Field Estimator

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-1304658930
Date Posted: 11/18/2021 11:51:46 AM
Location: Portland, OR
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $100,000 - $125,000

Job Description

Our client is one of the Northwest’s premier structural steel fabricators and erectors. They supply and install hundreds of tons of structural steel every year, whether it is a high rise in the Pearl District, a new school at the coast, or the seismic upgrade of a historic building downtown.

Position: Field Estimator
Location: Portland, OR
Pay: $100-125k

This position requires thorough knowledge of all construction divisions, means and methods to generate accurate scope and pricing based on limited information. The ability to manage a workload of multiple estimates and participation in GC/subcontractor project walks is required. Candidates should be self-starting and highly motivated, with the capability to operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment. The best candidates will be detailed and organized team players with demonstrated delivery in high pressure situations. Excellent growth potential with a compensation package that includes Employee Ownership, a competitive salary and bonus program, health and dental plans, vacation and sick leave, and a 401K matching program.

• Oversee and review project plans, requirements, and specifications
• Understand all bid documents and assess project risks
• Develop material takeoffs and construction quantities from drawings
• Define and determine project, labor, and equipment costs
• Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing
• Understand project logistics and project schedule
• Assist with the development of construction logistics plans
• Review quotes and estimates with the project team
• Prepare estimates and different levels of completion (conceptual, schematic, DD, CD, etc.)

• Minimum of 3 years of structural steel erection estimating experience.
• Must have intermediate knowledge running jobs in commercial, industrial, and steel residential.
• Intermediate understanding of cost/estimating, engineering design, and construction practice.
• Onsite field experience is essential
• Ability to interpret drawings and technical specifications.
• Experience working on projects ranging from $10,000 to $5,000,000
• Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles
• Intermediate knowledge of aspects of structural steel, fabrication and erection with miscellaneous metal concepts understanding necessary
• Experience with estimating software a plus
• Willingness to seek guidance as needed and to work with others to achieve group results.

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