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Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted:
Job ID: R15593
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

The Estimator, under moderate guidance, from the Senior Estimator, prepares the estimate package in relation to quantity take offs, cost studies, budgets, sub trade solicitation, competitive bid comparisons and document control for the Ledcor Technical Services group in both the United States and Canada.

Join our True Blue team today!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implements and maintains Ledcor systems and procedures in relation to estimating
  • Performs general administrative and recordkeeping functions
  • Assists in contacting trades and suppliers regarding invitations, pricing, addenda and tender/bid closings
  • Produces quantity take-offs for all areas of the estimate as directed, while ensuring the take-off is well notated for hand-over to the project team and includes safety and security requirements required by Ledcor policies and applicable legislation
  • Performs complete and detailed estimates on selected projects consisting of project site visit, quantity take-off, pricing and presentation of the estimate for management review
  • Assists in developing the schedule on which the estimate is built, requests input from the project team and sub trades
  • Actively reviews bid scopes for proper subcontractor compliance with project requirements.
  • Assists in the selection and maintenance of subcontractors within a database
  • Provides guidance for non-estimating personnel on their estimating related requirements.
  • Is actively aware of costs related to own work and associated projects, and assists with input to the estimating team on financial cost matters.
  • Interfaces and communicates (written and oral) with the estimating team, and all levels of management, industry contacts, and contacts subcontractors and suppliers for pricing within estimates

Qualifications:

  • Developing technical knowledge of modern construction practices, techniques and equipment.
  • Understanding of construction documents and the ability to assist construction document review.
  • Knowledge of construction costs and budgets, ability to develop a project schedule on smaller less complex projects.
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office and related estimating software.
  • Ability to identify problems/issues and generates solutions and proposes solutions using standard procedures
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure.
  • Willing to contribute actively in team activities, sharing experiences and ideas.
  • Experience in the telecommunications sector, including outside plant.
  • Experience in gas and wireless would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of InEight Estimate would be an asset.

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.   

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