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SEMA Southeast District - Current Opportunities

Project Coordinator (Orlando, FL)

Posted: 02/01/2018
Location: Orlando, Florida
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., a large and established heavy civil construction firm, has an immediate opening for an experienced Project Coordinator located in our Orlando, Florida office. The Project Coordinator will assist several Project Managers in their daily activities including preparing, organizing, and maintaining project documentation. Project Coordinator must have previous Project Coordinator experience in construction, experience working with FDOT and other major Florida transportation agencies, be detail-oriented, professional, organized, and have advanced communication and computer skills. Project Coordinator Responsibilities Include:

  • Anticipating and providing company’s needs to access information, and general coordination with daily project activities
  • Coordinating the transmission of submittals; post award and during the active project
  • Acting as a liaison between company and project owners, subcontractors, and engineers on active projects
  • Highly organized record keeping and document management
  • Ensuring that memos, faxes, emails, and requests are promptly distributed to decision makers
  • Handling multiple priorities, duties, jobs/projects, and responsibilities
  • Working effectively and communicating well with a wide variety of people and clients, inside and outside of SEMA Construction
  • Assembling diverse data and preparing reports
  • Assisting with other departments in our firm as required
Requirements:
  • 1-3 years of related CONSTRUCTION Project Coordinator experience
  • A Bachelors Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university
  • 1-3 years of experience with and knowledge of FDOT, CFX, and other Florida transportation agency requirements
  • Notary Public preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with Viewpoint is a plus
  • A high-energy team player with a positive demeanor
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage many time-sensitive projects concurrently
  • An aptitude for a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wage and benefits packages. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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Heavy Equipment Operators & Laborers (Orlando, FL)

Posted: 10/13/2017
Location: Orlando, FL
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc. has immediate openings for heavy equipment operators for trackhoes, blades, excavators, loaders, and skidsteers, as well as general laborers for heavy civil construction projects located in Orlando, Florida. Candidates should have general heavy highway construction experience and be self-motivated. 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. No calls please.

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Carpenters, Form Setters & Concrete Finishers (Orlando, FL)

Posted: 10/13/2017
Location: Orlando, Florida
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction has immediate openings for experienced Carpenters, Form Setters, Concrete Finishers for heavy civil project in Orlando, FL. Applicant must have general heavy highway experience and be a self-starter. SEMA Construction offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To complete an online application, please click the link below. No calls please.

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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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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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