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SEMA Southeast District - Current Opportunities

Project Engineer (Orlando, FL)

Posted: 07/25/2017
Location: Orlando, Florida
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer with five years of experience and a background in heavy civil construction. The Project Engineer will be responsible for projects located within our Southeast District in Orlando, Florida. This person must have experience with FDOT and other Florida agencies, and will assist with the field responsibilities for both self-performing and subcontracted trades. Major areas of responsibility include:

  • Coordinating with superintendents and foreman to ensure project goals and expectations are met.
  • Assure project compliance with SEMA’s safety policies and OSHA safety standards.
  • Must be able to manage changes in scope of work and be proficient in Viewpoint.
  • Assist with schedule and coordinate with foreman and field personnel with daily schedules including materials, subcontractors, equipment, quality control, etc.
  • Assist project planning to include project definition, scope, resources, and schedule.
  • Assist with baseline schedule from the job estimate.
  • Processes change orders as needed.
  • Assist with contracts and provide customer support on all jobs.
  • Assist and coordinate and delegate timely completion of traffic control plans, equipment mobilization, safety plans, haul road plans, erosion control plans, purchase ordering, job costing, and other duties as required.
  • Coordinate with all sub-contractors for timely completion and quality.
Requirements:
  • Construction Management or Engineering degree from a four-year university
  • Minimum of five years of project experience in heavy civil construction
  • Experience with FDOT heavy civil construction projects
  • Proficiency in Viewpoint
  • Applicant must be a self-starter who operates independently and thrives in a busy environment
SEMA Construction offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below to complete our online application and attach your resume. No calls please.    

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Project Manager (Orlando, FL)

Posted: 07/25/2017
Location: Orlando, Florida
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., a large civil construction company, has an immediate opening for an experienced Project Manager with a background in heavy civil construction and experience directing FDOT and other Florida projects. The Project Engineer will be focused on our projects in the Orlando, Florida area, as well as other projects located within our Southeast District, therefore must be willing to travel. The Project Manager will direct the field responsibilities for both self-performing and subcontracted trades. Major areas of responsibility include:

  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the project; including safety, performance, budget, and quality
  • Leads the project team establishes project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate safety and operations policies and OSHA guidelines
  • Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources
  • Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses is on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required
  • Prepares project reports for management, project owner, or others
  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as directed by District and corporate management
  • Travel as required to attend meetings, site visits, training, etc
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and operate effectively in a busy environment
Requirements:
  • Construction Management or Civil Engineering degree from a four-year university
  • Previous experience managing FDOT construction projects
  • 5-10 years of project management experience in heavy civil construction
  • Proficiency in Viewpoint
  • Applicant must be a self-starter who operates independently and thrives in a busy environment
SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below to complete our online application and attach your resume. No calls please.

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Lead Estimator (Orlando, FL)

Posted: 04/19/2017
Location: Orlando, Florida
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction has an immediate opening for an experienced Lead Estimator with a background in heavy civil construction. The Lead Estimator will be based in our Orlando, Florida office and be responsible for earthwork, structures, and underground utilities projects located within our Southeast District. Minimal travel will be required. The Lead Estimator will manage all aspects of developing cost estimates for large heavy civil projects. Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed cost estimates arranged to follow the pricing format required by the project
  • Research pricing for estimates based on historical and regional costs
  • Provide high level scoping of the project to create the estimate summary and outsourcing control worksheets
  • Lead outreach to subcontractor and supply community directly
  • Visit project work sites, participate in pre-proposal meetings, clarify scope of work, and prepare RFI's;
  • Evaluate projects for constructibility and value-engineer cost savings
  • Work closely with SEMA personnel and other stakeholders to develop strategy, competitive differentiation, and an overall understanding of the project
  • Understand and seek out specialty subcontractors and suppliers that fulfill the unique requirements of the project
  • Develop and/or manage the development of a preliminary bid schedule
  • Develop self-performed estimates for the trades that we choose to self-perform
  • Work closely with subcontractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders through the bid process to understand and capture the complete scope of each trade in the scope summary sheets and the estimate at large
  • Accurately utilize project plans and specifications to identify scopes of work, assign crews, schedules, materials and subcontracting opportunities
  • Manage bid receipt of subcontractor and supplier pricing to develop SEMA's final selling price and offer
  • Understand and manage SEMA's risk as part of the proposal preparation process
  • Work with team to close the estimate in HCSS
  • Work on a preliminary project schedule based on the information provided in the plans and specifications utilizing Primavera Contractor software
  • Proposal development and technical writing
Job Requirements:
  • 4 year BS degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management, P.E. preferred
  • 7-10 years of experience in estimating, Lead Estimator experience preferred
  • Experience in all aspects of heavy civil work preferred
  • HCSS (Heavybid Software), Agtek, and Primavera P6 strongly preferred
  • Alternate delivery experience preferred
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills
  • Sense of urgency and the ability to multi-task
  • Highly productive and willing to manage a busy work schedule independently
  • Superior verbal and written (including technical) communication skills
SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below to complete our online application and attach your resume. No calls please.

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Southeast District General Application

Posted: 04/19/12
Location: Orlando, FL
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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If you are interested in a specific position and we are not currently advertising for it in the Southeast District, you may submit your application/resume and we will keep it on-file for 60 days. After 60 days, you will need to submit a new application. If you are interested in submitting an application for future open positions, please click on the link below to complete an on-line application and/or attach your resume. Be sure to include the position you are interested in applying for on your application or resume. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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