Walsh Construction

  • Senior Estimator

    Job Locations US-CA-Corona | US-CA-Los Angeles
    Requisition ID
    2018-2454
    Position Type
    Experienced - Full-Time
    Category
    Estimating
    Division
    Transportation
  • Overview

    Walsh is currently seeking a Senior Estimator for our Corona Regional Office in CA.

    The Senior Estimator is responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for projects to ensure that Walsh is a responsive bidder. Works with a team of Estimators in the development of a multidisciplinary estimate and works independently on projects of lesser scope and complexity.

    Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh 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

    • Reviews project plans, requirements and specifications to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project and develop scope of work, labor and equipment costs.
    • Prepares quantity takeoffs and pricing of scope either through self-perform production based estimate or unit price estimating.
    • Reviews and understands all bid documents and material requirements to assess constructability and product material requirements.
    • Initiates subcontractor solicitations and quality discussions with subcontractors to gain detailed knowledge of portion of work for which the Estimator is responsible.
    • Prepares bid packages; involves comparison and analysis of competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.
    • Analyzes subcontractor bonding capabilities, workload and prior performance relative to project.
    • Prepares estimates according to the requirements of multiple delivery systems. Reviews quotes and estimates with the project management team.
    • Assists with certain post-bid buyouts
    • Initiates and participates in meet and greet presentations with subcontractors and suppliers.
    • Comprehends contract requirements for diversity compliance.

     

    Qualifications

    • Civil Engineering or Construction Management degree preferred
    • 8-10 years of experience in construction related field; 5 years in estimating preferred
    • Extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles
    • Able to work independently without much supervision and work well with a team
    • Engages and coordinates with Lead Estimator on the bid.
    • Understands Costs and Market Conditions.
    • Takes accountability for delivering on commitments.
    • Identifies and understands differences in subcontractor quotations.
    • Looks to continually improve and grow.
    • Accurately estimates time required to complete actions and activities.
    • Accurately interprets written information associated with projects.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Advanced computer skills with estimating software
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, changing environment
    • Some travel is required for projects that are bidding in different regions.
       

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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