Jr. Estimator - Civil Construction
Defined Career Path
ENR 600 Company
About Our Client
Being in business for nearly 65 years, this proud organization is a pillar of stability in uncertain times.
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The position will be responsible for reviewing and preparing bid proposals and budget estimates, reviewing drawing specifications, and following up on leads from Senior Estimators. The ideal candidate will be able to visualize utility and highway projects presented in plan form and have knowledge of the construction process from beginning to end.
Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.
- Reads and interprets contract drawings to determine scope of work
- Reads and interprets contract plans and specifications
- Generate RFIs for project clarification and/or requirements
- Prepare budget estimates and proposals; ensures proposals, scope and pricing are correct prior to submittal
- Provide take offs and calculate quantities
- Obtain pricing from vendors
- Set up bid in estimating software systems
- Develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients, contractors, and third-party providers in development of a project
The Successful Applicant
- Knowledge of project specifications and/or construction processes for underground utility work and/or paving and road building work
- Problem Solving/Analysis
- Proficient time management skills
- Must be a highly motivated individual with strong organization and communication skills
- Strong Microsoft Office knowledge in Word and Excel
- Proficient knowledge of general estimating software is required
What's on Offer
- ENR 600 Company
- Competitive Base Pay
- Family Atmosphere
- Fringe Benefits
- Sick Time