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Civil Estimator - Heavy Construction - ME - #3954

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Pittsfield, Maine, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2018

Description:

Civil Estimator - Heavy Construction - ME - #3954

Relocation Yes

Location Pittsfield ME

Job Responsibilities:

* Identify scope of work and perform quantity takeoff from RFQ information for heavy civil construction projects including bridge projects.

* Review available plans and specifications to make sure estimate effort is in compliance.

* Perform conceptual estimates at times when detailed design information is not yet available.

* Solicit pricing from material vendors and subcontractors.

* Coordinate with other team members to develop overall estimate on larger projects.

* Ensure compliance with company standards risks and client requirements.

* Work with in-house design team to ensure estimated construction methods and schemes to perform the work are safe, workable and efficient.

* Ensure estimates are complete, well organized, and ready for review by the estimating project team.

* Develop project schedules to ensure projects can be completed to meet owner requirements and that company resources are used efficiently.

* Ensure estimates address all potential safety risks and concerns.

* Develop innovative means and methods for completing projects to increase competitiveness and margins.

* Prepare proposals when necessary, and include information to document the basis of proposal.

* Maintain base bid documents and organize estimate information.

* Coordinate with the operations team on successful bids to provide a thorough transition to the project team.

Qualifications / Requirements:

* The successful candidate will have a four year engineering degree or equivalent combination of technical training and/or experience.

* 5+ years of estimating heavy civil projects.

* Bridge/heavy civil dam, concrete, steel, pile driving, coffer dam experience required.

* Ability to estimate other areas (structural, civil, etc) on smaller projects is a plus.

* Requires strong computer skills, familiarity with scheduling and estimating software (HCSS) and MS Office.

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. Engineering degree or equivalent combination of technical training or experience.

2. 5+ years of estimating heavy civil construction projects.

3. Bridge or heavy civil dam, concrete, steel, pile driving, coffer dam experience required.

4. Experience with scheduling, estimating (HCSS) software and MS Office.