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Sr. Estimator-Heavy Civil Construction, Douglas/Casper, WY

Douglas, Wyoming · Construction/Facilities
Sr. Estimator-Heavy Civil Construction, Douglas, Wyoming

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Heavy Civil, privately held, construction firm that is a national contractor registered to do business in all 50 states is looking for a SR. Estimator for their Douglas WY regional project office.  Offering:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus
  • Relocation
  • Housing Allowance
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Cell phone, computer, company vehicle
  • Career growth-deliberative process of promoting from within
Ability to prepare and/or coordinate complete estimates including analyzing drawings, specifications, proposals, takeoffs and other documentation. Ability to lead and work with an estimate team as required.
Education and Experience:
  • Four year engineering or construction management degree or equivalent combinations technical training and/or related experience.
  • 5-8 years estimating, cost control, and/or engineering experience (at least 4 years estimating experience) in similar facility construction.
  • MUST have Hard Dollar Estimating software experience
  • Thorough knowledge of company procedures, estimating techniques, understanding of all CSI disciplines, developing control budgets and cost control measures.
  • Ability to estimate all types of projects/contracts, plus ability to coordinate and supervise group work effort essential.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to a particular bid/project or scope as assigned.
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Review schedules of projects being estimated.
  • Organize estimating team to prepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bid.
  • Perform Risk and Contract Management responsibilities as required.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures
  • Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work
  • Consult with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • May review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials.
  • Work with Company employees, owners and subcontractors to get commitment/consensus regarding proposed bids.
  • Obtain knowledge of project and appropriate regulations required to construct the project to meet affirmative action requirements and MBE/WBE requirements
  • Review list of work to be performed by subcontractors
  • Review final estimate and apply strategic cost factors if necessary
  • Monitor client changes and advise the estimating team of all changes in scope during the estimate period
  • Partner with other estimators to turn project over to production team
  • Follow awarded contracts as assigned – may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits
  • Advise on major changes in scope of work.
  • Monitor actual cost to estimated cost
  • Upon project completion, conduct debriefing with estimating, engineering and production teams to discuss positive and negative aspects of the project
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current/accurate information on prices from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Conduct or assist Estimating Manager with performance reviews
  • Search and analyze options for most effective means and methods of construction
  • Understand best value approach to winning new work
  • Prepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bid
  • Set productive, consistent, and acceptable work example
  • Maintains knowledge of company values and strategic plan
  • Support published corporate policies
  • Perform additional assignments per management's direction
Darcy LaBeau
EJS Group

Account/Recruiting Manager
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