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Pre-Construction Estimator (Falls Church)

compensation: Salary + bonus, PTO,Health/Dental/Vision, 401k + match, Company phone and computer, Company credit card
employment type: full-time

Title: Pre-Construction Estimator, Civil Construction -DC/MD/VA
Type: Full time, exempt
Location: Falls Church, Virginia
Reports To: Chief Estimator

We are a full-service, Site Work Contractor that works throughout the Mid- Atlantic Region specializing in a broad range of services: Erosion & Sediment Control, Bond Release, Stormwater Maintenance, Stormwater/BMP Installation, Stormwater Inspections & Repairs, and Jet/Vac Truck & CCTV services.

As a successful contracting business, we are growing our clientele and currently have a full-time, long term opportunity for a Civil Estimator to join our team of professionals in our headquarters in Falls Church/Merrifield, Virginia. This candidate MUST be local to the DMV area (DC/VA/MD) and must have US experience (professional experience working with US metrics). In this role you will utilize your analytical skills to interpret civil plans, review civil plan sheets, complete take-offs Trimble Business Center - HCE, and work directly with our Chief Estimator to assist with developing cost estimates and putting together proposals for various site work construction projects.

The following description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required.

•Complete take offs using Trimble Business Center – HCE
•Evaluate site access and conditions and propose production levels for proposals
•Manage take-off and bidding process for small site package opportunities
•Manage take-off and bidding process for Green Infrastructure (Stormwater) installation projects
•Work with Estimating Assistant to keep bid matrix and bidding calendar current and to put together backup info needed for proposals
•When needed, complete linear take offs from plans
•Work with our internal Superintendents to evaluate time/materials/equipment needed to perform tasks that we self-perform for specific opportunities
•Prepare proposal for review and build proposal folder with backup related to project
•Identify scope of work and assumptions and exclusions proposal is based off of
•Submit and follow up on status of proposals submitted to clients
•Make site visits as needed to confirm scope of work
•For proposals won, hand off project and proposal to Operations Team for successful project completion

Required Qualifications:
•A.A.S. or B.S. Degree: Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Science, Finance, Accounting, Business Management or equivalent is preferred
•General understanding of construction (i.e. professional or educational/internship)
•Must have basic heavy equipment knowledge (as far as what equipment can be used to complete different scopes of work/tasks)
•Experience using earthwork take-off software and open to using/learning Trimble Business Center –HCE
•Experienced with all aspects of site development (E&S, clearing, earthwork and excavation, utilities, fine grading, concrete and paving, stabilization, etc.)
•Experience bidding Stormwater Facilities/BMP’s is a plus

•Competitive Salary
•Yearly Bonus
•Paid Holidays and Vacation
•Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
•401K with Company match
•Company phone, computer, etc.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7144274039


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