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SEMA Rocky Mountain District - Current Opportunities

Construction Engineer (Denver, CO)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, voted a 2019 & 2018 Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has an immediate opening for a Roadway Design Engineer / Estimator with a background in heavy civil construction, specifically roadway design. The Design Engineer / Estimator will be based in our Denver, Colorado office and manage all aspects of design and cost estimates for large heavy civil projects involving roadway construction projects that include earthwork and utilities. 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 design scoping of the project to create the estimate summary and outsourcing control worksheets
  • 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)
  • 5+ years of experience in heavy civil roadway design and estimating required
  • 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 top 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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Project Superintendent (Denver, CO)

Posted: 06/17/2019
Location: Denver, CO
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has an immediate opening for an Earthwork Superintendent for heavy civil construction projects in Denver, CO and Northern Colorado. The Earthwork Superintendent will report to the Operations Director and will schedule all earthwork, roadwork, self-performed work, and coordinate field crews through directives given to foremen as well as plan and schedule all requirements to control labor, equipment and material costs. This individual will be responsible for the timely completion of assigned operations and stay within budget. Duties and Responsibilities: •Pre-plan of work activities to meet contract, schedule and quality requirements including safety action plans. •Review all contracts, project documentation and plans to ensure the work in the field is built to specifications. •Oversee field personnel, schedules and construction operations. •Manage project field operations and coordinate work with other personnel and subcontractors. •Provide leadership and direction to field crew. •Responsible for job performance as it relates to company goals, safety audits and company policies and procedures including training, orientation, discipline, etc. •Emphasize safety, quality and production. •Ensure proper safety equipment is available and used by all field personnel. •Train and motivates employees. •Perform a variety of administrative tasks including weekly and look ahead schedules, production reports, equipment logs, inspection reports, change orders, and updating project files. •May operate heavy equipment and assist with labor when needed. Qualifications: •A minimum of 5 years of experience in heavy civil construction industry is required. •Knowledge of earthwork and heavy highway construction. •Desire and willingness to adapt to various work disciplines, contract types and Owners. •Knowledge of occupational hazards. •Ability to read and understand project specific documents including plans, schedules, and specifications. •Ability to keep records and to prepare work and time reports. •Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions. •Ability to supervise the work of others and clearly communicate instructions to crew. •Through knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work being performed. •Professional with strong client relation skills. •Strong verbal and written communication skills. •General knowledge with Microsoft Office. Physical Requirements: •Ability to effectively work outdoors and operate heavy equipment if necessary at construction sites. •Ability to frequently stand, walk, climb, balance, lift, bend, and move objects up to 50 pounds. •Willingness to be exposed to all weather conditions including very wet, hot and cold elements. SEMA offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Survey Rodman (Denver, CO)

Posted: 11/06/2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
Salary Range: Competitive
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace, has an immediate opening for a Survey Rodman for our Rocky Mountain District. This position requires travel to job sites within the Denver Metro Area and offers growth opportunities. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist the Party Chief Surveyor with daily survey tasks
  • Setup and breakdown jobsites
  • Utilize survey equipment to completed daily tasks
  • Working outside in all-weather conditions
SEMA will provide training. No experience required. SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Pipe (Water/Sewer) Crew (Denver, CO)

Posted: 11/01/2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., voted a 2018 Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has an immediate opening for experienced Utilities/Pipe Crew members for heavy civil construction projects located around Denver and Fort Collins, Colorado area. Pipe crew members include trackhoe operator, pipelayer, and laborers. Applicants must have heavy construction experience, be self motivated, and be able to lead and motivate a team. 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 a resume.

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Project Engineer (Denver, CO)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently voted a Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has immediate openings for several experienced Project Engineers with a background in heavy civil construction. The Project Engineer will be responsible for assisting with projects located within our Rocky Mountain District in Denver, CO. Major areas of responsibility include:

  • Coordinating with superintendents and foremen to ensure project goals and expectations are met.
  • Assisting Project Manager to 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
  • Three to five years of project experience in heavy civil construction
  • Experience working with CDOT and City & County of Denver preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Applicant must be a problem solver and self-starter who operates independently and thrives in a busy environment
  • Proven ability to stay with a single employer for over three years
To apply, please click on the link below to complete our online application and attach a resume. No calls please. SEMA Construction offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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CDL Class A Drivers (Denver, CO)

Posted: 07/13/2018
Location: Denver, Colorado
Salary Range: $22 - $24 with full benefits
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., voted a 2018 Top Workplace by the Denver Post, immediate openings for Truck Drivers with a CDL Class A license for projects near Denver, Colorado. 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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Erosion Control Foreman (Denver, CO)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has an immediate opening for an Erosion Control Foreman to be in charge of the daily activities of heavy civil earthwork projects, including supervising a crew of operators and laborers ranging from 2 to 10 employees. The Erosion Control Foreman is responsible for assisting the Project Engineer and ensuring that the Storm Water Management Plan stay up-to-date. Ideal candidate must possess:

  • 5+ years of heavy civil construction experience
  • 2-3 years of experience supervising earthwork crews
  • 5+ years operating heavy equipment
  • CDOT ECS Certification is required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good attitude and be a hard worker
  • Proven track record in a field supervisory role
  • Ability to manage multiple operations simultaneously on the same job
  • Make use of available resources while maintaining quality and production
  • Strong knowledge of the construction industry, regulatory compliance and technology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to network with coworkers and fit company’s culture
  • Desire to contribute for company’s growth and profit.
SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive benefits and top industry wages to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Oiler (Berthoud, CO)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Berthoud, Colorado
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace, is looking for a Heavy Equipment Oiler near Berthoud and Fort Collins, CO. The applicant should be experienced in the servicing, maintaining, fueling and repair of Caterpillar, Grove, Bob Cat, John Deere, Kenworth and GMC machinery along with assorted construction support equipment such as portable air compressors, welders, and light plants. Applicants should have or be willing to obtain a Class B CDL Driver’s License with Hazmat and Tanker endorsement. SEMA Construction offer top industry wages and a competitive benefits package that including Medical, Dental, Vision, and a 401k Program. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below and attach a resume.

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Truck Mechanic (Denver, CO)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
Salary Range: Negotiable
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has an immediate opening for a skilled and experienced Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic near Denver and Centennial, CO. The Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic will be responsible for the inspection, maintenance, servicing, diagnoses, and repair of SEMA’s tractor trailer, side dump trailer, water truck, and service vehicle fleet. Applicants must have experience servicing Kenworth, Freightliner, and GMC trucks. Applicants must have a working knowledge of heavy truck engines, transmissions, drivelines, brakes, suspensions, emissions, and electrical systems. Experience with computer diagnosis of Caterpillar and Cummins engines is required. CDL Class A or B license is preferred. SEMA Construction offer top industry wages and a competitive benefits package that including Medical, Dental, Vision, and a 401k Program. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your resume.

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Surveyor Party Chief (Denver, CO)

Posted: 11/06/2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a 2019 Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has an immediate opening for a Surveyor Party Chief out of our Centennial, Colorado office and work to be performed in the Denver Metro Area. Applicant must be experienced in land survey techniques including making exact measurements and determining property boundaries, and providing data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for construction purposes. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Verify the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
  • Verify mathematical calculations.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Calculate geographic positions from survey data.
  • Gather physical survey data.
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  • Create maps.
  • Conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries
  • Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data to determine positions, shapes, and elevations
  • Calculate geographic positions from survey data
  • Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas using theodolites, transits, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS)
  • Record the results of surveys including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features. Survey land or bodies of water to measure or determine features
  • Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements. Survey land or bodies of water to measure or determine features
  • Analyze survey objectives and specifications to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation
  • Familiar with Trimble Business Center equipment and software
  • Familiar with construction staking/layout
  • Flexible with work schedule
  • Willing to learn and/or train others
SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Rocky Mountain District General Application

Posted: 04/19/13
Location: Rocky Mountain District
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 Rocky Mountain 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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