Construction Cost Estimator
Keville Enterprises, Inc., a Construction Management Consulting and Inspection firm, is seeking a full time Construction Cost Estimator for its Wethersfield, CT office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Cost Estimator will be required to develop detailed cost estimates for a variety of projects including highway, bridge, tunnel, rail, airport, port, water, wastewater, building construction, building renovation and other projects. Types of estimates will include preliminary conceptual estimates, estimates at various stages of design, change order estimates, claims estimates, and estimates to analyze "what if" scenarios. Estimator will also be required to review and comment on cost estimates developed by others, and write a variety of technical reports. Estimator will interface with construction schedulers to ensure that estimates and schedules are coordinated and integrated. Estimator will also be required to interface with project owners, designers, engineers, material and equipment suppliers, and construction contractors. Estimator will be required to participate in project meetings, negotiations, risk analysis studies, and value engineering studies.
QualificationsMust have at least 3 years of construction cost estimating experience on the types of projects listed above Must be highly proficient in the use of laptop and desktop computers Must have demonstrated exceptional proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel Experience in HCSS Heavy Bid Software is strongly preferred Experience with a digitizer or on-screen takeoff software is strongly preferred CPM Scheduling experience is strongly preferred Must have a thorough understanding of the construction process Must have experience in reading construction plans and specifications and developing the crews, equipment, and production rates required to build a project Must have a positive attitude, calm demeanor, friendly personality and work well with others Must be fluent in the English language, have excellent writing skills, and have excellent oral communication skills Must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or a related field
Working Conditions and Physical RequirementsNormal working hours will be during the daytime, but may vary depending on project demands Overtime work may be required based on project deadlines Prolonged periods of time sitting at a desk and working on a computer Position may require visiting client offices throughout New England and potentially in other parts of the US
Other: Keville is committed to providing a diverse, drug-free work place. Candidate must successfully pass drug-screening procedures prior to being hired; thereafter subject to random and cause drug and alcohol testing. Pre-employment background/MVR check required. Employees assigned to driving duties ("drivers") must at all times have a current, valid driver's license in which the employee performs his or her driving duties and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with Keville's driving policy. OSHA 10 certification is a condition of employment. This employer participates in e-verify. More Information:
Company Overview: Keville Enterprises, Inc. has been serving the Construction Management Industry since 1991. A WBE/DBE Certified Construction management and inspection firm, Keville specializes in providing a full spectrum of construction management and support services as an owner's representative on public and private projects. Today Keville is one of the largest and most successful woman-owned CM firms in the nation committed to 100% client satisfaction and continuous development and improvement of our employees, products, and services.
Benefits: Keville offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefits package to include Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, 401k Profit Sharing Plan, FSA/Dependent Care accounts, paid time off for Vacation, Sick and Holidays. We support ample industry related training and a broad range of career opportunities.
Keville Enterprises, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer-EOE/AA/VEV/Disabled
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