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Estimator

Virginia Beach - Virginia - United States

Job Description

Job Description

The Estimator is responsible for quantifying & pricing in coordination with the District Managers, Joint Venture Partners and Lane Estimating team.

Responsibilities:

Including but not limited to:

  • Quantify project components assigned by the leading estimator using conventional methods and Agtek
  • Visit project to understand site conditions/restrictions
  • Accurately utilize project plans and specifications to interpret and decipher scopes of work
  • Assess scopes of work to assign crews (labor and equipment), productions, schedules, materials and subcontracting opportunities to compile and establish pricing to cover project-related work activities from project commencement to completion
  • Work with the estimating team bidding the project to build the estimate, then price assigned items in HCSS HEAVY Bid and quantify various scopes of work by utilizing Agtek
  • Work on a preliminary project schedule based on the information provided in the plans and specifications utilizing Primavera P6 or Primavera Contractor software
  • Work with the team to close the estimate
  • Coordinate with sub-contractors & suppliers about resources needed for project
  • Assist in creating, organizing and maintaining vendors and subcontractors lists in order to facilitate quotes for projects 
  • Actively communicate with DOTs, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure projects’ minority goals are being regularly met
  • Communicate and follow-up with subcontractors and suppliers to solicit quotations for each project
  • Enter quotations (pricing) from subcontractors/suppliers into HCSS estimates
  • Research pricing for estimates based on historical and regional costs
  • Research new bidding opportunities and newly advertised projects within the division’s territory
  • Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values
  • And other duties as assigned

     

     

    Qualifications:

  • 4-year BS Degree in Civil Engineering or a similar discipline is required
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience as an Estimator or office/field engineer
  • Experience in all aspects of heavy/highway work preferred
  • HCSS, Agtek and Primavera P6 experience is strongly preferred
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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Job Attributes

Req Code

579

Category

Estimating

Job Type

Full-Time

Location

Virginia Beach - Virginia - United States