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Civil Construction Chief Estimator

Company: Jobot
Location: Concord
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

Reputable civil construction company specializing in paving and grading services for commercial and public infrastructure projects Seeks Sr/Estimators!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Aaron EricksonAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $125,000 - $175,000 per yearA bit about us:Based in Concord, CA we are a leader in our industry that provides full service for road and freeway projects from paving to sanitary, storm and water work! With numerous recognition and awards, our work has encompassed private schools, hotels, business parks, commercial developments, airports, and rapid transits. We are very close to securing one of our largest project and are actively seeking a Superintendent with experience in Heavy Civil Road/Highway Construction to oversee the operation of projects in Northern California.If you are a Construction Estimator with a Heavy Civil Road/Highway Construction background, then please read on---.Why join us?

  • Competitive Base Salary!
  • Paid employee benefits package!
  • Progressive Career Growth and Promotion Opportunities!
  • Tuition and Training Reimbursement!Job DetailsAnalyze and compile estimate data that impact the cost of labor, materials, equipment requirements, location, and other factors to ensure a high quality and timely estimate.Download, print and review drawings, specifications and proposed project site conditions; record findings and solicit input from field operations to include in final project estimate.Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness of the bid.Select Public/Private Projects for biddingDevelop and maintain positive business relationships to increase bid opportunities in the local & regional markets.Control construction cost through pricing negotiations with General Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Suppliers and Trucking vendors.Submit RFI's to Agencies, Owners, General Contractors and Architects as needed during bidding process.Determine quantities "take-offs" and/or review "take-off" quantities to ensure accuracy of data used in estimates.Apply advanced reasoning for mathematical calculations processes to ensure logically estimated costs are accurate.Analyze and evaluate bidding risks, strategies and present estimate and participate in bid reviews with management to ensure accuracy and completeness.Utilize existing cost history as a check to complete estimate.Travel as necessary to visit job sites & preconstruction meetings.Prepare bid documents for submission to insure bid day responsiveness.Analyze competition and communicate with owners, subcontractors, public and private entities to ensure competitiveness.Prepare post bid package for operations.Communicate estimate bid information to field operations at estimator handoff meetings to ensure understanding of scope of job and critical means and methods of construction.Support Project Managers as needed to ensure control of construction costs and maintain integrity of bid.The above list is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of this position.Work Experience:Must have 5 years or more years as an Estimator in the field of Civil or HWY Construction.Education:Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, Architecture, or equivalent related work experience.Skills:Proficient skills in:MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)AGTEK Take-offBlue-Beam Take-offPrimavera Scheduling softwareAdvanced knowledge of Estimating software - HCSS (Heavy Bid) PreferredAdvanced knowledge of civil engineering principlesAdvanced knowledge of construction principlesExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsAdvanced knowledge of agency (U)DBE requirementsInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Concord , Civil Construction Chief Estimator, Professions , Concord, California

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