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Estimator I- Water Resources

Company: Southland Holdings
Location: Denton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Heavy Civil Junior Construction Estimator Southland Holdings is seeking an Jr. Estimator to join our fast growing team here at Southland! We are a multi-faceted industry leader and through our family of companies making up one of the world's largest heavy civil construction firms.Duties:Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to a particular bid/project as assignedReview proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimatePerform Risk and Contract Management responsibilities as required, review/incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figuresPrepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of workConsult with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issuesMay review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materialsObtain knowledge of project and appropriate regulations required to construct the project to meet affirmative action requirements and DBE requirements, review list of work to be performed by subcontractorsReview final estimate and apply strategic cost factors if necessaryPrepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bid. Set productive, consistent, and acceptable work example.Qualifications:1+ years of estimating experience is preferredBachelor's degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education/experience if no degree Attention to detailHave the ability to visualize the finished product from the drawings and other documents provided.Familiarity with construction work and terminology.Good basic mathematical comprehension.Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.Be a self-motivated enthusiastic team player willing to work with others and adopt new ideas and methods.Good computer skills including an operating knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.Familiarity with Sage estimating, project scheduling software (MS Project or Primavera) and databases will be an advantage.We offer full-time employee benefits - Aggressive pay, relocation assistance, Health/Dental/Vision/Life & 401K company match, a great paid holidays/vacation plan. Employee Referral Program.For more than 100 years, hard-working, honest, and innovative people have been building what has become Southland Holdings. We combine the strengths of six infrastructure construction companies that share a dedication to building critical infrastructure projects which improve the environment and the lives of those around us.Companies Johnson Bros. Corporation, Heritage Materials, Oscar Renda Contracting, American Bridge, Southland Contracting Inc., Mole ConstructorsSouthland Holdings is an EEO employer - M/F/D/VOVD9XTRPu2

Keywords: Southland Holdings, Denton , Estimator I- Water Resources, Professions , Denton, Texas

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