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Estimator Industrial Construction

Stevens Engineers & Constructors, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Stevens Engineers & Constructors has an excellent opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Estimator to join our Canonsburg Operations Team. The ideal candidate will have estimating experience for industrial construction projects in the steel, chemical, power, and gas & oil markets for the purpose of bidding on projects or negotiating contracts to perform the construction work. The Estimator position is responsible for creating accurate and complete estimates, based on both conceptual design ideas and complete design documents. Experience in piping estimating is preferred.

The ideal candidate will also have a client focus approach and will work well independently and as part of the project team.


Develops scope for bid packages after reading, reviewing, and studying construction documents (specifications, plans, addendum's, RFIs) for the purpose of understanding the design intent and constructability of the project.

Prepares estimates with the proper level of detail for all design stages: Conceptual, Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documents.

Assists with maintaining the estimating cost data base to ensure costs are up to date.

Consults with clients, project team members, subcontractors, and material suppliers to discuss and formulate estimates, effect cost reductions, and resolve issues.

Studies specifications to assist the operations team in planning procedures for construction on basis of starting and completion times and staffing requirements for each phase of construction.

Researches construction documents and analyzes specifications to determine estimated costs.

Works with the operations team throughout the preconstruction process in reviewing plans and specifications for constructability issues and determining general requirements on the project.

Reviews design documents for proper information to receive accurate pricing from subcontractors and suppliers, generates acceptable value engineering ideas, and prepares life-cycle costing.

Prepares quantity take-offs and estimates costs of materials, labor, and use of equipment required to fulfill all provisions of the contract.

Understands how to create proper bid packages and works with the design team on the information required in each package to assure complete bids and giving the field team the right information needed to start construction or maintain the project schedule.

Reviews subcontractor and supplier bids for conformity to contract requirements and determines acceptable bids.

Presents and explains project budgets to clients, designers, and operations teams.

Maintain files of working documents as back-up for the estimate, including current information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.

Support other estimating unit personnel as needed, which would include but not limited to assistance with computer work and preparation of one or more discipline estimates.

Research, negotiate and prepare purchase orders and subcontract for awarded projects, including obtaining the necessary insurance requirements.

Prepare internal job setup documentation, including Award of Contract form, code of accounts, quantity sheet and copy estimate file.

Participate in pre-job meeting with project management personnel.

Stevens Engineers & Constructors, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Stevens offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, along with an excellent benefit package.

EXPERIENCE COMMITMENT QUALITY STEVENS Engineers & Constructors is a team of dedicated professionals supported by trained and experienced craftsman. The Industrial Construction and Engineering industry is built and delivered on the foundation of transparency, honesty, and integrity our customers have come to expect. STEVENS specializes in heavy rigging, civil concrete, earthwork, demolition and excavation. We also have expertise in the following: structural steel erection, mechanical equipment setting and alignment, construction management and plant maintenance, including shutdown and turnaround services. As a sole-source provider of design/build services, we have effectively merged outstanding technical, engineering, construction and management expertise to better enable our clients, large and small, to overcome their most challenging project obstacles. STEVENS is vested, start to finish, to ensure that our clients' projects are safe and successful. Stevens Engineers & Constructors, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic or category. We are proud to be a Drug Free Workplace that places Safety First.


150 Technology Drive, Canonsburg, PA 15317
Pittsburgh, PA