Estimator (156 views)

CAPE delivers construction, environmental remediation, fabrication, and industrial services to clients in the petroleum, chemical, power/utility, aviation, and government market sectors.
As a self-performing company, we maintain complete control of safety, quality, schedules, and budgets. With 18 offices worldwide and over 3,000 projects completed, we offer extensive experience in a broad range of project requirements, and confidence that when you work with CAPE, you will receive solution-driven results.

Seeking individual who is detail oriented; thorough in approach; well organized; customer service oriented; knowledgeable and experienced in reviewing request for proposal (RFP) packages (including statements of work, specifications, plans, etc.) to develop accurate cost estimates for contractor in both the federal and commercial markets. Ideal candidate will possess significant field experience working preparing competitive and innovative estimates in the both the federal and private sectors related to fuel system construction, civil infrastructure, and environmental remediation, where work is largely self-performed rather than performed as a general contractor.

This position will be responsible for the development of detailed cost estimates for government and private sector fuel system construction, environmental remediation, and civil infrastructure projects. These cost estimates will primarily be associated with environmental remediation and repair and construction of military and aviation fueling systems, which include but are not limited to, aboveground storage tank repairs/construction, coatings and linings, pipeline and mechanical services, civil construction and other infrastructure. Required functions of this position include thorough review of RFP and supporting documents; attendance at pre-bid meetings and/or site visits; participation in internal strategy meetings to develop competitive technical and construction approaches; development of a detailed basis of estimate; completion of detailed quantity take-offs; solicitation of quotes for material, equipment, and subcontractors; calculation of production rates and associated sizing of needed labor, equipment, and material needs; leading bid review meetings; and preparation of cost estimating documentation.

5 years of progressive estimating experience supporting environmental remediation, civil construction, and/or fuel system repairs and construction; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Must be extremely proficient in the use of MS Excel; experience in the use of HCSS Heavy Bid is highly desired. Experience with construction take-off programs such as Plan Swift is also desirable. Must be experienced in the development of project schedules using Primavera or MS Project. Must be able to review and evaluate drawings, specifications, and other deliverables to ascertain the necessary take-offs. Must have broad knowledge of estimating resources that provide information on construction equipment capabilities, labor production rates, and material specifications and prices. Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment, meet regular deadlines, continually adjust to changing deadlines, and remain client focused. Experience with preparing estimates for both private sector and federal government is desirable. 

High school diploma or General Education Diploma required. . Minimum of 5 years of progressive estimating experience required. Excellent computer skills in use of MS Word, MS Excel, Primavera, and MS Project.

Must have the physical ability to travel up to 25 % of the time (pre-bid meetings, site visits/walks, etc.).  Candidates must successfully pass standard CAPE pre-employment drug and background screens, and have the ability to use safety equipment as required.

Contact Number: 949-236-3052

Salary Type: Per Year

Salary Range: $70,000-$90,000

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