We are currently searching for a Construction Estimator. The ideal candidate will have five years previous construction estimating experience (preferably civil work such as roads, bridges, infrastructure projects); present themselves professionally in oral and written communication; demonstrate an exceptional attention to detail and accuracy when completing the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Bid administration: prepares and maintains status of plan reproduction; solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors; prepares subcontractor bid packages; transmits addenda and other bid information to subcontractors; contacts vendors to obtain additional subcontractor bids; submits 100% of bids and budgets by the bid deadline; enters all relevant information into B2W.
Project knowledge: reviews bid requirements thoroughly and asks follow-up question on every bid; develops RFI's and clarifications and ensures adequate subcontractor coverage; performs a comprehensive "bid day" analysis; understands how to fit subs to the size/scope of project; creates bid lists that fit scope of job, ensures that we have the right subs for the project.
Project turnover: properly turns over bid documents to Project Management; reviews drawings with Project Management team and highlights areas of concern; reviews job cost with Project Management team.
Required Skills & Competencies:
Five years previous construction estimating experience required;
Civil engineering or construction management degree required;
Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook;
Bid2Win knowledge essential;
View Point and Track knowledge a plus;
Demonstrated organizational skill to include prioritization and effective time management;
Ability to gather documentation from various sources and follow up persuasively until received;
Demonstrated financial acumen, initiative, attention to detail and problem solving skill;
Strong communication ability to deal professionally with internal and external customers.
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