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Estimator - Civil / Earthwork

Company: Kokosing, Inc.
Location: Columbus
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Openings > > Estimator - Civil / EarthworkEstimator - Civil / EarthworkSummaryTitle:Estimator - Civil / EarthworkID:1004Location:Columbus, OHCompany:Kokosing IndustrialMore about this job > DescriptionSummary:

Prepare and/or coordinate complete estimates including analyzing specifications, proposals, quantity take-offs and other documentation to prepare estimates.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, and etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate

  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures

  • Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work

  • Search and analyze options for most effective means and methods of construction of assigned scope of work

  • Coordinate the solicitation of subcontractor and vendor pricing, including detailed review of scope.

  • Set productive, consistent and acceptable work example

  • Prepare estimates and formal bids for heavy civil, industrial and treatment plant projects.

  • Manage and maintain files of working documents for estimate calculations including accurate information on prices from subcontractors, suppliers and vendors.

  • Identify risk items and develop plans to mitigate risk items.

  • Work closely with field superintendents and other members of field project teams to solicit input related to estimate preparation

  • Submit 100% of bids and budgets by the bid deadlines, show creativity and resourcefulness to gain best pricing, review bid requirements thoroughly, and ask follow-up questions on every bid.

  • Monitor job cost data on all projects, and adjust bid productions and approach as appropriate.

  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or other equivalent construction related experience

    • Minimum 2 years of estimating earthwork, grading, shoring (SOE) and other associated site work for heavy civil, industrial and/or treatment plant projects

      Skills and Abilities:

      • Demonstrated leadership, communication and strong interpersonal skills are requisite

      • Ability to estimate multiple projects at the same time with proven time management skills

      • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team

      • Strong work ethic to complete tasks in a high quality manner

      • Solid attention to detail with the ability to be a problem solver

      • Proficiency in HCSS HeavyBid, AGTEK and Microsoft Office programs strongly desired.

      • Thorough understanding and experience interpreting geotechnical reports to determine how operations and cost will be impacted by ground conditions.


        Kokosing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.

        Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Keywords: Kokosing, Inc., Columbus , Estimator - Civil / Earthwork, Professions , Columbus, Ohio

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