Company: Balfour Beatty
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: April 18, 2019
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Summary At Balfour Beatty Construction in Dallas, Texas we are
seeking an entry level Estimator I to join our Large Projects
Preconstruction team. December 2017 college graduates with previous
estimating Internship experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
The large projects estimating team works on high-rise, tilt wall,
mixed-use, hospital, aviation, and other commercial construction
projects ranging from $50 million to $400 million. This position
will be a member of the preconstruction/estimating team that is
responsible for preparing sections of schematic, design development
and construction document estimates including soliciting and
evaluating subcontractor bids, and scopes of work, preparing
quantity surveys, reviewing project plans and specifications for
all CSI (Construction Specific Institute) categories of work.
Essential Functions Develops accurate and concise clarifications
and assumptions with project management teams assistance. Obtains
clarification on plans and specifications from architects and
engineers when necessary. Solicits subcontractor and vendor pricing
input when required. Attends project site pre-bid meetings, site
tours, and post-bid interviews as required. Develops unit costs
accurately. Performs technical/plan review when required.
Identifies conflicts or problems, and forwards to senior members
for appropriate solutions. Develops knowledge in building designs,
systems and construction materials through available resources.
Develops ability to assess takeoff workload. Learns to become
proficient in all computer software programs used in
preconstruction with particular emphasis on estimating software
(e.g. MC2, On-Screen Takeoff, Paydirt, Constructware, and SqFt).
Constantly strives to improve individual capabilities, performance
and expand knowledge of construction technologies and techniques.
Minimum Requirements B.S. Degree. 6 month estimating intern co-op.
Computer skills including the ability to use estimating software
(like MC2), word processing, spread sheets, bid management, online
plan rooms and database applications and company communication
tools, such as email, the internet, and Microsoft products (e.g.,
Word, Excel, Office, Outlook). Experience with computer software
programs used in pre-construction with particular emphasis on
estimating software (e.g. MC2, On-Screen Takeoff, Paydirt,
Constructware, and SqFt). Preferred Skills B.S. degree in
construction management preferred, but not required. 1 year of
commercial construction estimating experience. Knowledgeable in any
of the following: foundation and structural systems, miscellaneous
metals, casework, doors, specialties, interior finishes, exterior
building wall systems, mechanical and electrical systems and the
costs of these systems. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity
employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All
qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status,
genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal,
state or local law.
Keywords: Balfour Beatty, Dallas , Estimator I, Professions , Grand Prairie, Texas
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