Civil / Utility Construction Estimator (185 views)

Lafayette, NJ, USA
July 12, 2018

Carson Corporation, a premier provider of Directional Drilling and Civil Construction services for over 30 years based in Lafayette, NJ, has an immediate opportunity for a Civil / Utility Construction Estimator with a minimum of 5 years of experience. Our large fleet of heavy construction equipment provides Carson Corporation with the ability to perform a broad range of projects. At Carson Corporation, we recognize that it is our highly skilled employees that make the company successful.

Position Overview

Responsible for timely and accurate development of bids and proposals for Civil & Utility Construction projects. These projects range in size and complexity for natural gas, water, sewer, storm drain, Under Ground conduit electric distribution, and various civil projects.

Compensation & Benefits

  • $75,000 to $100,000+ base salary plus bonus commiserate with experience
  • Medical and Dental coverage
  • 401(k)

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversight of the estimating process; including:
    • Reviewing contract document requirements and issues
    • Attending pre-bid meetings
    • Travel to job locations to confirm project site conditions
    • Evaluating contract specifications and scope definition on bid opportunities
    • Prepare competitive construction estimates and bid-related documentation
    • Review terms and conditions of subcontractor and vendor quotes; serve as a liaison with subcontractors and vendors during the bidding process
    • Create and/or review final estimate packages with management/operations personnel prior to formal quotation for accuracy and completeness
    • Lead bid strategy and presentation meetings
  • Prepare estimates for extra work items, change orders, credits, overruns, etc.
  • Assists with project file maintenance throughout project lifecycle
  • Provide management team support for tracking and long-term planning

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ year construction estimating experience estimating various types of civil projects/contracts, including earthwork, utilities, traffic control, milling, paving and concrete structures
  • BS Degree Preferred
  • AGTEK highly desired
  • Working knowledge of estimating techniques and engineering disciplines
  • Manage multiple bidding projects from various private and agency sources
  • Communicate with all levels of the Company, customers, and government agencies as appropriate
  • Think clearly no matter the stress or difficulty of your circumstances
  • Advanced mathematical skill to calculate and interpret data using percentages, ratios, averages, and medians
  • Advanced computer skills with expert skill in Excel is required
  • Written communication skill to compose complex reports, proposals, and business plans
  • Oral communication skill to communicate with customers, co-workers, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner

Salary Type: Per Year

Salary Range: $90,000-$110,000