Estimating
Pasadena
TX
Exempt
Estimating
Must have open availability any time and day of the week. Normal work period is Monday-Friday dayshift.
Core Job Responsibilities
  • Assure that all company and project goals are properly understood and acted upon by all estimating personnel.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and attend pre-bid meetings as needed.  Lead the construction estimating effort and maintain a standard estimating process.
  • Facilitate effective communication and efficient resource deployment within the estimating group as well as with the project managers. Senior Estimator has delegation authority to Jr. Level estimating personnel.
  • Support the project management group in developing the estimates.  Identify potential gaps in client provided information and H+M Engineering provided quantities. Develop quantity surveys from plans and specifications, as well as conceptual information (i.e. P&IDs).
  • Coordinate the development of material take-offs (MTOs) from client supplied drawings and specifications which can be used for obtaining purchase-ready quotes, in conjunction with the Purchasing Department, including training of Jr. Level estimating personnel.
  • Coordinate the development of detailed subcontractor scope of work (SOW) from supplied bid documents with division of responsibility and detailed scope of supply between Client, H+M, and Subcontractor. Coordinate between Client and Subcontractor for field visits and any other clarifications required through the bid phase.
  • Assign labor values to the work that H+M will self-perform. Exhibit strong knowledge of civil, structural, mechanical equipment, and piping installation.
  • Some knowledge of instrumentation and electrical estimation. Ability to clearly communicate Scope of Work and proper bid assumptions and qualifications to I&E subcontractors.
  • In a coordinated effort with the quality management group, review supplied quality documentation and Inspections & Test Plans (ITPs) and ensure potential cost impacts are captured in the estimate and properly communicated to the Project Team.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from previous bid projects, completed projects, purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into estimating process.
  • Consider feedback from Construction Management and incorporate cost impacts into future estimates.
  • Understand field conditions under which the work will be performed and identify potential cost and schedule impacts.
  • Ability to determine applicable rental equipment required for field installation, including proper crane sizing.
  • Lead multiple projects simultaneously, through coordination with Bid Team and delegation and training of Jr. Level estimating personnel.
  • Identify risk factors at the bid stage and ensure risks are properly mitigated and communicated to the Project Management group.
  • Generate Level II schedule activities for engineering, procurement, and construction activities for submission with proposal. Lead the coordination effort with Project Controls to develop P6 schedule.
  • Lead estimate review meetings with the Project Team. Present final estimate and supporting bid package documentation for review to Project Management, Estimating Manager, Construction Management, and Executive Management (as needed).
  • Attend internal kick-off meetings with project management, engineering, and/or construction groups, ensuring proper handover of estimate information upon award of a project.
  • Take clear ownership of estimate process from initial bid walk through proposal submittal. Complete any required client bid forms or cost breakdowns.
  • Work within company policy as outlined in the H+M Employee Handbook as well as the H+M Safety Manual and OSHA Safety rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor as needed.

Essential Qualifications

  • 10+ years of estimating or construction experience (EPC preferred) in industrial construction.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering Technology preferred.
  • Project Management experience preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and capable of establishing respect and credibility.
  • Strong data analysis skills with emphasis in MS Excel.
  • Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 experience preferred.
  • TWIC and HASC Basic Plus required.

Physical Requirements

  • Occasionally lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Sit for long periods of time
  • Occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Use hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects

Tool Requirements

None

Environment

Primarily office based. Job site visitations for pre-bid walkdowns as needed.

EPC Training Program

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