Estimator

New Brighton, PA

Post Date: 11/17/2017 Job ID: 114942 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $40,000.00 - $90,000.00

ESTIMATOR

Steel Manufacturer

Beaver County, PA

Direct-Hire Position

Salary + comprehensive benefits package

Monday-Friday

Daylight


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Estimator is responsible for preparing estimates from start of bidding process through bid
closeout. Duties include: Specification review, drawing review, coordination and assistance in
quantity and take-off, means and method planning, scheduling, pricing all direct and indirect job
costs, soliciting and scoping subcontractors and suppliers, and closeout of the bid.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform full quantity takeoffs on projects. Assist others in preparation of takeoffs.

Complete bid pricing on takeoffs up to $SM with a focus on bridge, building and industrial
structures.

Solicitation of all required subcontractors and suppliers on each project. Ability to identify
scope and delineate lines of responsibilities for subcontractors and Suppliers.

Must have the ability to translate conceptual design, project drawings, and technical
specifications of a bridge or complex construction projects into full scope cost estimates with
accurate forecasting.

Utilize existing cost history, estimating software and other resources to perform the
estimating function.

Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase the competitiveness of
bids.

Utilize company procedures, estimating techniques, engineering means and methods, materials,
construction techniques and services.

Establish and maintains relationships, consultants, subs, and suppliers

Travels to pre-bid meetings as needed


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

5 years of progressive estimating experience on bridges, structures and heavy civil projects both
commercial and industrial

3-5+ years as an Estimator in heavy civil industries.

Structural steel rehabilitation including retrofit, reinforcing, and steel replacement is a
plus

Proven success in winning profitable large bridge and heavy civil construction projects
independently up to SM

Experience working on various types of projects including Bid Build (Lump Sum, Unit Price),
etc.

Demonstrated leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills are a must

Ability to work independently on estimates up to SM and a part of a larger team on estimates over $1OM

Must be willing to travel as needed to successfully perform the duties of the position


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

BS in Civil Engineering from a four-year college or university; or

5-10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Supervisory experience considered a plus

Language Skills:

   Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and government regulations

Ability to write reports

Ability to present information and to respond to high level questions from groups of executives,   managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; listens and gains clarity
from others; responds well to questions

Mathematical Skills:

Must have strong business and financial acumen


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

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