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Senior Estimator

Company: Precision Build Solutions LLC
Location: Gibsonton
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

*****Minimum -5 years' experience -estimating heavy steel for complex bridge or tank projects required. ****Responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates for small to large, often complex projects as required per customer's bid documents to provide a complete written proposal, along with inclusions, exclusions, specific notes, and qualifications as applicable. Essential duties and responsibilities

Reviews and interprets requests for quotes (RFQ's).Reviews estimates for completeness and accuracy. Reviews and understands bid documents, including all specifications and scope of work. Executes take-offs from design (contract) drawings. Inputs take-offs into Trimble Tekla EPM (formerly known as FabSuite) and/or Excel templates. -Proficient in email communication. This position is heavily-reliant on emailing for a written record of events.Learns and adheres to the company's estimating procedure. - Obtains and reviews vendor pricing for materials, subcontract services, etc. and files all relevant electronic information in digital quote folders.Prepares cost estimate analysis and captures all applicable costs incurred from the fabrication of steel components. Generates proposals based on clearly stated assumptions and company standards, even when detailed information is lacking. - Informs immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items. Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, etc. Attends departmental meetings as required. Qualifications
Education: BS in Construction Management/Construction Sciences/Engineering OR in lieu of education, the equivalent combination of technical training and related steel construction experience. Must have a minimum of 5 years working experience at a steel fabricator estimating heavy steel for complex bridge or tank projects.Basic math skills.Accurate and detailed oriented.Must have the aptitude for the comprehensive reading of plan drawings and the ability to interpret project specifications.Working knowledge of field operations and project management is a plus.Must be self-motivated and self-sufficient who can apply these skills directly to estimates and constructability, to generate competitive bids. Ability to present oneself as professional, innovative, and creative.Able to foster a positive professional work environment both onsite with trade partners and in the office with co-workers.Ability to handle many tasks successfully, even within tight time constraints. Software Requirements: MS Windows, Excel (Proficient level), Word, and Outlook. - AutoCAD preferred but not required.Understand, or have the motivation and ability to learn, the AISC codes and guidelines, AISC Code of Standard Practice, AWS D1.1, AWS D1.5, and ASME Code.Experience with Trimble Tekla EPM and Bluebeam is preferred.Competencies for Success
Ability to complete tasks with self-sufficiency.Analytical skills to gather and analyze information skillfully and comprehend complex information. Problem solving skills to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.Communication skills to convey information clearly and efficiently via oral discussion and/or email communication. Planning/Organizing skills to prioritize duties and use time efficiently.Quality work demonstrated through accuracy and thoroughness, confirmed via self-monitoring. Adaptability to changes in the work environment, frequent changes to work plans, delays or other unexpected events.Dependability reflected in consistency of habits; arriving at work on time, following instructions, responding to management direction, and soliciting feedback for performance improvement.Adherence to all company safety and security procedures. Bilingual (Spanish/English) abilities would be helpful but are not required.Work Conditions
Team environment; collaborative support among multi-generational estimators, some with many decades of experience. - Consideration given to an out of state, seasoned employee, to work -remotely.Shop visits as required (1 shop same location as office, other shop -12 miles away).Some travel may be required for pre-bid site visits or other reasons.Sitting for extended periods of time.Reporting--- Day to day operations report to Estimating/Division Manager.Powered by JazzHR

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