Job Openings >> Estimator
Location:Kansas City, MO
Department:Construction Management

Westaff is currently seeking a experience Estimator within the civil construction industry

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete quantity take-offs and summations of materials proposal comparisons and estimate summary sheets
  • Prepare detailed scope of works for all construction trades
  • Solicit trade partners and obtain their bid estimates, and time projections for preparing vendor proposal comparisons and estimate summary sheets
  • Transmits addenda and other bid information to subcontractors
  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic.
  • Work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Attend pre-construction meetings to gather all pertinent data

Education / Experience:

  • Approximately 4+ years Estimating Heavy Civil Construction projects with an emphasis on underground utilities, concrete and earthwork.
  • Current Driver license
  • Experience/familiarity with building and estimating techniques and software: ISqFt, ICE/Bid2Win, On-Screen Takeoff (OST), Bluebeam/PDF, Google Earth
  • Understand and price principles such as material cost, job durations, crew rates, concrete mix designs, admixtures, curing, cold and hot weather procedures for concrete placing and finishing, formwork systems, etc
  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related degree preferred

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