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Estimator

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Michael Menzer
  • Contact Email: mmenzer@staffing-the-universe.com
  • Contact Phone: 7323534231
  • Start Date: 03/08/2021
  • Expiry Date: 05 March 2021
  • Job Ref: 21-01430
Position Description Summary

610 years experience
The Estimator will work for and directly under the Vice President of Estimating Purchasing
They need to have a comprehensive understanding of the Project Plans and Specifications as well as any addendums or changes that may exist
They should prepare and complete all aspects of the projects bids from start to finish ensuring that all aspects of the project are documented and accounted for
To manage and organize multiple project bids at one time managing tight deadlines
Need to have strong ability in identifying constructability issues throughout the entire estimating process
Ability to work in a high paced active office environment

Job Tasks and Measurement Standards

Attend prebid meetings
Complete all project quantity takeoffs and review against project plans to find differences
Setup projects fully in HCSS HeavyBid
Set all crews and production rates in HCSS based on historical data
Obtain quotes and estimates for all materials and subcontracts
Work with Purchasing Agent and Project Managers to ensure the subcontractor has the correct scope of work in contract and unit pricing is in line with prebid discussions
Request any and all bid bond and other required paperwork
Prepare project kickoff meeting outline and agenda and review with construction team any issues or concerns that were discovered during the time of the bid
Search for new projects out to bid and other new project lead sources
Visit projects well in advance of bid date to ensure all aspects of work are taken into consideration
Take and document all pictures andor videos prior to the bid and save to project folder
Meet with management and estimating teams to discuss monthly and quarterly bidding goals
Maintain a database of all bidding costs and production rates
Analyze and identify value engineering alternatives prepare proposal accordingly

Additional requirements

Strong ability to read plans and prject specifications
HCSS Heavy BidRequired
Agtek EarthworkPreferred
MS OfficeExcel Word Required
Adobe Dwg viewer CAD