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Estimator

Company: MILL CREEK LLC
Location: Holton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

The Estimator is responsible for surveying material shown on project plans. Reading and outlining project specifications. Supports vendor and subcontractor during the pricing and bid solicitation and coordination. Works collaboratively and creates relationships with a variety of stakeholders, such as project team members, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
Major Duties:

Prepares basic components of cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals.
Solicits, coordinates, and compiles vendor quotes for estimate team evaluation.
Assists with pricing and tracking of value creation items from development through estimate inclusion.
Participates in constructability reviews; documents QA/QC input and ensures estimate integration.
Assists with developing scopes of work for basic trades and receives and analyzes subcontractor/vendor proposals. Provides coordination input to complete project needs.
Maintains an audit trail of the quantity survey from estimate to estimate.
Supports the distribution of plans and specifications to vendors/subcontractors.
Gains self-perform estimating experience.
Gains field operational exposure through onsite project support, as opportunities exist.

Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or related field preferred, but an unrelated Bachelor's Degree is acceptable as training will take place.
In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.
2+ years construction experience preferred, but not required.
Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
Communication skills, verbal and written.
Proficiency in MS Office.
Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.
Proficiency in construction estimating software is preferred, but not required.
Proficiency in required construction technology is preferred, but not required.
Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management is preferred, but not required.
Ability to learn quantity surveys.
Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work is preferred, but not required.
Ability to learn Lean process and philosophy.
Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds
May require periods of overnight travel
Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet project needs

Work Environment:

Normal office environment, but may be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Climbing, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling

Additional Duties:
Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.

Indian Preference Exercised:
Prairie Band, LLC is subject to Title 22: Employment Code of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. In accordance with Title 22, this position is designated as a TIER 2 position. Preference will be given to individuals to the extent required pursuant to Section 22-2-4(B).PI187877836

Keywords: MILL CREEK LLC, Topeka , Estimator, Professions , Holton, Kansas

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