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Chief Estimator for Excavation/Utility Contractor (Frederick)

5294 Agro Drive

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compensation: Competitive Salary commensurate with experience
employment type: full-time

Chief Estimator For Excavation/Utility Contractor
As the Estimator you will:

· Review plans and specifications to prepare detailed estimates

· Prepare construction budgets and timelines

· Research competitive pricing with suppliers and negotiate terms

· Research and acquire sub-contractors through competitive quotes, negotiate terms

· Develop project estimates with consideration for erosion control, clearing, excavation, water-sewer storm drains, storm water management, curb and site concrete, stone base and asphalt paving

· Generate spreadsheets detailing bids and estimates

· Compile bid packages and proposals

· Develop and maintain strong vendor relationships and business partnerships

· Maintain and adjust estimations to assist Project Management team members

· Assist the change order process as needed

· Support clients in reviewing and sharing project goals, changes and progresses

The ideal candidate will have:

· HS Diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree in construction estimating or related field experience is a plus. Civil Engineer a plus.

· 5+ years’ experience in excavation/utility construction estimating

· Proficiency in MS Office and ability to assimilate proprietary software platforms

· Ability to use a digitizer for bids and estimates

· Agtek Estimating software proficiency strongly preferred but not required

· Experience with commercial and residential projects, means and methods

· Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

· Critical thinking skills, able to problem solve and make effective decisions quickly

· Interpersonal skills, ability to communicate professionally and with persuasion in negotiations

· Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

· Initiative and a desire to grow with the company

This position offers:

· Competitive Salary commensurate with experience

· Company Vehicle

· Health/Dental/Vision, Short and Long-term disability, Life, AD and D Insurances

· PTO (paid time off), Paid Holidays (6), 401k Retirement plan with company match up to 3% and 100% vesting after one year.

· Secure long-term job with a successful, growing, independently-owned business with great employee morale and retention
Related keywords: project manager, construction, estimator, assistant project manager, project engineer, construction project manager, excavator operator, erosion control, assistant construction manager

Job Type: Full-time


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

10 Hour Shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday

Bachelor's (Preferred)

Construction Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)
Auto Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)
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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7314922354


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