has grown steadily to become one of ENR Top 50 General Contractor, Construction Manager and Design-Builder. Founded in 1916 in Detroit, Michigan, we have a long and distinguished history of service in the construction industry.
Steady growth, a strong financial status and a commitment to quality have put Walbridge in the unique position of being able to provide customers with construction services throughout North America as well as worldwide.
Our expertise in the construction industry has been utilized in many diverse markets including healthcare, institutional, research and development, education, commercial office building, municipal, hotel/retail, public works, automotive, industrial and Federally funded facilities.
We have an immediate opening for a position located in Charlotte, N. C. or Greenvilee, S. C.
Primary Functions & Duties:
Prepare contract proposal estimates for mechanical work, including the determination of applicable project plans and specifications.
Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope
of work and required contents of estimate.
Develop a complete job general conditions estimate
Prepare mechanical estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work. Prepare preliminary schedules and competitive bids
Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
May review design options and recommend best solution based on
cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials.
Lean Construction Initiatives (elimination of waste, 5S, logistics)
Interpret bid documents (drawings, technical specifications, front end documents, etc. to determine scope of work and contents of estimate
Write Requests for Information
Prepare budgets, bulletin estimates and process bulletins
Prepare an estimate review which includes overhead and profit
Plan and develop a project schedule from bid document information and effectively communicate it
Develop and implement a successful Design/Build bidding strategy
Understand design risks associated with Design Build for both designer and major subcontractors
Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work
Develop a Bid Package procurement strategy for a project
Develop front end documents for a Bid Package
Manage/coordinate design to a budget
Review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, and/or availability of materials
Develop and implement a successful CM proposal Strategy
Knowledge of contract structure and law that is sufficient to properly evaluate subcontractor’s requests for revisions to “standard" language
Understanding of Insurance and bonding issues as it relates to both standard (GC & CM) and special (Design-Build, full service, etc.) contracts
Negotiate extra work quotations with Customers
Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
“NO RECRUITERS / AGENCIES PLEASE"
- 4 year engineering degree or equivalent combinations technical training and/or experience.
- 3-5 years estimating and/or engineering experience
- Mechanical design build experience
- Advanced knowledge of plumbing, HVAC and process piping work, estimating techniques and cost control, plus ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems essential. Read specifications and drawings
- Communication, presentation, and teaching skills (written / oral)
- Knowledge of the Construction Specifications Institute’s (CSI) divisions, Federal, State and Local Health and Safety regulations and how they affect the cost of a project
Individuals applying for this position should be able to multi task and work in a fast paced work environment and be willing to work overtime as needed. The right individual will have the opportunity to grow with the position. Pay commensurate with experience.
- Medical Insurance (PPO and HDHP coupled with a HSA option)
- Dental Insurance
- 401(k) Plan + Match
- Flexible Spending Account – Dependent and Medical Reimbursement
- Vacation / Holidays
EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V
- Free Parking
- A fast-paced, challenging, fun and rewarding career