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Estimator

at Cantera Concrete in Lowell, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

The Estimator is responsible for preparing sections of construction estimates including the soliciting and evaluation of subcontractor bids and scopes of work, preparing quantity take-offs, reviewing project plans and specifications for all categories of work. The Estimator must be a flexible and adaptable team player, as well as have strong communication and client service skills.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Responsible for posting of addenda

· Collaborate with the Estimating team to resolve a request for information

· Manage vendor solicitation

· Coordinate initial Subcontractor contacts

· Lead quantity take-offs

· Updating or posting of plans and specifications (in-house and in online subcontractor planroom)

· Generate and manage tab sheets

· Create tab sheets for subcontractor quotes and bid leveling that encompass the complete scope of work

· Manage to price as directed, specifically self-perform

· Work with the Project Director and project team to create the bid packaging documents

· Writing of scopes of work

· Other duties as assigned

JOB SKILLS & ABILITIES GUIDELINES:

- Knowledge and efficiency in Cantera software

- Desire to learn and grow

- Strong math/accounting skills

- Ability to meet critical deadlines

- Functions effectively as part of a team

- Dependability

- Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

- Ability to understand and follow directions

- Good time management skills and organizational skills

- Ability to read drawings and specifications

Ability to accurately obtain quantities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

· Education degree with related experience on a one to one basis

· Minimum of two (2) year of Concrete industry experience and/or four (4) years of industry experience

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Job Posting: 2981829

Posted On: Jul 14, 2021

Updated On: Oct 12, 2021