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Senior Construction Estimator

Evansville, IN 47719

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Industry Job Number: 7813 Pay Rate: 85,000

Senior Construction Estimator

Do you offer experience as a Construction Estimator? If so, you may want to apply to this job position located in Evansville, Indiana. In this job role, you will prepare cost estimates for large civil underground construction projects; i.e., subway tunnels, mine shafts, etc., and across multiple industries and locations. This position reports to the Estimator Manager.

Top Reason to Work with Us?

  • Established over a century ago, a leader in heavy construction projects
  • Knowledgeable and experienced engineering teams
  • Projects that offer challenge and depth
  • Work/life balance in an industry that typically doesn’t provide it

What is in it for you?

  • Opportunity to work on a broad range of underground construction projects
  • Opportunity for travel
  • Full benefits that include Medical plan options, Dental, Vision, 401K and more

What will you be doing?

  • Assist with organizing and managing the bid process
  • Review and analyze bid documents to develop project labor, materials, and equipment requirements and costs
  • Travel to attend pre-bid meetings and site visits while establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients, engineers, and consultants
  • Consult with suppliers and subcontractors during the bidding process to determine costs
  • Assist with the technical proposals and presentations
  • Assist with the preparation of post-bid work plans, procurement, scheduling, and cost control
  • Actively participate in production tracking and post-job analysis
  • Assist with maintaining date base of historical estimates and project information records

What do you need for this position?

  • A Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Construction Management is required
  • 5+ years’ experience in heavy civil  construction, with a preference for underground construction
  • Ability to apply engineering applications and construction practices
  • Previous experience estimating, project scheduling, and technical writing is required
  • Strong technical experience with Civil Estimating software application, HeavyBid HCSS
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient in using Primavera P6
  • Field Engineering experience is a plus
  • Effective written communication, verbal communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks and manage those tasks concurrently within firm timelines
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents including contracts, specifications, and drawings
  • Attention to detail with an emphasis on time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to function effectively within a team atmosphere
  • Travel 20-25% with some overnight travel
  • Ability and willingness to visit sites (mines and tunnels) within an underground environment

Jackie Davis

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