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Estimator II

Middleton, MA | Full Time
8 Days Ago

Job Description

Why work for us?

Driven by our purpose:

Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim US offers an unparalleled range of innovative cement, aggregates, asphalt, concrete products and construction services that have been the foundation for infrastructure projects across the globe. To move the industry forward to a greener future we need people who are passionate about sustainability, are driven to shape and influence perception and keen to build, grow and thrive in our high-performance culture.

 

Overview

About the Role:

 

The Senior Estimator prepares cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.

Responsibilities

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops. Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments or construction foreman to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues. Confer with engineers, architects, management, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates. Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work. Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.
  • Review material and labor requirements, to decide whether it is more cost effective to produce or purchase components. Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Establish and maintain tendering process, and conduct negotiations. Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost.
  • Prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or
  • Develops and maintains reports as required. Coordinates with appropriate personnel to respond and complete audits. Performs risk analysis of supplier alternatives to support sourcing, supplier development, and qualifications activates. Maintain accurate material and labor cost data, compare estimates costs with actual costs and make appropriate adjustments to estimating methodologies.
  • Maintain Win/Loss report. Track bid results and unit prizes in the market.
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

We're Looking For:

 

Education: Bachelor's/University Degree

Field of Study Preferred:   Engineering, Project Management, or Construction Management

Required Work Experience: 5 years’ experience in paving, road construction, or related field.

Required Training/Certifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred or comparable experience and/or training. Compensation will review the educational and years of experience requirements once the completed description has been submitted.

Required Computer and Software Skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Bidding/Estimating Software (Bid2Win, Etakoff, SAP) related industry software experience strongly preferred.

 

Skills for Estimator II

The job skills required for Estimator II include Project Management, Construction Management, Bidding, Microsoft Office, Planning,and Futures etc. Having related job skills and expertise will give you an advantage when applying to be an Estimator II. That makes you unique and can impact how much salary you can get paid. Below are job openings related to skills required by Estimator II. Select any job title you are interested in and start to search job requirements.

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Career Path for Estimator II

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