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The Estimator is responsible for providing project information and estimating costs under the supervision of the Project Manager. Primarily work 8-10 hours per day, five days per week. Travel is required to various job site locations.
- Construction Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Business/Accounting Degree preferred, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
- Proficient with computers and a variety of construction-related software.
- Minimum five (5) years of estimating experience
- Valid Driver’s License
- Capable of working independently with little supervision.
Essential Job Functions:
- Safety: Makes safety a key factor in bidding by including costs of trench boxes, confined space detection, safety meetings, etc., and other project safety needs.
- Maintains current and future project bid lists: Maintains estimating log of current bidding projects and future/potential projects. Assists in looking at WEB pages, newspapers, and other publications for future/potential projects. Obtains plans from owner/engineering firms.
- Collects information for the estimate: Reviews the site with Project Manager to note potential risks. Assists in calculating job quantities.
- Estimating: Studies and understands plans and specifications, including estimating assumptions, production rates, and construction methods. Assists in requesting subcontractor quotes. Obtains bidders list.
Non-Essential Job Functions:
- May perform other duties as needed.
Physical Demand Classification:
- Project Manager is a Light Duty job, according to the Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U.S. Department of Labor and Industry. Light Duty involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects.