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Chief Estimator

Company: Loenbro, LLC
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Chief Estimator

Company: Loenbro Industrial Construction

Reports To: Division Manager

Position Overview: The Chief Estimator will be responsible for providing full estimating and proposal preparation for all types of industrial facilities, including both new construction and maintenance, for projects up to $20M in value. Estimates will cover all types of contracts and include civil, mechanical, and structural work in energy, mining, power, manufacturing, agricultural, pharma, and other industries which Loenbro serves.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate attendance to bid meetings and walk throughs at various client locations to determine project scope, complexities, accessibilities, and required content of proposal.
  • Review instructions and proposal specifications, drawings, technical data necessary to provide a complete proposal for the customer.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, previous proposals, job reports, etc. into unit and man hour figures for cost and production-based estimates.
  • Prepare full-scope estimates on small, medium, and large-scale projects, in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide technical support for projects.
  • Review Field Change Orders for assigned projects and provide estimates if necessary.
  • Ensure all documentation is maintained to support estimate figures.
  • Work with Project Managers, Superintendents, and other management staff, as needed, in the preparation and final evaluation of bids.
  • Secure best possible material and subcontracting costs by evaluating multiple quotes and proposals.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required or assigned by Division Manager.
    Skills/Qualifications:
    • 5+ years heavy industrial/process facility experience in cost estimating and cost control in the civil, structural, mechanical, or piping fields.
    • Strong knowledge of estimating techniques, engineering disciplines, and cost control techniques.
    • Ability to estimate all types and sizes of projects.
    • Ability to prepare complex proposals with minimal supervision.
    • Knowledge of the industries in which Loenbro operates.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and good organizational skills.
    • Experience with HCSS Heavy Job or similar job costing program.
    • Experience with P6 or similar scheduling software.
    • Experience with Viewpoint or similar account software.
    • Experience with Heavy Bid or similar estimating software.
    • Proficient with all Microsoft Office products.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time.
    • Must be able to manage occasional heavy workloads and quick turnaround times on estimates.
    • Periodic travel to job sites may be required.
    • Completion of OSHA or equivalent safety training.
    • Driver's license with a clean driving record.
      Essential Requirements:
      • Climbing up and down stairs and ladders to both get in and out of trenches and up to elevated platforms (scaffolding at significant heights)
      • Lifting necessary equipment and materials 1-50 pounds, 50% of the time on a monthly basis for required tasks
      • Potential or Periodic amounts of time for the following:
      • Walking on uneven terrain, with an average of 2 miles per day
      • Standing
      • Sit, stoop, crawl, and kneel
      • Use of respirator if position requires
      • Driving if required to travel
      • If driving is required, valid driver license and proof of insurability is required. All drivers are subject to a DMV background records search.
        Benefits:
        • Health Insurance- Up to 80% of the Employee portion paid
        • Health Savings Account (HSA) optional enrollment
        • Paid Time Off available after waiting period
        • 401k after 90 days of employment with a company match up to 4%
        • Employee paid Dental and Vision Insurance
          We are "Leading the Change" in the energy services industry. Our growth and successes have not changed who we are. We live our core values every day:

          WE TAKE ACTION

          WE DO WHAT WE SAY

          WE LEAD BY EXAMPLE

          WE DO THE RIGHT THING

          WE PRACTICE STEWARDSHIP

          *Loenbro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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