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SEMA Texas District - Current Opportunities

Equipment Operators and Laborers (Amarillo, TX)

Posted: 02/07/2018
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc. has immediate openings for Heavy Highway Equipment Operators and Laborers for a 4-5 month construction project in Amarillo, Texas.  Heavy highway construction experience is required for both positions. Heavy Equipment Operators are needed for all types of heavy equipment including, but not limited to: loaders, skid steer, excavators, and articulated trucks.  Applicants must be experienced and self-motivated. SEMA offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees.To apply, please click on the link below to complete an on-line application and/or attach a resume. No calls please. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Bridge Carpenters and Laborers (Amarillo, TX)

Posted: 02/07/2018
Location: Amarillo, TX
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc. has immediate openings for Heavy Highway Bridge Carpenters and Laborers for a 4-5 month construction project in Amarillo, Texas.  Specific Heavy Highway Bridge Carpenters needed are form setters and finishers for bridge construction. Heavy Highway Laborers must have general heavy highway construction knowledge, experience in utilities locates, experience working with heavy equipment operators. This position will require heavy lifting and organizational skills. SEMA offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees.To apply, please click on the link below to complete an on-line application and/or attach a resume. No calls please. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Estimator (Dallas, TX)

Posted: 01/29/2018
Location: Grapevine, Texas
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction has an immediate opening for an experienced Estimator with a background in heavy civil construction. The Estimator will be based in our Grapevine, Texas (near Dallas) office and manage all aspects of developing cost estimates for large heavy civil projects involving earthwork, structures, and underground utilities projects. Minimal travel will be required. 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;
  • Prepare written statement of qualifications and/or proposals that respond directly to project owners’ requests for qualifications and requests for proposals
  • Evaluate projects for constructability 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 heavy civil construction estimating preferred
  • Experience in all aspects of heavy civil work scopes preferred
  • HCSS (Heavybid Software), Agtek, and Primavera P6 strongly preferred
  • Alternate delivery experience preferred including technical writing skills
  • 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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Heavy Equipment Operators/Laborers (Fort Worth, TX)

Posted: 08/03/2016
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc. has immediate openings for licensed Heavy Equipment Operators and General Laborers for heavy highway and railroad projects in Fort Worth & Rockwall, Texas. Heavy Equipment Operators are needed for all types of heavy equipment including, but not limited to: loaders, skid steer, excavators, and articulated trucks. Operator and General Labor applicants must have general heavy highway construction knowledge, and be self-motivated. SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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CDL Class A Truck Drivers (Dallas, TX)

Posted: 08/02/2017
Location: Dallas, Texas
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc. has immediate openings for experienced Truck Drivers with a CDL Class A license for heavy civil projects in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Applicants must be experienced and be self-motivated. 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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Equipment Operators (Dallas, TX)

Posted: 08/02/2017
Location: Dallas, Texas
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc. has immediate openings for experienced heavy equipment operators for trackhoes, blades, excavators, loaders, and skidsteers, for heavy civil construction projects located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. 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/Concrete Finishers/Welders/Laborers (Dallas, TX)

Posted: 08/02/2017
Location: Dallas, Texas
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction has immediate openings for experienced heavy civil field crew positions including: Carpenters, Concrete Finishers, Welders, and Laborers for heavy civil project in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Applicants must be motivated and self-starters; certification is required. 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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Skilled Laborers (Dallas, TX)

Posted: 05/17/2017
Location: Dallas, Texas
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc. has immediate openings for skilled Heavy Civil Laborers in Dallas, Texas (DFW Area). Skilled Laborers must have general heavy civil, heavy rail, and bridge construction experience and be self-starters. SEMA Construction, Inc. offers benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below to complete an online application and attach a resume. No calls please.  

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Project Engineer (Dallas, TX)

Posted: 05/16/2017
Location: Dallas, Texas
Salary Range: Based Upon Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., has an immediate opening for an experienced Project Engineer with a background in heavy civil construction. The Project Engineer will be based out of our Grapevine, TX (Dallas area) office and responsible for heavy civil projects within our Texas District. This person will assist the Project Manager with directing 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.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Be able to work independently and multi-task effectively.
Requirements:
  • Construction Management or Engineering degree from a four-year university
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of project experience in heavy civil construction
  • Proficiency in Viewpoint a plus
  • 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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Bridge Carpenters, Finishers, and Laborers (Rockwall, TX)

Posted: 11/01/2016
Location: Rockwall, Texas
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA has immediate openings for Heavy Highway Bridge Carpenters, Finishers, and Laborers for construction projects in Rockwall, Texas (25 miles NE of Dallas).  Specific Heavy Highway Bridge Carpenters needed are form setters and finishers for bridge construction. Heavy Highway Laborers must have general heavy highway construction knowledge, experience in utilities locates, experience working with heavy equipment operators. This position will require heavy lifting and organizational skills. Applicants must be experienced and self-motivated. SEMA offers benefits to all employees. To apply, please click on the link below to complete an on-line application and/or attach a resume. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Texas District General Application

Posted: 04/19/2012
Location: Texas
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 Texas 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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