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Estimator I - Asphalt & Paving

Estimator I - Asphalt & Paving

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US-CO-Fort Collins
Rocky Mountain Division

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Recently debuting at #57 on Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 26 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.


At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.


This position is responsible for accurately pricing and estimating work in various market segments including residential, large commercial, small commercial and municipal DOT jobs.  This role is also responsible for supporting successful project management as measured by: 1) zero safety incidents, 2) profitability, 3) contractual commitments, 4) project documentation, 5) project conformance, and 6) project communication.


As an Asphalt and Paving Estimator, a typical day might include:

  1. Researching, identifying and executing on new jobs to bid, determining bonding licensing and permitting requirements and identifying risks and opportunities specific to each potential new job.
  2. Soliciting proposals from various subcontractors and assisting in managing them through all phases of the project.
  3. Creating and delivering project estimates that include labor, equipment, materials and subcontractor pricing. Estimates should asses risk considering competitors and market conditions and assigning margin and contract inclusions and exclusions. Estimates should also reflect a clear understanding of specifications and any special plans or considerations.
  4. Reviewing contract documents to ensure all inclusions, exclusions, pricing, and any special requirements are being met prior to execution.
  5. Producing and submitting preconstruction materials ensuring accuracy and completion of all necessary items to start work on a project once the contract has been executed.
  6. Procuring and managing subcontractors and materials, completing quality take offs, and verifying supply quantities.
  7. Completing ERQ’s for materials, subcontractors and DBEs.
  8. Communicating effectively with all internal and external stakeholders; including, but not limited to fellow employees, operations, subcontractors, customers, and onsite personnel.
  9. Overseeing accuracy of all daily tracking requirements, which include complete and accurate reporting using Build2Win, E-Rocks, JD Edwards and excel spreadsheets as well as cost accounting, review, and forecasting including billing, A/R and A/P functions.
  10. Invoicing customers for work completed in a pay period, managing margins on projects, approving subcontractor pay applications, submitting cost to complete on projects each month, and managing all change order work.
  11. Following project start-up and close-out procedures ensuring all regulatory requirements are met, documents are submitted and the project meets all applicable standards.


A successful candidate will have:

  1. A High School Diploma;
  2. 3 years of relevant field experience;
  3. Knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations or ability to pass required test to acquire
  4. Knowledge of (or ability to learn) CDOT regulations for Highway Paving and Traffic Safety
  5. Knowledge of asphalt, industry related products, and support functions;
  6. Very strong verbal and written communication skills and comfort interacting with a variety of internal and external customers;
  7. Strong computer skills including standard Microsoft Office applications, budgeting software and scheduling software;
  8. The skills and ability to motivate and foster relationships to enhance a cooperative team environment;
  9. The ability to resolve conflicts and job related disputes in a diplomatic and tactful manner;
  10. The ability to managing time, tasks and resources on multiple operations effectively and efficiently;
  11. The ability to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekend hours.


  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • 401(k) with Company matching
  • Pension
  • Salary Continuation – Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability Options
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
  • College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
  • Matching Gift Program
  • New Auto Purchase Discount Plans

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.