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Estimator / Project Manager at CRH-Oldcastle in Hornell, NY

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Job ID:  128247


Come join Dolomite Products Co., Inc. and begin the rest of your future with us.  Dolomite’s recruiting Vision Statement is to provide a World Class development program that attracts, retains, and produces emerging leaders within Dolomite and throughout Oldcastle.  By combining a whole company approach with individual mentorship, formal and hands-on education, we provide an opportunity for our employees to be immersed in our cultural values that have lead us to profitability and success.  Start your career today and apply!!



Position Overview

This position is responsible for providing the professional and technical expertise necessary to prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. Additionally this position will plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, bridges and other construction projects.  Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure a safe work environment by overseeing compliance with all safety policies


Function Responsibility - Estimator

  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other divisions or construction personnel to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates
  • Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors
  • Confer with engineers, architects, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
  • Prepare estimates used by management members for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work
  • Physically measure, asses the condition, and formalize estimates for commercial projects.
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services
  • Tracking actual costs relative to bids via reports and field measurements as the project develops.
  • Manage cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
  • Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost reduction
  • Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components


Function Responsibility - Manager

  • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, customers, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports
  • Plan, organize, or direct activities concerned with the construction or maintenance of project
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site
  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with State/Federal and safety codes, or other regulations.


Additional Responsibilities

  • Abide by Dolomite’s established Guiding Principles:  Integrity, Communication, Recognition, Action and Results Oriented, Positive Attitude, Work Ethic, Growth and Development, and Commitment
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Be able to interact with vendors, construction employees, and different levels of management
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license to drive a company vehicle.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Environmental, Health & Safety Manual.
  • Strict adherence to Dolomite/A.L. Blades policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers with other duties as required.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • College Degree in a complementary program or engineering/construction industry experience in a role similar to this position
  • Previous management experience a plus
  • Leadership training a plus
  • A valid State driver’s license
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • A valid State driver’s license
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills, time management, attention to detail, and documentation skills


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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Dolomite Products Co., Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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