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Benefits

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Holidays

  • Personal Day

  • Bereavement

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/ADD

  • Professional Development

  • Voluntary Selection of Insurance Programs

Careers

Teamwork  I  Diligence I Opportunity

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. A short half-hour drive to Seattle makes Kirkland a convenient place to work, as well as enjoying the stunning scenery and gorgeous beaches. 

 
 
 

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: mbauers@prodims.com

ProDims participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify

ProDims LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for  employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

COST ESTIMATOR (Kirkland, WA; Phoenix, AZ)

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 (expect overlapping deadlines and projects on an ongoing basis).  Additionally, the Senior Cost Estimator may develop soft cost estimates, comparison cost estimates, change order estimates, 3rd party estimate reviews and man-hours estimates and attend value engineering studies as the cost team member.   

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.

TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION TECH II (Phoenix, AZ)

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.

 

All work performed by the Temp Tech will be following current ADOT requirements and guidelines, including but not limited to:

  • 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)

 

Required Knowledge of:

  • Construction Progress Estimate (CPE)

  • Construction Management Program (CMP)

  • LCPtracker

  • Quantlist

  • FAST

  • PEN

  • Supplemental Agreement Tracking (SAT)

 

Construction Technician II and III classifications are based on ADOT job classifications. The candidate may perform duties including, but not limited to the following:

  • 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

A medical/physical evaluation is required prior to appointment.

 

TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION TECH III (Phoenix, AZ)

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. Additionally, responsible for timely and accurate completion of assigned projects; proper use, operation, maintenance, and repair of assigned equipment.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Individual positions may be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or other related duties.

All work performed by the Transportation Construction Technician III will be following current ADOT requirements and guidelines, including but not limited to:

  • 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)

 

Transportation Construction Technician III will use computer programs appropriate to the tasks, including but not limited to:

•             Construction Progress Estimate (CPE)

•             Construction Management Program (CMP)

•             LCPtracker

•             Quantlist

•             FAST

•             PEN

•             Supplemental Agreement Tracking (SAT)

 

Construction Technician III classifications may perform duties including, but not limited to the following:

  • 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

 

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Candidate must have the following 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

 

A medical/physical evaluation is required prior to appointment.