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Roadway Estimator - Civil Construction

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH129730
  • Location: USA, North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Sector: Build, Site Management & Planning, Built Environment
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/07/2018

General Description
At least 5 years of civil construction estimating experience, with an emphasis on highway interchanges, drainage systems, roads, and bridges.

Key Duties
Experience working for a General Contractor as an estimator bidding on DOT or heavy highway projects required.
Estimating projects which typically range from 5 million to 50 million dollars.
Estimating self-performed work and pricing the labor, equipment, and material costs.
Working knowledge of construction assemblies and all project phases.
Ability to produce accurate estimates from conceptual and schematic drawings.
Ability to produce detailed, final contract estimates.
Ability to assess site exposures/construction risks and be able to appropriately analyze cost and reflect these in an estimate.
Ability to identify constructability issues through the estimating process.
Ability to identify value-engineering alternatives.
Ability to work as a team.
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.
Working experience on HCSS software a plus.
Qualification Requirements


General
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as an Estimator. A four-year degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or equivalent required. Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with management and fellow employees. Experience working for a General Contractor as an estimator bidding on DOT or heavy highway projects between $5M and $50M required. This position requires you to be experienced in estimating bridges and /or grading and utilities of D.O.T. projects. Typical projects are bridges, interstate rehabs, highway replacements, concrete paving, and airport projects. Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an Estimator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Regularly required to sit and/or stand during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day.
Employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend, walk, crouch, and climb.
Ability to lift, on a frequent basis, at least 25 pounds and carry up to 15 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Continuous mental attention required to complete tasks in an efficient manner.
Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that an Estimator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Work is performed indoors.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Medical & Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • Long Term Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Additional Benefits including wellness coaching, etc.

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