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Gray & Son offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, a safe working environment and the opportunity to grow your career with a stable and proud company.

We are now hiring for the following positions:

  • Scraper Operator
  • Back Hoe Operator
  • Skilled Utility Labor

 

Assistant Estimator

Department: Estimating

Reports To: Vice President of Estimation

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly

Hours: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 45 hours per week with occasional evenings and weekends as job duties demand.

 Summary/Objective:
As Assistant Estimator, you are primarily responsible for providing support to the estimating department and act as communication liaison between estimating and operations as needed.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Perform quantity take-off for Earthwork, Sediment & Erosion Control, Storm Water Management, Storm Drain and Paving; Utilize HCSS and Agtek, as required; review plans and specifications for take-off purposes; contact engineers to request Autocad files, request missing information, and clarify conflicts between the plans and notes/specification; create HCSS bid items, enter quantities, validate and provide reports to estimators.
  • Work in conjunction with the Lead Estimator keeping them apprised of problems and/or concerns; review vendor/subcontractor quotes and enter pricing accordingly into HCSS; work with in-house Runner to pick-up/deliver plans and materials as required; visit job sites and take digital pictures as required; confer with Superintendent(s) to clarify field construction processes before take-off; attend Pre-Bid meetings & Preconstruction meeting as required; provide copies of the signed plans for Operations, as well as vendors for manufacturing; act as the liaison between the field crews and the Estimating Department.
  • Solicit vendors for material quotes and subcontractors for job pricing; provide plans and specifications; establish and maintain strong working relationships with vendors, subcontractors and engineers; review vendor quotes and order materials; request revised quotes if they are out-dated or there have been significant price changes in the industry.
  • Review approved plans looking for changes from the Bid set; confer with the Estimator & applicable Superintendent(s) for start date and staging; review Sequence of Operations; revisit any unusual issues that could affect scheduling; provide the Estimating/Operations/Accounting Liaison with Vendor quotes; review Code Sheet for quantities; arrange for fabrication and delivery of materials.

Education/Training/Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree with strong math and science classes.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Relevant experience can be substituted for degree.
  • Must be PC proficient in MS Outlook Word and Excel.
  • Experience with Viewpoint Construction Software or another ERP system a plus.
  • Knowledge of road and site construction industry a plus.
  • Solid math and science skills.
  • Prefer ability to read blue prints

Physical Demands:
Required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Competencies:
Good grammar and verbal skills. Good telephone skills. High energy level, comfortable performing multiple research tasks in conjunction with day-to-day activities. Good interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with all levels of management, diverse personalities, tactful, mature and flexible.  Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment. Resourceful, well organized, dependable, efficient and detailed oriented.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Parts Coordinator

Department: Shop

Reports To: Equipment Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly

Hours: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 40 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend as job duties demand.

Summary/Objective:
As Parts Coordinator you are primarily responsible for maintaining, stocking, ordering, receiving and verifying parts. All work is performed with the goal of expediting repairs requiring parts and keeping the cycle time as low as possible.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Communicate daily with Shop Managers keeping them up-to-speed on status of parts department, shop and inventory informing of any issues relating to the daily parts needs. Escalate any concerns to Equipment Manager as appropriate.
  • Maintain inventory, purchase and issue parts to personnel engaged in operating/ maintaining company vehicles and equipment.
  • Record parts and materials on shop repair orders, parts used, mileage, brief description of work; maintain a record of when vehicles and equipment last in shop; maintain procedure to coordinate the flow of parts between parts shop and mechanics shop.
  • Work to develop business relationship with current and or new suppliers for additional pricing or services.
  • Coordinate and/or dispatch both internal and external mechanics and preventive maintenance technicians with job sites.
  • Maintain PM schedule for all equipment.
  • Opening and closing work orders.
  • Managing fuel island to include input of daily fuel tickets into Viewpoint software module.

Qualifications:

  • Must exhibit a high level of safety consciousness and a clear understanding of equipment and job site safety.
  • Must always wear proper protection equipment.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer programs including MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Must be knowledgeable and capable of identifying equipment/vehicle parts and their functions; attending training as appropriate.
  • Ability to look up and order parts online from various vendors.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency when serving internal customers.
  • Good communication and phone skills.
  • Must be able to work thru problems and find the best solutions.
  • Willingness to work additional hours when necessary.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Ability to conduct research.

Education/Training/Experience:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Shop, counter or warehouse experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of road and site construction industry a plus.

Physical Demands:
Required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Competencies:
Good grammar and verbal skills. Good telephone skills. Comfortable performing multiple research tasks in conjunction with day-to-day activities. Good interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with all levels of management, diverse personalities, tactful, mature and flexible.  Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment. Resourceful, well organized, dependable, efficient and detailed oriented. Service oriented

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Training & Development Specialist

New role that will support the training and development needs of Gray & Son, Inc. /Maryland Paving, Inc.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct training and development needs assessments. Work with management, supervisors and employees to gain knowledge of work situations requiring training and to better understand changes in policies, processes, regulations, business initiatives and technologies.
  • Identify, assess and manage vendors in the design and delivery of training materials and programs. Coordinate with key external offices i.e., Baltimore MOED, to identify training obligations and resources available to company.
  • Coordinate training schedules to support the hiring, training and production demands of the company. Ensure training equipment, supplies and facilities are in place to support programs.
  • Conducts follow up studies of all completed training to evaluate effectiveness and measure results.
  • Maintain employee training records. Track training and develop reports. Monitor employee development in support of Succession Plan.
  • Develop and monitor budget for training.
  • Sample training initiatives may include:
    • Apprenticeships
    • IT training
    • Annual Meetings
    • Mentor Program
    • Construction technical training
    • Supervisory Development
    • New Employee Orientation
    • Shop & Equipment training
    • Writing Skills
    • Safety Training
    • Business Finance
    • Conflict Management

Education/Experience/Skills

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent in education and experience) in Adult Education, Education, Human Resources, Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology or related field.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience working with or in Construction industry, preferably in road and site work.
  • 3 years of progressively responsible experience developing and delivering adult learning and talent development programs
  • Lean or Six Sigma experience
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation and consulting skills
  • Strong knowledge of assessment tools and usage, individual and group assessment strategies and action plan development
  • Demonstrated experience with program development and implementation in the areas of employee development and leadership development
  • Strong written communication skills, including proposal development, needs analysis, facilitator guides and participant materials design.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including tactful clear and concise oral communication and the ability to build strong working relationships with all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and HR software
  • Self-starter with solid project management skills

Preferred Certifications/Skills:

  • Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation from ATD or
  • PHR (or SPHR) from HRCI or
  • CP (or SCP) from SHRM
  • Multilingual in English and Spanish

Please visit www.marylandpaving.com for current job openings with our sister company Maryland Paving, Inc.

 

Gray & Son, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check.

In person applications are accepted  Mon – Fri, 8 am – 4 pm. Gray & Son, Inc. 430 W. Padonia Road, Timonium, MD. Resumes can be sent to jobs@graynson.com or faxed to 410-771-4031. When submitting your resume please identify what position you are applying for.

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