Gorham Sand & Gravel Announces Job Opening for an Estimator for Their Heavy Civil Earth and Utility Work

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Published March 20, 2023

Gorham Sand & Gravel (GSG), a construction services company based in Buxton, ME, has announced they are hiring an Estimator for their Heavy Civil Earth and Utility work. The ideal candidate has at least two years of estimating experience with a focus on Excavation and Underground Utility installation. Knowledge and experience with Carlson Takeoff, Bluebeam, and Excel is preferred, but not a requirement if the applicant has a strong estimating background. They are encouraging those who have these qualifications to apply for the estimator position.

The projects undertaken by Gorham Sand & Gravel are usually located in the Cumberland and York Counties in Maine. They provide their services to a broad range of entities, such as local municipalities, state and federal government organizations, including privately owned and joint venture projects. The applicant must be self-motivated and capable of doing various aspects, such as site visits, takeoffs, working with subcontractors, gathering quotes, managing several estimates, and coordinating with other company personnel for various projects.

The position of Estimator will have several responsibilities. These include: studying job specifications and analyzing construction methods to determine costs for estimates; contacting subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors for the purpose of coming up with quotes; doing manual and/or digital plan takeoffs for project scopes and quantities; attending pre-bid meetings and site visits for the purpose of estimating; accurately predicting the expenses for earthwork and utility scopes for proposals; always striving for the best, most accurate estimates for the best results and goals; elucidating the budgets and expenses to the field personnel and to project management during construction; having an ownership attitude and the willingness to grow and mentor other members of the team; and meeting with owners, engineers, subcontractors, construction managers, and suppliers to nurture relationships and achieve the goals of the company.

The Estimator position is full-time and the pay will be a minimum of $75,000 per year, and may be substantially more based on the experience and skills of the successful candidate. Benefits will include: 100 percent paid health insurance; earned paid time off; vision and dental insurance; 401(k) with employer match; holiday pay with no waiting period; profit sharing; life insurance; short- and long-term disability insurance; company cell phone; vehicle mileage reimbursement or company vehicle; and training and career development.

Another available job opening at Gorham Sand & Gravel is the position of Heavy Duty Mechanic, who can work on trucks, heavy equipment, and road tractors. Those who are interested in working for this company are encouraged to check their website from time to time to find out about their job openings.

Founded in 1987 by brothers Tom and Jim Shaw, Gorham Sand & Gravel offers construction services for the Southern Maine area and has earned the reputation of being honest and hardworking, and having solid core values that even their fiercest competitors would not dispute. Everyone in the company is treated as family. This construction company had humble beginnings but at the present time, the company has become a powerhouse in the construction industry, providing services for commercial, residential, and commercial earthwork; excavation.GSG is consistently listed as one of the top construction companies in ME BIZ magazine.

The quality of the services they provide is attested to by the highly positive customer reviews they have consistently received. For example, Dennis gave them a five-star rating on Google and said, "Gorham Sand & Gravel has completed the site work for dozens of our commercial building projects over the last 10 years. Their staff is always professional, their work in the field is top-notch, and just as importantly they never forget to keep an eye on our bottom line. I highly recommend Gorham Sand & Gravel, Inc. for your next site work job. "

Those who are interested about potential GSG careers and other important developments about the company can check out the Gorham Sand & Gravel website or contact them by phone or by email. They are open from 6:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

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For more information about Gorham Sand & Gravel, contact the company here:

Gorham Sand & Gravel
Taylor Getchell
(207) 839-2442
[email protected]
939 Parker Farm Road
Buxton, ME 04093

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