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Heavy Civils Estimator

Apply2020-03-10 11:13:112020-12-17Resourcing Group

Heavy Civils Estimator

Date posted: March 10, 2020
Up to US$120000 per annum
Houston, Texas
Permanent
Job description

Overview

As an Estimator, you will prepare and/or coordinate complete estimates for assigned medium-sized projects, including analysing specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare estimates and preparing portions of contract proposal estimates, to include the determination of applicable project plans and specifications.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Reviews proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Reviews and incorporates historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and person-hour figures.
  • Provides technical input regarding project and contract risks to lead estimator responsible for final bid price approval. Reviews final estimate to ensure defined work aligns with overall project schedule and cost goals.
  • Prepares discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work. Calculates material quantity requirements from engineering drawing dimensions.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Monitors client addendum and advises the estimating team on changes during the estimate period.
  • Assists with design review options and recommends best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials.
  • Partners with estimating team to prepare and conduct project hand-off meetings between pursuit team and project management team.
  • Researches and recommends vendors and subcontractors for designated scopes of work to achieve pursuit and cost goals.
  • Maintains knowledge of Company's values and strategic plan.
  • Support published corporate policies.
  • Perform additional assignments per management's direction.

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field required.
  • 5+ year experience in construction industry, estimating or cost control preferred.
  • 5+ years of field experience in Earthwork, Civil / Structural, or Underground Scope
  • Specialised knowledge and experience in alternative construction delivery methods.
  • Required company or regulatory certifications
  • Required company Safety certifications
  • Advanced knowledge of HCSS Heavy Bid Estimating Software
  • Communication and interpersonal skills for clear and effective support research, recommendations and pricing.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Time management and strong prioritisation skills to meet tight turnaround and bid deadlines.
  • Able to lead pursuit and estimating activities on a large or complex pursuit project.
  • Growing knowledge of alternative construction delivery methods.

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: JM10120_1583838791-1442

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