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Construction Estimator

Company: BRB Contractors, Inc.
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Since 1959, BRB Contractors, Inc. is one of the most respected constructors of water and wastewater plants and pipelines in the Midwest.

BRB Contractors, Inc. is accepting applications for experienced estimators.
Individuals with 2-3 or more years experience with water and waste water treatment/ pipelines preferred.

The successful candidate will have the education and experience that is equitable to a bachelors degree in engineering or construction management, as well as 2-3 years of experience as an estimator (preferred) or can substitute education for 7 years of experience as an estimator/ project manager.

The main responsibility of the estimator is to procure work and the following duties describe some of what is expected in a typical day:
Finds jobs advertised, gets information about jobs, and order plans.
Helps select jobs to bid - analyzing plans/specs, job requirements for manpower/equipment methods of construction/time limits.
Takes off quantities of material/labor/sub items.
Performs pre-bid investigations - site/labor/sun items.
Pricing - quote requests/phone calls/insurance & bond rates/labor rates/ work comp rates/ sales tax rate.
Prepares bid documents - orders bonds. Turns in bids.
Clarifies plan and Spec discrepancies with engineer.
Checks and double checks estimate for errors & omissions. Coaches other estimators.
Uses company resources for pricing labor, misc. items (back page items), listing construction equipment, length of job.
Codes awarded jobs for accounting. Passes on all information to PM's & field supervision.
Writes purchase orders & subcontracts on major items when requested. Helps resolve questions on quotations after lettings, such as terms, delivery, inclusions, exclusions, etc.
Helps determine optimum overhead and profit to apply to estimates.
Maintains records and information for takeoff and pricing of estimates.
Performs the duties of project engineer when requested.

BRB is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BRB Contractors, Inc., Topeka , Construction Estimator, Professions , Topeka, Kansas

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