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Civil Estimator

Company: Jobot
Location: Louisville
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Highly Reputable Paving Company in KY urgently seeks an Estimator or Supervisor!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ron CalhounAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $95,000 - $145,000 per yearA bit about us:Based in the the Louisville, KY, we are an established GC that has been building for almost 20 years! We specialize in Heavy Highway and Paving, including both ground-up and interior renovations. Project types include healthcare, retail, hospitality, SCIF, and range from $1-10M in value size.Due to growth and a ton of new work, we have an immediate need for Estimators and Superintendents. We are hiring Supers with ground-up experience and Supers that specialize in interiors as well.Why join us?We have a stable pipeline of work and offer a strong compensation package including:+ Competitive base salary with bonus opportunities+ Health, vision, dental, life insurance+ 401k with 6% match contribution+ Auto allowance+ Tuition reimbursement programJob DetailsThe Project Estimator is responsible for the preparation of estimates associated with any combination of the following construction areas:Utilities and asphalt paving for site improvements, commercial buildings, apartment and subdivision projectsWastewater and water treatment centersCityscape improvement projectsHeavy Highway or civil construction projects, including DOT projectsGrade and drainThis position will work closely with Project Owners, Vendors, Subcontractors, Project Managers, and Accounting. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a requirement of this position as well as meticulous attention to detail.Job Responsibilities:Work the entire life cycle of a bid from bid invitation to finalizing bid proposal for submission to owner.Analyze and review construction documents: plans, addendums, and specifications.Identify scope of work and perform quantity takeoffs of site, civil, and underground utility work.Conduct project site visits and attend pre-bid site meetings during bidding process to learn scope of work and understand site conditions/restrictions.Solicit and review proposals from material vendors and subcontractors to ensure accuracy, evaluate responses, scope compliance, and make recommendations with regards to the overall project estimate and bid package.Ensure estimates are complete, well organized, and ready for review by management.Develop preliminary construction schedules based on the project information provided in the plans and specifications.Manage multiple projects simultaneously, maintain a highly organized work area, meet critical deadlines, prioritize daily activities, and multitask.Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills with a strong attention to detail.Works hands on and independently, as well as part of the estimating/project management team.Education & Experience:5+ years of experience working for either a Site Contractor bidding on private projects, or a Highway Contractor as an estimator bidding on DOT/heavy highway projects required. Estimating projects which typically range from $100k to $50mBachelor s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related fieldsMust have experience effectively managing the entire bid process from cradle to grave, including mass excavation, concrete structures, highway, bridges, pump stations, drainage systems and underground utilities.Working knowledge of construction assemblies and all project phases.Experience in identify value-engineering alternatives.Ability to identify constructability issues through the estimating process.Ability to assess site exposures/construction risks and appropriately analyze cost and reflect these in an estimate.Ability to produce accurate estimates from conceptual and schematic drawings.Ability to produce detailed, final contract estimates.Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of HCSS, Oman and/or Agtek.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Louisville , Civil Estimator, Professions , Louisville, Kentucky

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