• Estimator

    Requisition ID
    2018-24575
    Work Location
    US-OR-Stanfield
    Department / Discipline
    Project Control
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood’s Heavy Civil Construction division has been an industry leader in heavy/civil construction. Headquartered in Hermiston, OR, Wood. Heavy Civil Construction specializes in heavy/civil construction and energy services including: large earthwork projects, concrete, pre-engineered metal buildings, site preparation, underground utilities, reclamation, pond construction, compressor/pump stations, gas processing facilities, WWT plants, tilt-up structures, sub stations, mass pours, slab on grade, and metal building supply and erection.  Handling the project from first estimate all the way through subcontracts being formalized.

    We are seeking a motivated and talented individual as an Estimator to join our Team. 

    Minimum Requirements Include:

    • The ability to take a scope of work and drawings, evaluate it, and have the knowledge to ask the right questions in order to complete a project cost estimate and proposal
    • Ability to make reliable predictions as it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating across all scopes of work
    • Must have a detailed oriented mind and experience in preparing detailed cost estimates
    • Have the ability to complete a presentation-worthy estimate/proposal package to present to operations and executive members of the business
    • Must have the ability to properly communicate with operations to hand a project over once a project is awarded
    • Must have knowledge and understanding of unit costs, production rates, and the factors that affect construction cost
    • Must have experience with: soliciting bids/quotes, communicating scope with bidders and vendors, evaluating subcontractor and vendor proposals
    • Make subcontractor award recommendations to the Project Manager and finalize subcontracts with subcontractors
    • Must be prepared to participate and often lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the customer/owner
    • Must be able to communicate, engage, and develop business with existing customers for repeat business

     

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Strong listening and communication skills
    • Creative and productive approaches on a project-by-project basis
    • Ability to identify, adapt to, and resolve complex issues
    • Effective participation in a team environment, with both external and internal teammates
    • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, estimating software (Pro Contractor, Heavy Bid, or similar), take-off software, project management software (View Point or similar), and scheduling software (Microsoft Project or similar)
    • 5+ years of experience as a construction estimator, preferably within Wood Heavy Civil’s core markets

    A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude

     

    In exchange for your dedication and hard work we offer our employees:  Competitive pay  Competitive medical, dental and vision insurance  Company paid life insurance  Voluntary short term and long term disability plans.  401K 
     

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

    www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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