Jul 30 Estimator
Construction - Dallas, TX
Assist with the preparation and construction of various level of design/detail estimates and estimate reviews associated with the requirements of the program’s construction needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Create and maintain reports to accurately reflect current budgets, encumbrances, invoices and committed costs; projected-to-go or cost-to-complete estimates; budget variances; cash flow projections; and schedule of values for individual projects.
- Perform accurate quantity surveys for all types of construction systems and materials.
- Assist with the preparation of detailed cost estimates for all types of projects.
- Maintain a library of historical labor rates, equipment rental rates, and material cost.
- Assist with the maintenance and conformance of existing databases and libraries.
- Assist with the intake, distribution, and archiving of estimating assignments.
- Assist with the review of proposed change documents and pricing as assigned.
- Assist with project document constructability reviews.
- Attend meetings as assigned.
- Make site visits with project/construction management as appropriate.
- Performs work in a safe manner and actively encourage others to comply with safety rules and regulations.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential 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/or Experience
- Must have a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Engineering, Architecture, Building Construction from a four-year college or university.
- Must have two (2) years of significant quantity survey and pricing experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Prior experience as a project or field engineer desirable.
Skills and Competencies required to perform tasks:
- Ability to read and interpret both drawn and written construction documents.
- Ability to interface with various construction software applications.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively and efficiently write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to speak effectively before individual and groups of project stakeholders.
- Ability to apply mathematical concepts including arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, and probability to practical situations as required.
- Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
- Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (drafting standards, formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) as required.
- Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
- Ability to perform under pressure and evaluate the situation and make an accurate, timely decision.
- Ability to lift and transport fifty pounds safely.
- All program office personnel
- Construction design and estimating service providers
- Contracting teams
Relevant Knowledge Base:
- Knowledge of estimating software, computer digitizers, and other equipment
- Knowledge of the organizational structure of the company
Essential Equipment and Software Requirement:
- Advance knowledge of all Microsoft Suites specifically Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
- Working knowledge of Construction Management Software, Primavera P6 and EVM software and principals
Essential Equipment and Software Requirements:
- Advance knowledge of all Microsoft Suites, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Working knowledge of Construction Management Software
- Working knowledge of Estimating Software
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.