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Sr. Estimator - Heavy Civil - FL
Requisition ID: 144537Job Level: Senior LevelHome District/Group: Southeast DistrictDepartment: EstimatingMarket: IndustrialEmployment Type: Full TimePosition OverviewThis is a staff position reporting to the Lead Estimator. You will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing and interpreting Contract Documents (specifications, drawings, and reference information) to develop detailed, comprehensive cost estimates for various projects throughout Kiewit's markets. Also, able to make assumptions based on experience with detailed plans are not provided and front end estimating is performed based on conceptual level designs.District OverviewKiewit's Southeast District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include building bridges, airports, mass transit systems, canals, dams, pump stations or tunnels. Although most of our work is regionally based in the southeast region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the east coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.LocationThis location is based in Orlando, FL.ResponsibilitiesThis is a staff position reporting to a Lead Estimator.Estimating functions and associated workflows in a team environment.Reviewing, analyzing and interpreting Contract Documents (specifications, drawings, and reference information) to develop detailed, comprehensive cost estimates for large, complex projects.Ensuring estimates and proposals are performed in accordance with company practices and standards.Establish and maintain budget control during Estimating & Preconstruction phases of the project.Coordinate internal and external input required for estimates and proposals.Participating in estimate reviews and presentations to senior management.Assist with training of estimating staff.Develop and maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers throughout the pre-bid process, including solicitation of bids and constructability input.Manage comparisons between self-perform estimates and subcontractor quotes.Prequalification and Proposal assistance functionsPreparing value engineering solutions; including cost, schedule, and Owner benefits.Preparing responses to Request for Qualifications (RFQ's) and Request for Proposals (RFP's).Participating in client interview presentations for negotiated bids.Providing rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimates and phasing schedules.QualificationsDegree in Engineering with an emphasis in Civil, Structural, Construction Management, Drafting or related fields is preferred.2+ years experience in construction/estimatingBackground in hard bid and design build procurementStrong background in Excel as well as Construction Estimating SoftwareCandidates must possess a strong work ethic; good interpersonal skills; demonstrate good organization, verbal and written communication skills; excellent leadership skills.Can travel occasionally and act independently with little or no supervision and as a team player.Results oriented individual with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.Work as a part of a large project team including both in-house inter-discipline engineers and construction superintendents to provide clients the industrys best of both engineering, procurement, and construction.#LI-LM3Other Requirements: Regular, reliable attendance Work productively and meet deadlines timely Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment. Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies. Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required. May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package thats among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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