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ABOUT OUR CAREERS.

ProDims is an employer that seeks individuals capable of developing long term relationships with clients and co-workers. We offer unparalleled opportunities to grow and drive your career with us. Our clients expect you to manage their projects that support their goals and we are committed to providing you the resources to carry out that mission. 

-Our Amazing Benefits-
  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/ADD

  • Holidays

  • Personal Day

  • Bereavement

 
Current Openings

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Kirkland
Office
Job Openings
  • Cost Estimator

  • Senior Scheduler

Phoenix 
Office
Job Openings
  • Cost Estimator

  • Transportation Construction Technician  ll

  • Transportation Construction Technician  lll

 
Cost Estimator

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-Overview-

ProDims is accepting resumes from qualified degreed Senior Cost Estimators for projects performed out of the Kirkland, Washington or Phoenix, Arizona offices based on a combination of experience estimating federal, military, transportation, transit, airport, tunnel, municipal, and educational projects. Senior Cost Estimator will be working under limited direction, using professional level technical expertise in preparing total construction cost estimates at different stages of project design, from preliminary through final design document development.

Qualified candidate will be responsible for the development of construction cost estimates through all design phases and all CSI divisions for A/E clients and meeting design fee budgets and client schedules without exception.  Estimate formats typically are in uniformat II and are developed in MS Excel, Success by US Cost or MCACES M2 (MII).   Experienced user of on-screen take off software.  Editing estimates based on design team and owner review comments, attending and representing the cost estimate portions of the scope of work for the design team to the owner are essential as well. 

The Senior Cost Estimator is also responsible for the scope of work of estimating services review and modifications, fee quotation/proposal development, fee negotiations, managing contracted budgets (overages are not allowed), developing marketing and proposal information by working with our marketing coordinator, attending and performing well in interviews with owners and A/E teams for potential work.  Additional duties are time sheet development, reviewing contracts for conformity to fees before signature, scheduling work to meet client demands.

-Qualifications & Requirements-
  • BS in engineering, construction management, architecture, business, earth/physical sciences, mathematics.

  • 5-20 years’ experience primarily developing A/E design side construction cost estimates at all design and budget setting phases across all CSI divisions using Uniformat II WBS for state, county, school districts, agencies, cities/municipalities, Department of Defense, Department of Home Land Security, USACE, Other Federal Departments.  Please note construction site project managers or single trade estimators (i.e. only experienced in the HVAC industry) are not the focus of this position.

  • Certifications:  CCP, CEP, ASPE, Nationally Accredited certification is a requirement or to obtain within 24 months.

  • Experience estimating for the USACE, NAVFAC, US Coast Guard division of Homeland Security, GSA, for all project types from in-water, heavy/civil to buildings.  Including New construction and modernization of facilities at all design phases.  Familiarity with Development of Block 9 and Block 12 (BESS) of the DD1391 funding document is a plus.

  •  Must be able to estimate all CSI Divisions at all design phases from parametric unit costs at predesign and early design (schematics) to full detailed design estimates at design development through contract documents.

  • Proven profit/loss responsibility, Manage Line of Business, quote work, manage scope of work, and scope of services.  Please note there is no over budget on professional services fees in this position at ProDims.

  • Writing skills are a must to write technical documents (basis of cost estimate narratives), short and to the point emails and marketing proposals.

  • Proficient with estimating software including MCACES II, SUCCESS and Excel.

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret drawings, photos, sketches, narratives, contract specifications, and other technical documents used in design phases from conceptual through bid documents and change order documents to describe the scope of work of the construction to achieve the project function.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with diverse personalities including project managers, customers, clients, subcontractors and staff.

  • Displays strong written and oral communications skills and employs effective listening skills.

  • Self-starters, highly motivated and goal orientated as achieved by implementation systems, quick, sharp, confident, assertive and ethical.

  • Excellent attention to detail with emphasis placed on quality. Very organized with a systematic approach to tasks to achieve accuracy and efficiency.

  • A Full understanding of the responsibilities of the position include a solid technical performance of cost estimates.

  • Writing skills for writing Basis of Cost estimates and emails.

  • Approval of Invoices working with accounting team in a timely manner.

  • Ability to pass background check(s) to obtain “Base Access” identification credentials per on-going requirements as determined by DoD officials at each military installation ProDims is required to access as part of our contractual agreements.  No exceptions.

  • Proof of US Citizenship must be provided before any offer is confirmed.

  • State of Washington or State of Arizona motor vehicle driver license is required as well as access to own vehicle to attend meetings.

 
Senior Scheduler

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-Overview-

ProDims is accepting resumes for a qualified degreed Scheduler in Kirkland, Washington and Phoenix, Arizona with experience estimating developing, creating, managing, and reporting on schedules for our Kirkland, Washington and Phoenix, Arizona offices.  Candidate will be responsible for creating and maintaining detailed CPM project schedules for infrastructure/transportation (utilities, roads, highways, and bridge) and public works projects.

 Additional duties will include developing performance standards and trends to support master project schedule and provide cost and time impact analysis as well as develop mitigation strategies.  The candidate will also work closely with project/construction managers and other staff in stand-alone or integrated team environments.  Candidate must have a minimum of 8-years of CPM Scheduling experience using P6 or a higher version software

Candidate must have proven ability to analyze, report, monitor, and track complex schedules and delay claims.  Demonstrated experience in cost loading, time impact, critical path, trending and earned value a must and working on transportation projects. Candidate will be responsible for developing and accurately maintaining integrated master/sub-project schedules, ensuring schedule logic is maintained, coordinating work activities with project team members, progressing schedules and assisting in identifying and resolving schedule conflicts.

-Qualifications & Requirements-
  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, business administration, or closely related field.

  • Eight years of construction schedule management experience that includes project lead responsibilities, cost and schedule tracking and analysis; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) certification preferred.
     

-Required Knowledge of-
  • Operations, services, and activities of an engineering principles and practices of civil engineering.

  • Basic engineering principles.

  • Understanding of construction methods, scheduling theory, basic engineering principles, primavera scheduling software experience, organizational skills.

  • Design documents, Internet, software manuals, Primavera P6 or higher scheduling software, and proven practical experience.

  • Principles and practices of program development and administration Critical Path Scheduling.

  • Critical Path Scheduling.

  • Engineering consulting services and methods.

  • Contract and procurement strategies and management principles.

  • Policy and procedure development and administration.

  • Risk assessment and strategic planning.

  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

  • Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.

  • Principles and practices of governmental budget preparation and administration.

  • Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.

  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

  • Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.

 
Electrical Inspector

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-Overview-

ProDims is accepting resumes for a qualified Electrical Inspector Conduct with a degree. Duties for the job include document observations of construction as it progresses for civil projects related to civil infrastructure, such as transit, roads, bridges, water/wastewater facilities, pump stations and pipelines.  Monitor, record, and inspect progress on construction projects. Work collaboratively with the contractor and Engineers to assist with issue resolution. Receive general supervision from the Senior Inspector who reviews work while in progress, plus perform other duties as needed. (We are not currently looking to hire this position)

-Qualifications & Requirements-
  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Strong written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • An attitude and commitment to be an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

  • This position typically requires successfully passing drug-screening procedures before hire and thereafter subject to random and cause drug and alcohol testing

 
Transportation Project Tech

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-Overview Tech ll-

ProDims is currently accepting resumes for the Transportation Construction Technician II opening.  The work consists of serving as an extension of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) staff, to aid in the administration of highway construction projects throughout the State of Arizona in the support of the construction program. Depending on area of assignment, you may be exposed to extreme weather conditions, required to travel often and/or required to lift heavy materials. Subject to hazards of moving traffic when working in construction areas.

-ADOT Requirements-
  • Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction

  • Construction Manual and Bulletins

  • Materials Testing Manual

  • Materials Practices and Procedure Directives Manual

  • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD}

  • Arizona Supplement to the MUTCD

  • Partnering Evaluation Program (PEP)

-Qualifications & Requirements-

  • Weighing, measuring, and performing performs elementary tests on drill core materials and recording results

  • Inspect highway construction on an ongoing basis to assure compliance with contract and state and federal standards

  • Inspections and examinations are made of materials, surface condition, proper tracking, structural features, and other relevant factors. Performs test in laboratory on soils composition, surfacing material aggregates, oil and water content, embankment compaction, plant mix density, and other factors as required

  • Use survey instruments and equipment, perform location, strata, topographic, boundary, drainage, and other measurements as required in the construction of highway or other construction projects

  • Consult manual, rulebook, codes or regulations in order to find exact required course of action, determination, or authorization

  • Maintain highway construction contract diaries, progress reports, royalty records, documentation of pay quantities, and final summaries of all relevant data pertaining to highway construction projects

  • Check or verifies calculations on quantity summaries for highway construction bid items

  • Examine and verify numeric data and specifications on source documents by recalculating computations, using geometry or trigonometry

  • Compare two or more forms, lists, columns, or aggregation of figures, using visual observation and adding machine and totals both sets of figures, noting discrepancies and rechecking own work for errors

  • Calculate expenses, cumulative charges, receipts, or other fiscal data for daily ad other periodic records; changes computations if necessary

  • Examine payroll documents from public contractors to assure completeness, accuracy and compliance with contract

  • Perform other related work as required

  • Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction

  • Construction Manual and Bulletins

  • Materials Testing Manual

  • Materials Practices and Procedure Directives Manual

  • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD}

  • Arizona Supplement to the MUTCD

  • Partnering Evaluation Program (PEP)

-Overview Tech lll-

ProDims is currently accepting resumes for the Transportation Construction Technician III opening.  Candidate works under general supervision of a project engineer or first-line supervisor and must exercises some independent judgment within well-established program parameters. Has authority to determine when project materials and procedures are not in compliance with agency specifications; determine appropriate surveying or material testing techniques to be used. Serve as a senior level technician performing a variety of journey level work related to highway construction activities. 

These activities include the inspection of minor construction items such as fence, grade, as sub grade materials; acting as survey party chief; performing a full range of laboratory tests on soils, aggregate, asphalt products, and other highway construction materials; or performing the most complex engineering office work; documents types and amount of materials used for each phase of construction. Responsible for work product consisting of completed work assignments within assigned area(s) of construction; and completed documentation of all phases of assignments.

-Qualifications & Requirements-
  • Inspects highway construction on an ongoing basis to assure compliance with contract and with state and federal standards

  • Inspections and examinations are made of materials, surface conditions, proper tracking, structural features, and other relevant factors. 

  • Inspect and examine engineering project records, field notes, computations, and other documentation to assure that methods of measurement and bases for payment are following projected trends, specifications, special projects, and other extra work orders

  • Confer with construction engineers and contractors regarding construction in progress and its conformance to specifications and construction plans, answers questions, and resolves problems

  • Perform tests in laboratory on soil composition, surfacing material aggregates, oil and water content, embankment compaction, plant mix density, and other factors as required

  • Consult manual, rulebook codes, or regulations in order to find exact required course of action, determination or authorization

  • Using survey instruments and equipment, performs location, strata, topographic, boundary, drainage, and other measurements as required in the construction of highways

  • Log or record all work flowing into the work unit, processed, or flowing out, in order to have accurate history of work or work performed

  • Inspect sites on proposed highway facilities in order to review all factors relating to proposals and to confirm or verify data as presented

  • Draws maps showing vegetation patterns, from notes based on visual observation. Performs related work as required

-Required Knowledge of-
  • Methods, procedures, and techniques used in highway construction project inspection, survey, materials testing, documentation, and contract compliance; federal and state statutes and agency standards, policies, and procedures applicable to the area(s) of assignment; approved record keeping and documentation methods, procedures, and techniques; materials and equipment used for highway construction purposes; principles and practices of office engineering, drafting, inspection and mathematical calculations used in construction and land surveying. 

  • Operate and maintain a variety of construction survey, materials testing, and quality control equipment

  • Read and interpret a variety of construction documents, including highway maps and plans, and materials test results; interpersonal relations, as applied to contacts with contractors and other agency staff;

  • Safe operation of automotive equipment

  • Operation of a variety of office equipment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Construction Administrator

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-Overview-

ProDims is accepting resumes for a Construction Administrator/Office Engineer. The candidate will work in a project team office and must have WSDOT experience. There are a broad range of responsibilities including the following:

• Maintaining both electronic and paper project files according to WSDOT Local Agency Guidelines (LAG) Manual and City Construction Manual.

• Tracking and assisting in the approval of labor compliance requirements, including sublet requests, wage rate interviews and checking certified payrolls in accordance with State law and the WSDOT Construction Manual.

• Organizing and preparing all meeting minutes and distributing the minutes to attendees.

• Receiving, distributing, and logging all Contractor submittals and correspondence.

• Verifying inspector daily reports and field note records and developing monthly pay requests.

• Checking and finalizing force account sheets, including the determination of force account rates.

• Tracking materials submittals and approvals on Record of Materials.

• Tracking material quantities for quality assurance testing.

• Facilitating and ensuring the successful outcome of project audits performed State Auditor’s Office.

• Assisting with document management using SharePoint.

• Providing assistance to team members as needed on a variety of tasks.

-Requirements-

• Completion of a High School Diploma/GED and 7-10 years of experience providing the full range of project site or office administrative support functions for a division or department within an organization.

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint software programs.

• Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.

• Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

• Must be a team player and can work independently.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadline.

• Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external contacts including management, clients, staff, and other customers.

• Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

• Basic principles and practices used in establishing and maintaining files and information retrieval systems.

Construction Managers

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-Overview-

ProDims is seeking local Construction Managers, Project Mangers, Resident Engineers, and Construction Inspectors to provide services for public improvement projects. The CM will represent the project owner throughout construction and work closely with the owner’s staff, CM consulting team, designer, and contractor as the primary point of contact for construction activities including stakeholder management and leadership of the CM team. This role requires someone who is detailed oriented with strong communication skills.

-Qualifications & Requirements-
  • BS degree in Construction Management, and 15-years’ experience

  • Experience with the administration of multidisciplinary public works construction contracts, with specific experience with roadway, stormwater, traffic control systems, and real time information signs (RTS)

  • Familiar with Port of Seattle, SDOT, WSDOT, King County Transit, Sound Transit standards and procedures

  • Preferred certifications PE, PMP, (ENV SP) and CCM

-Resident Engineer-

The Resident Engineer will be the primary point of contact for the construction contractor and work closely with owner’s staff, CM consulting team and designer. Supervise field inspection and field office personnel, review work in accordance contract requirements, contract administration, inspection, and QA/QC process. Demonstrate experience with the administration of multidisciplinary public works construction contracts with specific experience with roadway, stormwater, traffic control systems, and real time information signs (RTS).

  • BS degree in construction management, architecture and/or engineering preferred

  • 15 years’ experience, current Certification of Erosion/Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

  • Minimum 15-years of proven experience working on construction projects and in a supervisory role managing CM staff

  • Preferred experience with Port of Seattle, SDOT, King County Transit, federally funded public works project civil

  • Preferred certifications PE, PMP, (ENV SP) and CCM certification preferred

-Construction Field Inspectors -

The Inspector will construction field inspection services including monitoring daily activities, contract compliance, excavation, field testing, material placement, report field conditions and record items such as personnel on-site and construction activities. Other duties may include working with the Resident Engineer to ensure the project is built to the contract requirements. The Inspector should demonstrate past experience documenting and inspecting day-to-day construction activities such that the construction is within scope, schedule and budget per the specifications, permits and plans outlined in the construction contract.

Specific duties include:

  • · Prepare field notes, inspection, sampling, and testing reports. Track, compile, and monitor materials, equipment, testing and commissioning activities. Ensure that problem areas have been resolved and monitor compliance.

  • · Submit daily written reports, and photographs to document construction activities, problems and corrective action taken. Ensure that problem areas have been resolved and monitor compliance.

Qualifications include:

  • · High school diploma / 5 years’ experience preferred experience with Port of Seattle, SDOT, King County Transit, federally funded public works project civil

  • · Preferred current Certification of Erosion/Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)