Lead Structural Concrete Estimator

  • Flatiron
  • San Marcos, CA
  • Mar 19, 2019
Design

Job Description



Flatiron

Location: San Marcos, CA
Duration: Full-time Regular
Department: Estimating
# of Openings: 1
Req #: 3392


Description

As the Lead Structural Concrete Estimator, you will have the opportunity to prepare structural steel & concrete estimates for water & wastewater construction projects. You will prepare and/or coordinate complete estimates including analyzing specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare estimates and preparing portions of contract proposal estimates, to include the determination of applicable project plans and specifications.

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
  • Organize estimating team to prepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bid
  • Perform or assist 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
  • Monitor client addendum and advise the estimating team on changes during the estimate period
  • Prepare or assist bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors
  • 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
  • Partner with other estimators to turn project over to production team
  • Follow awarded contracts as assigned - may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits
  • 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
  • Support published corporate policies
  • Perform additional assignments per management's direction

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 10+ years related experience OR 14+ years related experience if no degree in a related field
  • Water, Wastewater Construction experience is required
  • Expert knowledge of HCSS Heavy Bid or similar Estimating Software


Benefits

Some of the benefits you can expect as a Flatiron employee are:
  • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
  • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
  • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
  • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Flatiron is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.

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