R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
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Estimator (Heavy Civil)

Location: Danvers, MA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00
Date: 11/5/2018
Job ID: 02606188
Job Description
Estimator (Heavy Civil) 
A North Shore of Boston-based heavy civil contractor. We are a family-oriented company with strong values and a high-quality culture. Our environment encourages individual growth and innovative thought. We are seeking an experienced full-time Estimator to ensure that each project is completed and delivered with the highest standards of accuracy and excellence.

Responsibilities: General Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Aid in developing full-scope cost estimates based on proposal documentation on a variety of bid build, design build and EPC projects for various public and private clients
  • Interpret and analyze project drawings and technical specifications, proposals and other documentation
  • Responsible for accurate, detailed quantity take-offs from project drawings and technical specifications
  • Assist in developing the initial project plan and project execution schedule
  • Responsible for the preparation and documentation of project estimate using HCSS estimating software, following estimating policy and procedures
  • Prepare detailed, comprehensive subcontractor and vendor work scopes
  • Solicit subcontractor and vendor quotations
  • Analyze and compare subcontractor and vendor quotations. Liaise with subcontractors and vendors for clarification of issues and scope
  • Help develop proposals documents for private clients
  • Perform research for means and methods, materials, costs and construction techniques and services
  • Perform site visits on pursuits and ongoing projects, attend industry trade and outreach events
  • Job Skills and Abilities
Required Experience & Abilities:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Displays a strong attention to detail, with the ability to exhibit thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks.
  • Computer proficient with skills in Microsoft Office Suite of Software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Able to communicate positively and effectively with various types of personalities
  • Experience in a leadership position, planning and delegating work, providing clear direction and goals
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and prioritize accordingly
  • Demonstrated ability to master new processes and technologies and develop new methods of problem-solving
  • Able to remain calm and steady in high-pressure situations
  • Strong sense of professionalism, professional responsibility, and accountability
Work Environment:
Fast-paced environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously managing a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.

We offer generous benefits and a competitive salary.