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Underground Construction Estimating Coordinator in Benicia, California

About Us

Underground Construction Co., Inc. has provided quality gas, power, airport fueling and telecom construction services for over 80 years. Since laying our first pipe in 1936, we have successfully completed thousands of government, commercial and private sector construction projects throughout the United States. Underground Construction Co., Inc. is one of the oldest and most respected contractors in the West. We continue to lead our industry in safety, quality, customer satisfaction and community service. Our complete and diverse range of construction services includes gas transmission and distribution, electrical transmission and distribution, airport fueling facilities, industrial and special projects, telecommunications and utilities.

Our projects are regulated by federal and state laws which require all employees to successfully pass criminal background checks, MVR, and drug tests (post-employment and random testing).

About the Job

Underground is currently seeking an Estimating Coordinator for the Benicia Office. This position is responsible for providing administrative project support to the Estimating department. The ideal candidate is extremely organized, detail oriented and a self-motivated problem solver.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Incumbent must have the skills, ability, and judgment to perform the following essential job duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Write, edit, format, and create content for marketing and communications

  • Build and maintain an organized database of communications materials and proposal content

  • Manage electronic proposal files

  • Assist Estimating team with bid proposals and qualification requirements

  • Liaise with clients to identify and define project requirements, scope, and objective

  • Coordinate actives, resources, equipment and information

  • Make certain that clients’ needs are met as the project evolves

  • Acts as point of contact to communicate project status adequately to all participants

  • Issue all appropriate legal paperwork

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports

  • Report and escalate pressing issues to management as needed

Key Job Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Associates or bachelors preferred, not required

  • Prefer 1-2 years of experience in Estimating Coordinator role or related field

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Reasoning ability, including problem solving and analytical skills

  • Microsoft Office and Outlook Email

  • Time Management and project management skills

  • Travel requirements: to job sites as needed

Physical Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the physical ability required.

  • Lift 30 pounds 1 time per shift

  • Carry 30 pounds 1 to 2 times per shift

  • Sit for 7 hours per shift

It is the continuing policy of Underground Construction to afford equal opportunities for all persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other protected class at the local, state, or federal level. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors.

This description portrays in general terms the type and levels of work performed and is not intended to be all-inclusive or represent specific duties of any one incumbent. The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.

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