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Estimator

Estimator

Requisition ID 
2016-1394
Job Locations 
US-AZ-Phoenix
Position Type  
Experienced - Full-Time
Category 
Estimating
Division 
Water

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Overview

Archer Western (a member of The Walsh Group) is currently seeking an Estimator for the Arizona Water/Wasterwater Treatment Plant (W/WTP) Business Group located in the Phoenix, AZ area.

The Estimator will support and work with management, operations and estimating staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications. The Estimator shall have extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles. Qualified individuals will have estimating experience with large Heavy Civil, W/WTP, and/or Transportation projects.  Must be confident working with estimating teams on projects of varying sizes, and be capable of estimating hard bid, negotiated and conceptual projects. Individual must be self-motivated, possess strong communication/interpersonal skills and be confident in his/her ability to develop and manage their assigned portion of the estimate.

Archer Western is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Archer Western employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

 

  • Challenging, complex projects
  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want

 

Responsibilities

  • Review project plans, requirements and specifications.
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities to coordinate a team of estimators to develop a large multidisciplinary estimate.
  • Determine labor and equipment costs.
  • Perform accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.
  • Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.
  • Understand project logistics and project schedule.
  • Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.
  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team.
  • Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)
  • Assist with certain post-bid buyouts.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications

  • 4 year degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management (preferred but not required and will consider other majors).
  • 2+ years of construction industry experience (dirt and underground pipe experience a plus).
  • Experience estimating heavy civil/WTP projects.
  • Advanced computer skills with estimating software.
  • Advanced computers skills with MS Office, Primavera P6, Timberline preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles.
  • Well organized, flexible, detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task.
  • Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communicator.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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