Estimator

Colas USA   •  

Anchorage, AK

Industry: Manufacturing

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 77 days ago

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Colaska, Inc. is committed to offering ongoing training and development for our employees and management. Our unique combination of local leadership, teamwork and the backing of our parent companies places in the hands of our customers a powerful tool with which to do business. By providing unparalleled customer satisfaction, superior service and the highest quality products, Colaska remains committed to achieving its ultimate goal...being a leader in the construction industry. Maintaining high standards of quality and customer satisfaction has allowed us to enjoy tremendous growth and will allow us to continue to thrive and prosper.

TYPICAL DUTIES:
- Study project proposal specifications, job site, and drawings to determine scope of work
- Take-off and calculate quantities
- Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports into unit and man-hour figure
- Determine method of construction to be used, and accurately estimate required labor, equipment and materials to construct project
- Set-up bid in Heavy Bid
- Attend pre-bid meeting, agency clarification and/or requirements
- Set-up job budgets, information sheet, subcontracts and purchase orders
- Prepare bid proposal for submittal
- Track awarded contracts as required including customer service, negotiations, change orders, and progress/final billings

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE EDUCATION & SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Engineering or Construction Technology Degree or equivalent combination technical training and/or related experience
- 5 years estimating, controls and/or engineering related experience
- Above average math skills
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Ability to comprehend project plans and specifications
- Knowledge of construction labor and equipment practices and production
- Analyze project plans and specifications and produce a complete estimate
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Computer skills (Heavy Bid, Heavy Job, Excel, Word, JD Edwards or equal).