Work within the Civil & Utility estimating group performing a variety of estimating tasks.
- Develop experience to determine what types of projects to bid, strategies and techniques
- Assist in review of estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness, prior to formal quotation
- Participate in presentations to corporate management and clients
- Provide technical assistance in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc., as required
- May assist in the preparation of studies, materials, methods, recommendations, and cost estimates as required
- Procure pricing form subcontractors and material vendors
- Pick up plans and specifications, attend pre-bid meetings and deliver proposals
- Perform quantity take-off
- Assist with collecting cost data to be used as a reference in future estimates
- B.S. in civil engineering or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or equivalent experience
- A thorough knowledge of corporate objectives impacting estimating, estimating strategies and techniques is required
- Knowledge of construction contracts is a must
- Excellent organizational, supervisory and decision-making and problem-solving skills are essential
- Experience in construction estimating and related functions preferred
- Experience with heavy civil and utility construction including public works (airport, transit and bridges), gas and electrical transmission, energy plant construction is a plus
- Fluency in HCSS Heavy Bid Software preferred
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and may lift or move objects up to 25 pounds.