Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Prepare cost estimates for construction and maintenance projects. Aid management in bidding on or determining price and schedule. Some key tasks and responsibilities are:
  • Read and comprehend all contract documents including specifications, project scopes, drawings, and standards to prepare accurate project cost estimates
  • Accurately take off material quantities from drawings to develop material and labor pricing
  • Assemble scoped RFPs for vendors and subcontractors to obtain a pricing. Analyze, compare, and select the best-value vendor and subcontractor proposals for inclusion in cost estimates
  • Prepare schedules for proposal submission
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and site walk-downs to understand project scope, conditions, physical restrictions, etc.
  • Escort subcontractors on-site visits, walking them through the scope of work to obtain the most accurate pricing
  • Attend post-bid review and project kick-off meetings with the owner as needed
  • Attend in-house project turnover meetings from estimating to project management
  • Understand and appropriately estimate the costs associated with safety and other project location-specific work rules
  • Participate in bid review and scope review meetings and be able to explain a projects scope and estimated project costs as well as assumptions and means/methods to upper management for approval
  • Utilize historical cost data to develop cost estimates
  • Maintain quality service by following organization standards
  • Maintain continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results and helping other estimators as needed
  • Prepare detailed breakdown of cost estimates that facilitates review and understanding
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements
  • 5-10 years of field experience in industrial and power construction
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, listen, and speak clearly
  • Work in standard office environment
Job Location
Evansville, Indiana
Position Type