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Estimator, Level I

Company: KHS&S Contractors
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Estimate the cost of construction for assigned projects; participate with senior management in concept development and value engineering utilizing the standard procedures of the department, and contract negotiations while conducting yourself in a manner consistent with KHS&S core ideology.
The essential duties and responsibilities of the Estimator, Level I consist of, but are not limited to, the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:1. Sales/Business Development:

  • Work with Estimators and others in the development of conceptual estimates and value engineering.2. Estimating:
    • Prepare or assist in preparing estimates and proposals for conceptual projects.
    • Complete assigned project estimates on established deadlines and priorities.
    • Prepare accurate estimates of direct costs for assigned projects according to standard processes.
    • Prepare clear and effective proposals for review by the Lead Estimator for assigned projects according to standard processes.
    • Assist in performing value engineering of new or alternate materials, means and methods of construction.
    • Assist in soliciting or qualifying and qualify proposals from suppliers and/or subcontractors; participate in the procurement process, as directed.3. Operations:
      • Participate in Job Kickoff Meeting; support Project Team as required thereafter.
      • Provide estimating assistance with Change Orders, as required.
        Education: Associate's degree in Construction or other appropriate field of study or 1-2 years related work experience.Experience: Preferred 2 years' experience estimating interiors and exteriors in the construction industry.Skills: Well developed analytical and conceptual skills. Ability to read and interpret drawings, including schematic and conceptual formats. Knowledge of construction materials, means and methods. Attention to detail.Physical: Includes sitting, standing, reaching, walking; use of hands, arms, legs, and feet. Must be able to see and hear (with mechanical assistance if necessary) sufficient to understand and comprehend individual one-on-one conversations.Communication: Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently. Ability to communicate effectively and positively with customers, vendors and employees.Computer: Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with Bluebeam, Quickbid and OST software preferred
        Minimum Experience: 1 YearsMinimum Experience: 1 Years
        Required Degree: TWO_YEAR_DEGREERequired Degree: TWO_YEAR_DEGREE

Keywords: KHS&S Contractors, Kent , Estimator, Level I, Professions , Kent, Washington

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