Job Description

Our client, located in the Greater Washington, DC area, has an immediate need for a Mid Level Civil Construction Estimator position with infrastructure experience.

Duties Include:

  • Coordinates total estimating effort relevant to project assigned
  • Rail/Transit design and construction a plus
  • Reviews construction documents including proposal specifications and drawings
  • Attends pre-bid meetings to fully understand scope of work to bid
  • Inputs take-off quantities into estimating software
  • Search and analyze most cost effective means and methods of construction
  • Obtains pricing for materials
  • Prepares bids by coordinating with and selecting vendors and subcontractors to determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bid
  • Prepares cost analysis in computer by itemizing material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items
  • Where predetermined standard(s) are not available, makes an estimate and qualifications
  • Follow awarded contracts as assigned; may include estimating extra work items, change orders or credits
  • Informs the immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in bid document
  • Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.
  • Advises all necessary parties of major changes to scope of work
  • Once project complete debriefing with estimating, engineering and production teams to discuss the outcome
  • Maintain back up files and working documents for all estimated figures including current, accurate information and costs from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Attends departmental meetings as required
  • Photocopies documents and plans

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Washington DC
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