Estimator - Heavy Civil

Flatiron Constructors   •  

San Marcos, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 266 days ago

This job is no longer available.

As an Estimator for Heavy Civil projects in our San Diego, California office you will prepare and/or coordinate complete estimates including analyzing specifications, proposals, takeoffs and other documentation to prepare estimates.  

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to a particular bid/project as assigned
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Assist in preparation of bid schedules of projects being estimated
  • 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 withother 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.
  • 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
  • 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 Flatiron’s company values and strategic plan
  • Support published corporate policies
  • Perform additional assignments per management’s direction

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 5years estimating or related experience.
  • 10 years related experience if not degreed in a related field of study.
  • Minimum 2years of Structures or Earthwork Estimating for heavy civil projects. (Highway, Rail, Bridge or Airport infrastructure)
  • Experience with HCSS Heavy Bid Estimating Software preferred

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