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Estimator

Location: 

Eden Prairie, MN, US Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 100979 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Estimating 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Estimator, you will prepare, review and present discipline estimates for specific project proposal activities. In this role, you will provide estimating assistance and guidance to projects, develops conceptual estimates and performs cost analysis. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of discipline/service estimators, developing and updating historical databases, and assisting in the development of department procedures. Provides direction to others on project/program level tasks.

District Overview

Cherne Contracting has stood for construction excellence since 1916. As a subsidiary of a remarkable organization, Kiewit we offer a small-Company feel along with the tremendous opportunities participating in cooperative ventures within a $10B plus organization.

Location

This position could be based out of Eden Prairie, MN or Houston, TX

Responsibilities

•     Develop complete estimates for large, complex jobs. 
•     Review owner plans and specifications to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project; develop plan for the actual construction to serve as basis for the estimate.
•     Reviews all bid and contract documents and home office legal department opinions.  
•     Conduct site investigation prior to forming a plan of operations to identify any problems or conditions of an unusual nature that may be present.  
•     Utilize engineer techniques and procedures to conduct investigation and adhere to standard company policy and procedures.
•     Perform design work as required by the project that is beyond the estimator scope of experience; handle any major technical problems encountered during bid preparation. 
•     Stay abreast of trends and developments, such as new equipment, methods and procedures that are developing in the industry. 
•     Prepare special engineering studies or reports required by certain bid items or conditions.  
•     Consult with owners on various problems discovered during bid preparation, design, rates, schedules, etc. 

Qualifications

•     Degree in mechanical, electrical, civil or construction-related technology, OR extensive and related work experience leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge, skills and abilities described above
•     3+ years' related experience 
•     Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience with complex heavy industrial projects
•     Exceptionally strong attention to detail, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills 
•     Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)
 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Cherne. With mechanical and heavy industrial projects across North America, you’ll be challenged and have more opportunities to grow from Day One.

At Cherne, you'll develop multidiscipline capabilities to grow your knowledge of self-performed construction services in areas like equipment, civil/structural, electrical, instrumentation and insulation work, in addition to the core mechanical services— all while helping people across the globe live better.

If you're looking for a career that can take you places, look no further.