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Heavy Civil Estimator

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JOB_POSTING-3-637

Posted on 17 January, 2023

Texas, United States of America

Full time

Bidding

About us:

Ferrovial Construction is internationally recognized for its capacity to design and build civil engineering and construction projects, mainly in large transportation infrastructure. Its track-record to date includes more than 304 miles of tunnels, 11,930 miles of roads (including 2,485 miles of highways), 2920 miles of railroad lines (including 434 miles of high-speed railroads) and 16,994 miles of road maintenance and repair.

Job Description:

The Estimator will be involved in proposals for some of the largest and most interesting infrastructure projects in North America.  This position will be working on bids for major design-build infrastructure projects located throughout the US and Canada including public-private partnerships.  Projects range in size from $100 million to over $3 billion in the transportation, water/wastewater, and energy sectors including public-private partnerships.  This position is based in the company’s North American headquarters in Austin, Texas with the potential for up to 10% travel.

Duties:  

  • Review of all project documents
  • Summarize BOQs and manage quantity updates
  • Estimate closeout in excel
  • Production of preliminary and final cost estimates
  • Detailed estimating in HCSS Heavy bid, including assembling of crews and determination of production rates based on experience.
  • Construction market research in various project locations to determine labor rates, equipment rates, local construction methods, and available subcontractors and suppliers
  • Quantity take-off and review of quantities for completeness and accuracy
  • Solicitation of subcontractor and supplier quotes
  • Review designs for constructability input and identification of issues affecting cost of construction
  • Analysis of various design alternatives and construction methods to determine most cost-effective solutions
  • Preparation of project summaries
  • Participation in project site visits
  • Participation in project schedule evaluation and preparation
  • Coordination with clients, joint venture partners, consultants and internal departments
  • Participation in meetings with project stakeholders and team members
  • Preparation of meeting minutes and agendas
  • Participation in production of draft content for written proposals
  • Participation in evaluation of project risks and mitigation strategies
  • Assuring compliance with price proposal requirements
  • Participation in post-proposal clarifications, contract negotiations and analysis of bid results
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • 5+ years of total construction experience
  • 3+ years of detailed estimating experience
  • Project engineering/project management field experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex business concepts and contract issues
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of people in a large team environment
  • HCSS Heavy Bid experience

Benefits
As an industry leader, we strive to offer employees a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefit package which includes;

  • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical which is effective 1st of the month following hire date.
  • Industry leading 401(k) +6% company match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Annual Bonus based off performance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay

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