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General Description

The Estimator is responsible for the overall planning and coordinating efforts to produce comprehensive project cost estimates. The Project Estimator will determine contractor and labor needs, calculate job profitability, prepare and submit bids, and maintain cost databases. This onsite position will be in Overland Park, KS or Houston, TX.

Duties

  • Create spreadsheets to track important customer information and estimates
  • Transfer data from hard copy to a digital database
  • Update customer information in a database
  • Organize existing data in a spreadsheet
  • Verify outdated data and make any necessary changes to records
  • Preparing reports for the management stating trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data
  • Working with programmers, engineers, and management heads to identify process improvement opportunities, propose system modifications, and devise data strategies
  • Preparing final analysis reports for the stakeholders to understand the data-analysis steps, enabling them to take important decisions based on various facts and trends
  • Works with procurement, scheduling, and project development teams to coordinate local bidding efforts
  • Performs any other duties assigned
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures
  • Adhere to internal standards, policies, and procedures
  • Perform special projects and completes other duties as assigned or requested

Required Experience and Education

  • High School diploma, or equivalent

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Construction Science/Management, Accounting, Engineering, or equivalent field; equivalent work experience, or combination of work and education, may be substituted
  • 5+ years of project controls experience with multi-year design and construction projects

Skills

  • Self-starter with the ability to work well independently, as well as part of a team
  • Strong problem evaluation/solving skills
  • Understanding of the project design process for projects
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with other team members
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Travel Requirements

  • Travel:  Yes
  • Percent of Time:  Up to 10%

Last Updated: July 5, 2022

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