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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

American Bridge Company Coraopolis, PA

Coraopolis, PA
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The Senior Estimator is responsible for preparing estimates from start of bidding process through bid close-out. Duties include: Specification Review, Drawing Review, Coordination and assistance in quantity take-off, Means and Method Planning, Scheduling, Pricing all direct and indirect job costs, Soliciting and Scoping subcontractors and suppliers, and close-out of the bid. The Senior Estimator will manage all aspects of estimates involving major projects and joint ventures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

*Leads and directs , oversees or liaisons with Joint Venture Partners, in developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for both private and public sector projects. Maintains an indirect reporting relationship with the estimating function at the Business Unit level.

*Responsible for cash flow, buy/sell of equipment, develop risk register and proposal writing

*Responsible for management of JV relationships and comparison sheets

*Must have the ability to translate conceptual design, project drawings, CPM schedule, and technical specifications of a bridge, marine, or complex construction projects in to full-scope cost estimates with accurate cost forecasting.

*Recommends to Chief Estimator if a project bid should be submitted and pursued. When a project is selected to bid, must oversee the estimating process to ensure that a competitive, profitable bid is submitted on behalf of the organization.

*Able to manage and coordinate in a Joint Venture environment all aspects of bid comparison and 12+ years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master of Business Administration (MBA), and/or a Master's Degree in Engineering is preferred, but not required.

Mathematical Skills:

Must have strong business and financial acumen. Should have a strong understanding of engineering calculations, percent complete accounting, cash flow, financial formulas to gauge the health of the organization, etc.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database systems, internet software; advanced knowledge of Excel including use of formulas, Word, and PowerPoint Software, and other computer-related concepts.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

P.E. licensure in the United States preferred, but not required Current driver's license

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment is mostly in an office environment, however, this individual will travel to project sites frequently. The office work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 20% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. While visiting job sites, the individual is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. Additionally, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Finally, the individual will be exposed to significant heights and limited walkways, which will require the use of a fall arrest system. The noise level at project construction sites are usually loud. While traveling to project sites, the individual will be exposed to typical vehicle and airplane hazards experienced by common commuters and travelers.

American Bridge Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection is based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. American Bridge does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, Veteran status, or any other characteristics.