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SEMA Rocky Mountain District - Current Opportunities

Alternate Delivery Director

Posted: 05/12/2020
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 for the 3rd year in a row by the Denver Post, has an exciting opportunity opening for an experienced and proven Alternate Delivery Director with a strong background in design, alternate delivery contracting, and relationship building in the heavy civil industry. The Alternate Delivery Director will be based in SEMA’s corporate office in Centennial, Colorado and will be responsible for pursuing and managing significant alternate delivery projects within our Rocky Mountain District. We are looking for a Licensed Professional Engineer with at least 15 years of experience as a Design Manager who possesses an in-depth understanding of the heavy civil design life-cycle across major scope areas, including but not limited to: roadway, structures, earthwork, underground utilities, traffic control, and construction phasing. The ideal candidate will have successful career experience in managing designers and the design process, pursuing and managing alternate delivery projects, and business development/relationship building within these key Colorado heavy civil market sectors: highways/bridges, water resource, and heavy rail. Major Areas of Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead SEMA’s Alternate Delivery Team that includes members from our executive team, estimating, project management, field operations, and marketing in the pursuit and execution of major alternate delivery transportation projects
  • Lead the development of innovative (technical and non-technical) win strategies in the pursuit of new alternate delivery projects
  • Draw upon existing industry relationships and establish new ones to develop strategic partnerships for future pursuits
  • Utilize strong industry relationships (with Owners and Consultants) to discover and track the progress of future pursuits
  • Identify internal and external resources needed for specific alternate delivery project pursuits, including design managers and key subcontractors
  • Negotiate teaming agreements and design subcontracts with other engineering entities
  • Manage all alternate delivery design engineers (both internal to SEMA and external partners) to ensure design deliverables are met on time
  • Contribute strong technical content, including innovative approaches, risk mitigation strategies, and technical write-ups, in the preparation of RFQs and proposals
  • Represent SEMA in a lead role in all key alternate delivery interviews and client meetings
  • Act as Project Manager for CM/GC and design-build projects of all sizes and all market scope types within the heavy civil industry, and exceed Owner expectations in the following areas:
    • Collaborating with project Owners, during both preconstruction services and construction services to ensure SEMA’s delivery of project scopes, decisions, budgets, and timeline deliverables to exceed the project goals.
    • Performing as a strong partner who creates cohesion among a variety of personnel who make up CM/GC and design-build project teams and stakeholder groups
    • Acting as a constructability expert, who provides leadership for the design and construction teams and develops innovative and cost savings solutions in response to project constraints
  • Collaborating with estimating on alternative cost analyses that incorporate numerous scenarios involving innovation, risk, schedule, optimized packaging, and design change concepts
  • Proven track record of effectively directing multiple projects and pursuits, consecutively
Requirements:
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (State of Colorado)
  • Construction Management or Civil Engineering degree from a four-year university
  • Minimum of 15 years of successful experience as a transportation Design Manager, with experience on both the pursuit and project management sides of the business
  • Minimum of 20 years of project experience in heavy civil construction
  • Established strong relationships in the Colorado transportation design and heavy civil construction industry strongly preferred (references will be required)
  • Exceptional technical writing skills
  • Superior verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Charismatic, creative, and innovative personality with experience leading teams through winning pursuits
  • Problem solver with the ability to lead strong teams, manage challenging circumstances, and meet aggressive deadlines
SEMA Construction offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction 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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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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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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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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