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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

The Carlilse Group Austin, TX

Austin, TX
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Our premier civil contractor client provides heavy construction services. The company specializes in large public works projects and design-build services. It undertakes mass transits, bridges and tunnels amongst other various projects. They are one of the top ENR companies in the country. We are seeking an Estimator for our division in New York.

*Conduct initial analysis of drawings and specifications, ensuring required information is provided.
*Provide narratives for selected portions of a project cost estimate to adequately describe scope and level of quality
*Research selected products from a cost and constructability perspective.
*Solicit sub-contractor pricing and bids for select trades in preparation of cost estimate.
*Review progress and construction documents for constructability. Lead and participate in discussion regarding
*Alternate detail and materials for specific areas or trades.
*Provide and present value engineering options, production and costs for select trades to Sr. Estimator
*Provide detailed Scope Sheets for select trades.

*College degree in Engineering or Construction Management.
*Ability to read blueprints for all disciplines.
*Minimum 10+ years' experience in Cost Estimating/Preconstruction.
*Must be fluent in English - written and oral
*Highly proficient in selected software (Excel, Word, Outlook) HCSS HeavyBid estimating software and P6 a plus
*Ability to make decisions, work independently and coordinate estimating colleagues, Sr. Estimator and Chief Estimator.
*Ability to meet critical project deadline with experience on projects over 50M.