Minot, North Dakota

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn's success.

By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company's rewards, we've found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.

Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core

ESTIMATING FAMILY - CORE
  • Performs quantity survey of materials shown on project plans.
  • Reads and outlines project specifications.
  • Maintains an audit trail of the quantity survey from estimate to estimate.
  • Supports vendor/subcontractor pricing/bid solicitation and coordination.
  • Supports the distribution of plans and specifications to vendors/subcontractors.
  • Works collaboratively and creates relationships with a variety of stakeholders, such as project team members, subcontractors, vendors and clients.
  • Gains self-perform estimating experience.
  • Gains field operational exposure through onsite project support, as opportunities exist.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core

In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:
  • Prepares basic components of cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals.
  • Solicits, coordinates, and compiles vendor quotes for estimate team evaluation.
  • Assists with pricing and tracking of value creation items from development through estimate inclusion.
  • Participates in constructability reviews; documents QA/QC input and ensures estimate integration.
  • Assists with developing scopes of work for basic trades and receives and analyzes subcontractor/vendor proposals. Provides coordination input to complete project needs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.
  • Proficiency in construction estimating software.
  • Proficiency in required construction technology.
  • Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management.
  • Ability to learn quantity surveys.
  • Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work.
  • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or related field.
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.

Experience

  • 2+ years construction experience.

Working Environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds
  • May require periods of overnight travel
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet project needs
  • Normal office environment, but may be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
  • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Climbing, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling

JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to accommodations@jedunn.com

JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company. Please, no phone calls or emails.



Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

About JE Dunn
    Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

    Facts
    • 95+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 25 Office Locations
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn

EEO NOTICES

"EEO is the Law" POSTER

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JE Dunn participates in the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

E-Verify Participation (English and Spanish)

Right to Work (English)

Right to Work (Spanish)

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Minot, North Dakota

JE Dunn Construction Company is family and employee owned and has been a leader in the commercial construction industry since 1924. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, JE Dunn has 24 offices nationally and employs over 3,500 employees. The company provides general contracting, construction management, and design-build services. According to Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine, JE Dunn is ranked consistently among the top contractors nationwide. JE Dunn is an industry leader in the application of preconstruction technology, virtual design and construction, and other emerging construction technologies. Innovation in construction, client-centric problem-solving, and delivering an exceptional client experience is what differentiates us in the industry.

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