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Estimator (Heavy Civil)

Company: Skanska
Location: Riverside
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

**Position Overview** The Estimator, along with the Senior Estimator and/or Estimating Manager develops accurate, timely and detailed cost estimates on large, complex heavy civil construction projects for bid-build, design-build, CM/GC, PPP and Engineer, Procure and Construct (EPC) projects. The Estimator supports delivery of properly organized estimates, budgets and schedules, including managing Skanska's risk. The Estimator will be responsible for accurate quantity surveys, preparation of subcontractor and vendor work scopes, quote analysis, and estimating the cost of self-perform work. The Estimator will be a self-starter and work efficiently. The Estimator must be able to meet critical deadlines and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. The Estimator may be named as Pursuit Sponsor of a particular project, should the value require it. **Job Description** **What You'll Do:** - Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment and Skanska Safety and Health Management Program, including the ability to independently stop work for a safety violation or suspected safely violation; - Develop, as part of a team, full-scope cost estimates based on proposal documentation on a variety of bid build, design build and EPC projects for various public and private clients; - Interpret and analyze project drawings and specifications, proposals and other documentation; - Responsible for accurate, detailed take-off of quantities from project drawings and specifications; - Develop detailed cost estimates for discrete self-perform work elements; - Setup and maintain the HCSS Heavy Bid estimate file and associated pursuit specific databases; - Manage of Joint Venture Estimate comparisons: Compile JV Instruction Book, Quantity comparison process, Cost comparisons and close out; - Assist in developing the initial project execution and logistics plans and the project schedule; - On Design/Build pursuits participate on Design Task forces and with Proposal development; - Identify, solicit and analyze subcontractor and vendor proposals; - Complete peer review of takeoffs and cost estimates prepared by estimating staff; - Assist with the maintenance of HCSS Heavy Bid estimating databases; - Assist with the procurement of major materials and subcontracts on successful pursuits; - Perform research for means and methods, materials, equipment, costs and construction techniques and services to increase competitiveness; - Assist and/or lead Task Force Meetings. **We're Looking For:** - Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products [Word, Excel, PowerPoint] and HCSS Estimating/Engineering Software: HCSS Heavy Bid, AutoCAD, On Screen Takeoff or similar; - Demonstrate proficiency with all HeavyBid and Estimating processes employed by Skanska Estimating including: Equipment Buy/Sell analysis, Sub vs Self Perform analysis, Holding Accounts, Quote System, Estimate closeout procedure, JV Estimates, Risk, etc; - Capability to manage an entire estimate of a moderate sized project under the supervision of a Senior Estimator or Estimating Manager; - Mentor and train Estimating Engineers; - Self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team; - Coordinate closely with an Estimating Engineer to produce quantity takeoffs for use in preparing estimates; - Understands cost based risk analysis; - Ability to manage and direct junior estimating staff assigned to the pursuit and mentor a team; - Effective written and verbal communication skills; - Ability to multi-task; - Dependability; - Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times; - Ability to understand, follow directions and meet critical deadline; - Good time management and organizational skills; - Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or Similar Technical Training; - Minimum of 7 years of experience in estimating of projects in the discipline. **Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:** - Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies; - Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results; - Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow. **Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!** Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or citizenship status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law. Skanska Equal Employment Opportunity (Skanska uses knowledge & foresight to shape the way people live, work, and connect. More than 135 years in the making, we're one of the world's largest development and construction companies. We operate in select markets throughout the Nordics, Europe and the United States. Skanska in the U.S. is headquartered in New York City with 30 offices around the country. In 2021, construction in the U.S. generated $6.4 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. Together with our customers and the collective expertise of our 7,300+ teammates in the U.S. and 30,000+ globally, we create innovative and sustainable solutions that support healthy living beyond our lifetime. **Search Firm and Employment Agency Disclaimer** _Search Firm and Employment Agency Disclaimer Skanska USA Human Resources ("Skanska HR") provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. including Skanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc. and Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively "Skanska USA"). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative of Skanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor ("Vendor"). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of Skanska HR._ **Primary Location** US-CA-Riverside **Skanska Business Unit** Skanska USA Civil **Employee Status** Full Time **Job Locations** _US-CA-Riverside_ **ID** _2022-2216_ **Job Family** _Other operations_ **Position Type** _Full Time_

Keywords: Skanska, Riverside , Estimator (Heavy Civil), Other , Riverside, California

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