Construction Estimator Highway - Job Description
Des Moines Iowa Area:
General Highway Contractor is seeking an experienced Estimator to join our team.
Our estimating team prepares hard bid cost estimates and design:build proposals for the largest and most complex projects in Illinois and Iowa area . We utilized advanced onscreen take off and estimating software to streamline the process and provide the most accurate bids.
The Estimating team then works to procure safe high quality suppliers and subcontractors to perform the specialty trades. The Estimating team then works with the Project team to finalize a detailed plan to execute the Project before turning it over. The estimating team is a collaborative environment where everyone works together to chose the jobs we bid, break down the job, prepare the estimate and submit the bid. Collaboration and teamwork allows our estimating team to bid hundreds of millions of dollars worth projects each year.
Your duties will include take off, engineering analysis, subcontractor and supplier outreach, prebid meetings, owner descoping meetings, subcontractor descoping meetings, and project pricing. Each applicant should be able to estimate a job from start to finish with little to no help.
Applicants should have the following qualification
:the abiltiy to analyze plans and specs
:the ability to perform proper take off
:experience dealing with heavy highway construction estimates
:a bachelors degree in a related field
:Be computer literate (experience with Auto Cad and other industry related programs is a plus)
:A desire to work in a team environment and work collaboratively to get the job done.
:Familiarity with DOT work preferred but not necessary.
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|Company:||Keller and Associates|