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Construction Estimator/Industrial Plant Build/Atlanta

Construction Estimator/Industrial Plant Build/Atlanta

Job Description

Construction Estimator/Industrial Plant Build/Atlanta, GA

General Purpose: Prepare cost estimates for manufacturing, construction projects, or engineering services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of construction or service.

Responsibilities & Duties
• Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments or construction supervision to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
• Analyze blueprints, construction drawings and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates
• Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors
• Confer with engineers, designers, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
• Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work
• Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project
• Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops
• Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
• Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost reduction
• Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to construct or sub-contract components
• Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors
• Establish and maintain tendering process, and conduct negotiations
• Work within company policy as outlined in the Lauren Engineers & Constructors Employee Handbook and in compliment with the LEC Human Resources Policy Manual, LEC Safety Manual and OSHA Safety rules
• Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Required Education
• Bachelor's degree in  Engineering (or similar field of study)

Required Experience
• 2 or more years of formal estimating experience on industrial projects

Required Skills/Licenses/Certifications
• Critical thinking
• Communication at multiple levels
• Decision making
• Resource management
• Problem solving
• Read, write and communicate using English language sufficient to perform job functions (other preferences will be given for special language skills where there is a business need)

Supervisory Responsibility
• This position has functional supervisory responsibility over the work of others

Physical Demands & Working Conditions
The overall nature of the position is sedentary in nature requiring little physical effort and occasional light physical exertion. There is little, if any, exposure to environmental conditions.
• The constant physical demands of the position are talking and hearing.
• The frequent physical demands of the position are sitting, standing and walking.
• The occasional physical demands of the position are carrying, pushing, pulling, handling, repetitive motions, and eye/hand/foot coordination.

Travel Requirement
• This position requires occasional over-the-road and air travel

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Construction
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation Yes
Industry Construction
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 6789-ATL
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Construction Estimator/Industrial Plant Build/Atlanta

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