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Chief Estimator

Company: Reeves Construction
Location: Duncan
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Sloan, a Division of Reeves Construction Company, a leader in heavy civil construction, has an immediate opening for a Chief Estimator with a minimum of 5 years' experience in highway construction and asphalt paving for the Duncan, SC area. The ideal candidate should have experience in all phases of bid and proposal development. Civil Engineering or Construction Management degrees preferred. Knowledge of HCSS software program and take off software such as AGTEK or Bluebeam is a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A valid, current Driver's License with a clean driving history is required. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    • A Bachelor's Degree is required with Civil Engineering or Construction Management degrees preferred.
    • A minimum of five years' experience in highway construction and asphalt paving is required.
    • Experience in all phases of bid and proposal development.
    • Knowledge of HCSS software program and take-off software such as AGTEK or Bluebeam is a plus PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach and signal with hands and arms; must occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; regularly must be able to talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is also often required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employees must have 20/40 vision, either naturally or with corrective lenses. Hearing should be excellent or corrected by audio device.

      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be working in an office environment which is generally quiet or may be required to in the outdoors and exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. When outdoors, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and chemicals. The noise level in the outdoors work environment is usually loud.

      Benefits & General Information

      Competitive pay & comprehensive benefits include paid holidays, vacation, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, group health plan options (incl. medical, dental & vision, HSA, FSA), short term disability benefits & 401(k)/401(k) Roth w/company match.

      **Drug-Free Workplace**
      **E-Verify Participating Company**
      **An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer**
      **Minorities and Females Strongly Encouraged to Apply**
      **EO/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans**

      Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (Reeves Construction) are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      Job Requirements:

      • Attend Pre-Bid Meetings and visit sites to collect information.
      • Lead estimating team and coordinate estimates with senior management.
      • Perform detailed quantity takeoff and summaries
      • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities.
      • Prepares construction budget by studying plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting costs for each elevation.
      • Solicits bids and proposals from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.
      • Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
      • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
      • Maintain and develop customer/client relationships
      • Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
      • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
      • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
      • Candidate must have excellent communication skills.
      • Microsoft Office Skills are a requirement.
      • Some travel is required.

Keywords: Reeves Construction, Gastonia , Chief Estimator, Professions , Duncan, North Carolina

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