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Estimator / Civil Construction / Earthwork

Top Notch Personnel Wichita ,KS
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $55,000 to $85,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, 401k, dental
Job Description

Able to see the big picture & how all the small pieces add up to make that happen? Looking for someone that is serious about working with & for a local family owned & operated company.
 This is not for the person who wants to see behind the desk all day but knows how to meet with the clients, get things processed & filed away, communicate with team & be able to schedule selves & jobs within company timeline.

Seeing big & small all at the same time as well as knowing your stuff is key here. It's like being Doctor Strange kinda & seeing all the different dimensions at once. This is who we are looking for!!

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to a particular bid/project as assigned
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Maintain the bid process, track bidders and ensure adequate coverage
  • Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work
  • Consult with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates.
  • May review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials
  • Work with Estimating team, Senior management, owners and subcontractors to get consensus regarding proposed bids
  • Also assist the operations team with project setup, handoff, and management.
  • Obtain knowledge of project and appropriate regulations required to construct the project.
  • Review list of work to be performed by subcontractors
  • Review final estimate and apply strategic cost factors if necessary
  • Monitor client changes and advise the estimating team of all changes in scope during the estimate period
  • Partner with other estimators to turn project over to Project management team
  • Follow awarded contracts as assigned – may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits
  • Advise on major changes in scope of work
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current/accurate information on prices from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Search and analyze options for most effective means and methods of construction
  • Understand best value approach to winning new work
  • Prepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bid
  • Perform additional assignments per management’s direction

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 3 to 5 years estimating or related experience
  • 8 years related experience in leui of degree
  • Minimum 2 years of Structures or Earthwork Estimating for heavy civil projects

Experience:

  • Construction Estimating: 3 years (Required)
  • Estimating: 3 years (Required)
  • Previous experience in the field or in utility services
  • Ability to work overtime as required
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen

ONLY QUALIFIED applicants will receive interviews.

Company Description
Top Notch Personnel is the premier staffing firm in Wichita, KS. Many of our clients have been doing business with us and our recruiters for 20+ years. We have years of experience placing top candidates into rewarding entry-level, supervisory & professional level careers.

We focus on identifying and recruiting top talent for construction, clerical, customer service, manufacturing, and warehousing positions but work in a variety of industries. Our 4 recruiters have over 35 combined years of experience in matching candidates with clients.

Top Notch Personnel

Why Work Here?

Great company, great people, great owner!

Top Notch Personnel is the premier staffing firm in Wichita, KS. Many of our clients have been doing business with us and our recruiters for 20+ years. We have years of experience placing top candidates into rewarding entry-level, supervisory & professional level careers. We focus on identifying and recruiting top talent for construction, clerical, customer service, manufacturing, and warehousing positions but work in a variety of industries. Our 4 recruiters have over 35 combined years of experience in matching candidates with clients.

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787 N West St
Wichita, KS
USA

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