Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0102
Post Date 12/3/2018
Title Estimator I
City Westlake
State LA
Description Aspen (ICARUS) estimating software experience required.

5+ years capital project estimating; Construction experience preferred.


Responsible for the preparation of estimating procedures used on projects. The individual will participate in improving techniques for estimating. The individual is responsible for acting autonomously on smaller projects. The individual may also be responsible for providing general supervision and/or administrative direction to a staff of estimating personnel on larger projects. Activities include, but are not limited to:
• Coordinates and directs the estimating functions on projects to provide guidelines and reports for responding to client and project management requirements.
• Develops quality material, labor, and subcontract take-offs, coordinates information between the Engineering, Purchasing, and Construction groups, and helps determine the Project Execution Plan. Executes indirect and conceptual estimates with direction.
• Skillfully utilizes estimating methods and the expertise of other project professionals to establish total project estimates. Seasoned expertise is required to ensure that all pertinent information is updated in relation to the present scope of work. This position may require direct interface with the client and frequent interfaces in the field with contractors. This position requires direct contact with all required functional areas.
• Maintains and supports the office estimating database.
• Establishes and maintains local estimating information such as escalation indices, rate of exchange variation, productivity, etc.
• Defines the intent and use of the estimate based on an understanding of the Proposal and/or Contract Terms.
• Assists in the preparation of the Estimate Basis.
• Assists in the development of Home Office and Construction Budgets.
• Coordinates estimate development activities with the Project Estimator.
• Prepares Change Orders and Change Order patterns.
• Works with Engineering disciplines to prepare the Estimate Schedule.
• Maintains established Estimating Systems, Procedures, and Manuals.
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