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