Position Summary: The responsibilities of the estimator include understanding all aspects of the project
during the bidding process, and utilizing these skills to successfully complete project estimates and bid proposals for Industrial and private clients.
Review plans and specifications to determine the project scope of work.
Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits to further determine the scope of work.
Solicit suppliers and subcontractors needed to price the work.
Perform accurate and detailed take-offs.
Build the estimate using HCSS estimating software, including crew composition, production rates, equipment allocation, material pricing, and subcontractor pricing.
Prepare Word document bid proposals.
Allocate phase codes and create budgets from the estimate.
Develop and maintain project schedules.
Develop and maintain project documentation, including purchase orders and subcontracts.
Assist in developing RFI’s and project quality control testing plans and procedures.
Assist the Project managers getting Projects from the bid phase to construction.
Develop and maintain cost history from the field for future estimates.
Qualifications or Experience:
3-5 years prior estimating experience or project management experience preferred.
2-4 years college degree or engineering background preferred.
HCSS, Excel, Word, and outlook computer skills are preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work within a team to successfully complete projects.
Motivated and driven individual.
Compensation and Benefits:
Based on education and past experience.
Francis J. Palo, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
To learn more about this position, please contact us.
Our work is only as good as our people. That's why we only hire the best.Francis J. Palo, Inc. is adding skilled field personnel and construction professionals to our always-growing team. If you are looking to advance your career in industrial construction, heavy highway construction, or a related field, we would like to hear from you. We look for employees who share our commitment to timeliness, quality work, attention to detail, and safety. Our field personnel are members of local union halls.You'll thrive in an atmosphere where each employee is given the opportunity to grow, develop and learn every day, whether you're onsite or in the office. Francis J. Palo, Inc. offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a team-focused atmosphere.
Please tell us about your career goals, qualifications, training, and past work experience. We will be in touch if a position is available which would meet your skill set and goals.