market: Idaho