Senior Estimator

Skanska USA Building Inc Riverside , CA 92501

Posted Yesterday

Skanska, one of the leading heavy-civil construction engineering companies in the US, is seeking expert Estimators who desire to be part of a talented team bidding outstanding projects across the western United States. The Sr. Estimator collaborates with the Estimating Manager and project teams throughout the Western Region in development of competitive cost estimates and proposals for the procurement of large urban projects across the Western United States.

This position is responsible for delivering competitive cost estimates on new bids and reviewing the progress of existing projects to ensure their completion within the parameters of the established project budget. The successful Sr. Estimator candidate will: have broad experience and a thorough understanding of heavy civil construction estimating; will be a self-starter; will be capable of developing major estimates with little supervision. Sr. Estimators must be able to meet critical deadlines and be able to lead and mentor others in a positive team environment. Strong knowledge in HCSS bidding processes for large scale construction projects is a plus.

What You'll Do:

  • Conduct initial analysis of drawings and specifications to ensure required documentation is present and determine scope of work

  • Develop full-scope estimates based on Bid-Build, Design-Build or CM/GC construction documents

  • Critically analyze bid documents and understand risk and opportunities and articulate those to management

  • Organize the bid team, providing leadership and direction with regards to means and methods, schedule and strategy

  • Participate in technical proposals for Alternative Delivery projects

  • Gather and monitor actual cost vs. estimated cost, maintaining project cost history

  • Provide detailed quantity take off of specific trades when required

  • Create detailed crew and production cost estimates and review prices with Estimating Manager

We're Looking For:

  • Knowledge and efficiency in the following Software: Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, HCSS Heavy Bid, Primavera P6, AutoCAD 3D, Agtek or similar Takeoff Software.

  • Enthusiasm and passion for estimating. We are looking for positive, skillful individuals that are excited to be part of dynamic teams that take on enormous challenges and produce superior cost estimates. You should be creative and a critical-thinking problem solver.

  • Thorough understanding of heavy civil construction industry, which should include complex concrete structures, highway, transit, structural steel erection, marine, treatment plant, support of excavation or some combination of the above

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong math/accounting skills

  • Ability to meet critical deadlines

  • Desire to lead and mentor team members while functioning effectively as part of the overall team

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple bids concurrently

  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

  • Strong time management skills and organizational skills

  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications for heavy civil projects

  • Ability to accurately obtain quantities for structural components

  • Bachelor's Degree Engineering, Construction Management or similar technical training/experience

  • 10+ years of estimating and/or field experience

  • Experienced in alternative delivery methods (Design-Build, CM/GC, etc.)

Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:

  • Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;

  • Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;

  • Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.

Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation, life sciences and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have nearly 11,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2017, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $7.3 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.8 billion in 2017. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.

We are proud to be named one of America's Best Employers of 2017 by Forbes.

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Senior Estimator

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