Estimator

Location: Washington, DC, United States
Job ID: R5425
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are an estimating professional with five plus years related industry estimating experience including a variety of complex multi-disciplined projects in the telecommunication sector. As an Estimator, you will be involved in the full cycle preparation and coordination of competitive bids for the Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) group.

Join our True Blue team today!

**this is a telecommuting position**

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Produces quantity take-offs for all areas of the estimate 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
  • Interfaces and communicates effectively (written and oral) with the estimating team, with all levels of management, clients and industry contacts; contacts and develops business relationships with subcontractors and suppliers for pricing within estimates
  • Develops the schedule on which the estimate is built based, requests input from the project team and the various trades required
  • Develops complete estimates on selected projects consisting of project site visit, quantity take-off, pricing, and presentation of the estimate for management review
  • Contacts trades and suppliers regarding invitations, pricing, addenda and tender/bid closings
  • Is actively aware of costs related to own work and associated projects, provides input to the estimating team on all financial cost matters; reviews bid tender documents and assesses potential risk

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years of Telecommunications estimating experience within aerial, and underground outside plant construction and horizontal directional drilling
  • Completion of post-secondary education with a diploma or degree related to Construction Management, Estimating, Quantity Surveying, Engineering or related education
  • Understanding of construction documents and the ability to assess the level of completeness. Knowledge of construction costs and budgets, ability to develop a project schedule
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office
  • Experience with InEight Estimate and/or other estimating software would be an asset
  • Ability to identify problems/issues; looks beyond the immediate problem to the wider implications and generates possible solutions

We have always made the safety and health of employees our first priority. We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and have implemented proactive measures across the company to curb the spread of the virus and protect those at risk. This includes flexible work arrangements, including work from home (WFH) where possible and new safe work environment protocols on all work sites.

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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.

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

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Date Posted
Mar 8, 2021

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