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Foundations Estimator in Seattle, WA at Michels

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position will be accountable for reviewing bid requirements and following through with estimating related to foundation construction projects of which is valued greater than $100K and are up to $500K. 

The essential duties and responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Promote safety – assist with the implementation of all applicable HSE programs, policies and procedures.
  • Review bid requirements for projects ensuring all aspects of the project are documented and accounted for.
  • Prepare takeoffs and work with Procurement department to secure vendor pricing.
  • Identify, manage and maintain relationships with subcontractors, ensuring bids and work are completed timely.
  • Develop and sustain working relationships with clients through direct communication.
  • Track and analyze project budget vs actual costs.
  • Properly turn over bid documents and sub buyout information to Project Manager in a timely manner. 
  • Review drawings with Project Management team and highlight areas of concern.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include a minimum of three years of prior civil construction project management and/or estimating experience specific to deep foundation, earth retention and/or concrete construction with a proven track record of profitability.  Applicants must be able to handle multiple projects at one time, possess the ability to successfully negotiate terms and conditions, manage tight deadlines, demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication to collaborate with various levels of management and proficiency in computer software skills specifically with estimating and job cost tracking software.