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Sr. Estimator / Estimator - Civil / Geotechnical - Environmental Construction

Reference Number: 0112-4
Location: Southern California

Position:   Estimator – Civil / Geotechnical – Environmental Construction

 

Location:  Southern Virginia

 

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

 

Our client is an award-winning, dynamic, construction and environmental remediation firm serving public and private clients for almost 20 years.  This highly technical firm is privately held and has a long history of sustained, steady growth and profitability.  Their client centric approach has created an atmosphere where employees and clients enjoy working together.  The attractive work environment has little bureaucracy, is entrepreneurial in nature and promotes freedoms, challenges, recognition and rewards, creating a workforce filled with long tenured employees with a career track that can span multiple service divisions.

 

 

Estimator – Civil / Geotechnical:  The incumbent in this position must be a self-sufficient, self-motivated professional who can perform:

 

  • Estimating in the environmental construction arena with specific experience involving civil / geotechnical, slope stability, trenching, excavating, and other varied underground and earthworks type projects

 

  • Solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors and prepares subcontractor bid packages

 

  • Transmits addenda and other bid information to subcontractors while ensuring that we have the proper coverage from subcontractors on bid day

 

  • Contacts supply houses to obtain additional subcontractor bids while showing creativity and resourcefulness to gain better pricing from subcontractors

 

  • Submits 100% of bids and budgets by the bid deadline and enter all relevant information into Timberline

 

  • Review bid requirements, specifications and drawings thoroughly and asks follow-up question on every bid and has a thorough understanding of the scope for specific trades assigned

 

  • Develops RFI's and clarifications and ensure adequate subcontractor coverage and shows interest and performs a comprehensive "bid day" analysis and scoping of specific assigned trades

 

  • Understands how to fit subs to the size/scope of project and create a bid lists that fit scope of job, ensuring that we have the right subs for the project

 

  • Consistently follows up on submitted bids and budgets with Architect and/or Construction Manager to close business.

 

  • Properly turns over bid documents and sub buyout information to Project Management in a timely manner. Goal is 100% of awarded projects turned over within 24 hours of notification.

 

  • Review drawings with Project Management team and highlight areas of concern, and job cost with Project Management team and highlight any subs/material vendors that still need to be awarded, then complete project kick-off form to ensure compliance.

 

 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Related Field or minimum 5 years’ experience. Construction industry experience preferred. Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software a must; Viewpoint Accounting Software, Bid2Win Estimating Software a plus.

 

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