• Posted on: May 14, 2024
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Job ID: ef57ac7c
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: May 14, 2024
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Job ID: ef57ac7c
  • Type: Full Time

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The position of Estimator will analyze, prepare and review bids (including earthwork, Underground, stormwater and wet utility) takeoffs and pricing for heavy civil, roadway, highway and bridge projects.

Regular Job Duties

  • Performs quantity take-offs using a complete and detailed understanding of the project scope..
  • Track actual costs relative to bids as the project develops. Track actual commodities pricing for items that may impact cost before bid or during buy-out phase.
  • Consult with clients, vendors and personnel in other departments to discuss project and formulate strategies, estimates and resolve conflict issues.
  • Confer with engineers, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
  • Responsible for through review and understanding of all correspondence required during bidding phase of project including but not limited to: Plans, Specifications, Bid Forms, RFI’s, Clarifications and Addenda.
  • Administer full cycle take-offs and pricing for your assigned divisions, subcontractor coordination, evaluation of skills, bid preparation and submittal of bid.
  • Prepare sub-bid analysis documents for use by project team in qualifying sub-bids and material.
  • Prepare documentation and estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing and scheduling work.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and by sharing knowledge and skill.
  • Maintain a highly organized work environment and manage multiple projects with various bid dates simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge preferred but not required: Hard Dollar, Bluebeam, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Agtek, and HCSS (Heavy Bid)

Required Skills & Experience 

  • 1-10 years of experience as an Estimator working on earthwork, grading or underground projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline is preferred
  • Field operations experience is strongly preferred

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