Charles Deweese Construction, is accepting applications for Senior Estimator Position - Heavy Civil Earthwork/Asphalt Construction. Work typically within one-hour drive radius from Franklin to Nashville.
We are looking for quality employees who are productive and ambitious!
As the Senior Estimator, youll lead our estimating team taking each bid from release to final bid review, and then assisting in pre-construction of awarded projects. Youll play an active role in our senior leadership team to grow our company quickly but responsibly.
Responsibilities and Duties
Create detailed cost estimates to follow the Owner's bidding format.
Research pricing for estimates based on historical and regional costs.
Provide high level scoping of the project to create the estimate summary.
Lead outreach to subcontractor and suppliers to solicit quotes.
Visit project sites, participate in pre-proposal meetings, and clarify the scope of work.
Prepare written statement of Contractors pre-qualification as requested.
Evaluate projects for constructability and value-engineering cost savings.
Understand and manage Contractor risk as part of the proposal process.
Prepare Subcontract and Purchase Agreements with the selected vendors.
Work on a preliminary project schedule based on the plans and specifications.
Hire, train and mentor star employees for our estimating department.
Qualifications and Skills
A strong track record with 5+ years of estimating experience with heavy civil projects from $100k to $25 million.
Bachelors degree in engineering or construction management preferred. Absence of is not a disqualifier
Advanced skills at estimating, scheduling, and takeoff procedures required.
Computer savvy with working knowledge of Excel, HCSS, HeavyBid, AGTEK, Bluebeam, and Viewpoint.
Must be able to lead and inspire others, and communicate well with clients.
Strong attention to detail, problem-solving, and creativity required.
Must be self-motivated, calm under pressure, and consistently able to meet deadlines.
Compensation and Benefits
Competitive base salary, depending on experience.
Paid vacations and work all year round.
Medical, dental, and vision coverage.
401K with employer discretionary match.
Relocation assistance negotiable.
Interested candidates can fill out application or in person at our Main Office:
Charles Deweese Construction Main Office
765 Industrial Bypass North
Franklin, KY 42134
P.O Box 504
Franklin, KY 42135
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Charles Deweese Construction