Company: Balfour Beatty
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 10, 2018
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY ON OUR WEBSITE AT: http://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/265969?source=BalfourBeattyCareers&jobFeedCode=BalfourBeattyCareers&returnURL=https://www.balfourbeattyus.com/ Summary At Balfour Beatty Construction in Dallas, Texas we are seeking an entry level Estimator I to join our Large Projects Preconstruction team. December 2017 college graduates with previous estimating Internship experience are strongly encouraged to apply. The large projects estimating team works on high-rise, tilt wall, mixed-use, hospital, aviation, and other commercial construction projects ranging from $50 million to $400 million. This position will be a member of the preconstruction/estimating team that is responsible for preparing sections of schematic, design development and construction document estimates including soliciting and evaluating subcontractor bids, and scopes of work, preparing quantity surveys, reviewing project plans and specifications for all CSI (Construction Specific Institute) categories of work. Essential Functions Develops accurate and concise clarifications and assumptions with project management teams assistance. Obtains clarification on plans and specifications from architects and engineers when necessary. Solicits subcontractor and vendor pricing input when required. Attends project site pre-bid meetings, site tours, and post-bid interviews as required. Develops unit costs accurately. Performs technical/plan review when required. Identifies conflicts or problems, and forwards to senior members for appropriate solutions. Develops knowledge in building designs, systems and construction materials through available resources. Develops ability to assess takeoff workload. Learns to become proficient in all computer software programs used in preconstruction with particular emphasis on estimating software (e.g. MC2, On-Screen Takeoff, Paydirt, Constructware, and SqFt). Constantly strives to improve individual capabilities, performance and expand knowledge of construction technologies and techniques. Minimum Requirements B.S. Degree. 6 month estimating intern co-op. Computer skills including the ability to use estimating software (like MC2), word processing, spread sheets, bid management, online plan rooms and database applications and company communication tools, such as email, the internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook). Experience with computer software programs used in pre-construction with particular emphasis on estimating software (e.g. MC2, On-Screen Takeoff, Paydirt, Constructware, and SqFt). Preferred Skills B.S. degree in construction management preferred, but not required. 1 year of commercial construction estimating experience. Knowledgeable in any of the following: foundation and structural systems, miscellaneous metals, casework, doors, specialties, interior finishes, exterior building wall systems, mechanical and electrical systems and the costs of these systems. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.
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