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Construction Estimator - Albany, NY

Job ID:  141758

Callanan Industries, Inc., a CRH Company, was founded in 1883 as an aggregate mining company.  Over a century later, Callanan Industries, Inc. continues to be a leading supplier of paving materials and construction services, providing a complete range of high quality aggregates, asphalt paving, and ready mix concrete products to state, federal, municipal, commercial, and private customers with operations throughout New York State and Western Massachusetts.  Callanan Industries, Inc. was purchased by CRH Americas in 1985.  


Job Description Summary


Callanan Industries, Inc. has a position available for a detail-oriented individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced construction environment.  This position is responsible for the estimating of paving and heavy highway projects throughout upstate New York


Essential Functions


  • Prepare thorough, accurate and timely estimates for both public and private sector projects.  Ability to identify labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.  Visits project sites when necessary. 
  • Preparation of bid documents and the development of clear written proposals and correspondence.
  • Continuously strive to improve customer satisfaction (internal and external).  Ability to communicate and facilitate customer needs within the organization. 
  • Maintains a professional approach when dealing with customers and employees.  Shows honest and ethical behavior in business relationships and transactions.    
  • Performs other job related responsibilities and special projects as requested.




  • Must have ability to work effectively in a high pressure, multi-tasking environment.
  • Experience in HCSS, Bid2Win, Excel and Word a plus.
  • Familiarity with New York State specifications along with Heavy construction and paving is desired.
  • Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and contract requirements.
  • Skills needed include leadership, problem solving, decision making and organization. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must pass drug screen and background check before being employed by Callanan Industries, Inc.




  • Associates Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred.
  • 5 or more years of experience in Estimating and/or Project Management for various types of construction projects. 


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Callanan Industries, Inc is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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