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Civil Estimator - $80k - $120k DOE

Location: Mobile
Posted on: September 19, 2023

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The Civil Estimator is responsible for preparing accurate cost estimates for civil projects, aiding in bidding, and determining the price of products and services. This role involves planning, budgeting, overseeing, and documenting all aspects of the estimating and bid process. The Civil Estimator works closely with senior management to ensure alignment with company policies, processes, procedures, protocols, and budgets.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Estimate all costs of civil projects, including raw materials, labor, equipment, tools, and transportation.
  • Collect, classify, and analyze historical data for accurate cost estimation.
  • Read blueprints or architectural drawings to determine necessary resources for projects within budgetary constraints.
  • Help determine necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints.
  • Prepare bid sheets (Excel), solicit subcontractor proposals, and advertisements as needed.
  • Perform take-offs and attend pre-bid walks.
  • Identify qualified subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Review quotes for completeness with plans and specifications.
  • Assist with timely completion of all client-required prequal packages.
  • Review subcontractor proposals before contract issuance for complete work scopes.
  • Assist field personnel with estimating Change Orders, RFPs, and clarification of RFIs.
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and buy-outs.

    Essential Qualifications:
    • 10+ years of experience in the civil engineering field. (Preferred)
    • Strong knowledge of civil engineering techniques.
    • Ability to perform basic to advanced mathematics required for estimating.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and/or engineering design drawings.
    • Ability to learn and easily be trained on the Estimating Model.
    • Experience in using Excel and Word.
    • Must have computer experience.
    • Must be able to pass a hair follicle drug test.
    • Some sites may require a TWIC card.
    • Climbing multiple flights of stairs without assistance.Working Conditions:
      • Primarily indoors with environmental controls.
      • Some job walks on client sites may be required, which could be indoors or outdoors.
        Physical Requirements:
        • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs without assistance.
        • Physical fitness and stamina to perform job walks on client sites, including walking or standing for extended periods.
        • Good mobility and dexterity to navigate various job sites, including potentially uneven or challenging terrain.
        • Adequate vision to read and interpret blueprints or engineering design drawings.
        • Ability to lift and carry objects or equipment of moderate weight, as required for job tasks.
        • Capability to work in different environmental conditions, both indoors and outdoors, as necessary for site visits or job walks.
        • May include bending, stooping, or kneeling as needed.
          Palacios Marine & Industrial is an equal opportunity employer prohibiting discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by law. This policy applies to all employment practices, including hiring, promotion, termination, compensation, and training. Hiring decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs.


          Salary Description

          $80,000 - $120,000 annually Associated topics: analysis, analyst, cost estimator, estimate, estimator, expense, financial, financial analyst, purchase, representative

Keywords: PALACIOS MARINE INDUSTRIAL COATINGS, Mobile , Civil Estimator - $80k - $120k DOE, Professions , Mobile, Alabama

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