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537 Construction Estimator $100,000 - $125,000

Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Job Type

Full-time

Workspace

On-site

About the Role

Job Description

Skills: 3-5 years’ experience in concrete and civil construction, APWA, KCMO/MODOT/KOT standard specs, commercial concrete construction

Requirements

537

Qualifications:

The Construction Estimator will be responsible for projects with significant construction risks; ensuring that the company reads the plans correctly, has the proper calculations, adheres to design specifications, and creates solutions to maximize financial strength and minimize cost overruns. The Estimator will work on a variety of projects from municipalities to private clients.


Must have 3-5 years’ experience in concrete and civil construction to apply.


Must be familiar with APWA, KCMO/MODOT/KOT standard specs


Must have commercial concrete construction experience



Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Prepare Project estimates in B2W

  • Accurately set up each job in the bidding software

  • Correctly reading and interpreting blueprints and specifications and agenda’s

  • Prepare Takeoff quantities in Plan swift and Microsoft excel templates

  • Provide an overrun/underrun comparison for self-performed items of work

  • Be prepared for bid reviews

  • Compile Sub and Supplier quotes. Utilize the quote subsystem in estimating software for comparisons

  • Price project on bid date and submit bid closing summary to PA

  • Recommend final margin

  • Pricing should take advantage of overruns and underruns when possible

  • Establishing and setting priorities according to your workload

  • Estimate up to $5mil/project and can handle multiple projects averaging $750K

  • Producing timely and accurate estimates through use of our estimating software

  • Producing 3-4 complete estimates per week, with multiple in the pipeline

  • Providing timely and accurate material take offs

  • Become intimately familiar with plans & specifications for the Project

  • Develop a complete understanding of our bid, bid assumptions, budget, SCA’s & P.O.’s

  • Develop a good “big picture” understanding of the Project


Skills:


  • Strong math skills

  • Extreme attention to detail

  • Self-starter & ability to make decisions independently

  • Ability to multi-task without impacting attention to detail or quality of the final product

  • Proven record of successful projects

  • Extensive experience in Estimating software, Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel skills

  • Highest level of professionalism & ethics

  • Excellent time management abilities

  • Leadership skills

  • Written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to make decisions in the best interest of the company.


Benefits:


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

Compensation package: Profit sharing


About the Company

We are located in Kansas City, Kansas, United States

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