Estimator

Location: Dallas, TX, United States
Job ID: R16655
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

The Estimator (Intermediate), under moderate guidance from the Chief or Senior Estimator, is responsible for preparing estimating packages. Work duties include, but not limited to, quantity takeoffs, cost assemblies / studies, budgets, subtrade solicitation, competitive bid comparisons, and document control for Ledcor Technical Services in both the United States and Canada.

This position has the ability to work remotely.

Apply today to join the Ledcor Technical Services team!

We support our employees with training to develop skills, knowledge, and abilities.

We offer an industry-leading benefits package, ongoing employee training and development, team building and career growth opportunities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reviews plans, specifications, drawings, terms and conditions, etc. (Client Bid Pkg) to understand the bid requirements to develop accurate costs

  • 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 for the project consisting of project site visit, quantity take-off, pricing and presentation of the estimate for management review

  • Assists in developing the staffing plan and 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 subcontractor’s information

  • Provides guidance for non-estimating personnel on their estimating related requirements

  • 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

  • Performs general document and data management functions as needed

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years estimating and / or related construction experience in Outside Plant Construction (OSP), gas, electric, water, or telecom, in a variety of complex multidiscipline projects

  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office and related estimating software (InEight).

  • 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 verbal and written communication and effective team collaboration skills

  • Exceptional ability to handle multiple competing priorities

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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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Date Posted
Aug 29, 2023

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