Construction Estimator

Post Date

Apr 10, 2024

Location

Maryville,
Illinois

ZIP/Postal Code

62062
US
Jul 25, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type

Perm

Category

Engineering (Non IT)

Req #

DGO-688736

Pay Rate

$108k - $162k (estimate)

Job Description

The Construction Project Estimator will be a vital role and in addition to our management team, work duties will include preconstruction and hard bid estimating. We are seeking hardworking, motivated individuals who are looking for a challenging and rewarding career rebuilding and expanding our infrastructure. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assist with managing and updating a log of potential construction opportunities; including evaluations of projects to determine applicability to our core competencies
- Efficiently and accurately perform construction takeoffs, calculation, and assembly of data.
- Develop a cohesive estimate structure supported by achievable preliminary work plans.
- Communicate with and expand subcontractor & supplier database.
- Negotiates the best deal for the company, factoring in safety, cost, quality & diversity
- Evaluates risks & determines risk mitigation strategies
- Manage construction projects, clients & field supervisors
- Perform preliminary project scheduling activates & pre-job planning.

We are a company committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments where people can bring their full, authentic selves to work every day. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that believes everyone matters. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic factors, age, disability, protected veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to [email protected].

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Required Skills & Experience

- 5+ years of construction experience in the Civil Construction field including the ability to read and understand civil plans and specifications
- Fluent with Microsoft Office and Excel
- Experience with estimating software including HCSS Heavy Bid/ Heavy job
- Experience with construction plan take-off software

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

- Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management or related field
- Experience with DOT's and public agencies preferred

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.