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Summers-Taylor, Inc.

Company Description

Summers-Taylor, Inc., is the largest heavy and highway construction contractor in Northeast Tennessee, and has been in business since 1932.  From large interstate highways to small commercial site development and homebuilding, Summers-Taylor deals with a wide variety of types of work and employs over 600 employees from Bristol to Nashville. We value our customers and our employees, and our reputation for delivering quality work has been built for four generations of family leadership covering over nine decades. 

We are proud to offer you: 

  • Stable employment
  • Excellent Pay 
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance 
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability 
  • 401(k) w/generous employer contributions

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Job Location:
Johnson City, TN, United States
Primary Category:
Construction Management
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Job Type:
Full Time
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Summers-Taylor, Inc. has a Senior Estimator position open at their HQ office in Johnson City, TN.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and bidding of various type projects in the private and public markets. 
  • Knowledge of earthwork, asphalt paving, concrete flatwork, storm water, utilities, culverts, retaining walls and bridges sufficient to oversee and bid heavy-highway and site work projects.  
  • Additional job responsibilities include cost engineering and project coordination of subcontracts, purchase orders, change order pricing. 

Preferred Education Background:  

  • Four year degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Technology, or Building Construction.

Preferred Work Experience:

  • Minimum of ten to fifteen years heavy/highway and or civil site-work experience.  
  • Computer estimating knowledge and experience (HCSS experience preferred).  Design/Build proposal preparation a plus. Estimating and field experience preferred.
  • The ideal candidate would be and individual who has work experience on heavy/highway projects as a project/office engineer or superintendent and has worked in estimating the same type projects.
  • Valuable work experience would include the responsibility of working with field personnel, pricing change orders, dealing with owner representatives, subcontractor coordination, and estimating/bidding projects.

Employee Profile

  • Candidate should be someone who enjoys office work, dealing with clients and field personnel, and can handle a large variety of tasks on any given day. 
  • Individual will be involved in various projects from the bidding stage thru the project completion.
  • Summers-Taylor, Inc. projects range from $100k to $50 million and include various types of civil construction within a small geographical region. 

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong focus on safety procedures
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong focus on work ethic and quality work performance
  • Must have reliable Transportation
  • Must pass Drug Screen and Physical
  • Must comply with criminal background check
  • Must compile with I-9 and E-Verify requirements

Resumes can be sent to: jobs@summerstaylor.com

Visit our website for more career opportunities at: www.summerstaylor.com

Equal Opportunity Employer



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