Estimator - Heavy Civil Construction

Location: 

Savannah, GA, US

Requisition ID: 172280 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Marine & Heavy Civil District 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

This position will report to the Lead Estimator and will be responsible for estimating functions and associated workflows in a team environment.

District Overview

TIC Marine and Heavy Civil self-performs marine projects with company-owned equipment for both the public and private sector, historically focusing on the southeast coast. Our construction operations are supported by our in-house equipment department, fabrication facility and machine shop to streamline projects for our owners. Using our own equipment and fabrication facility allow us to maintain control over critical scopes, ensuring that the project stays on schedule. Past heavy-civil experiences include cast in place concrete, steel, box beam, flat slab, railroad trestle and arch bridges, bridge widening, bascule and swing bridges, box culverts, storm drainage, erosion control, dike and levee construction, concrete paving, tunnels and sound barriers. Our Marine experience includes lock and dam repairs, docks, demolition, Navy wharfs, water intake structures, steel, concrete, composite and timber piling, fender systems, dolphins, piers, dredging, marinas and LNG facilities

Location

Savannah, GA

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting Contract Documents (specifications, drawings, and reference information) to develop detailed, comprehensive cost estimates for heavy civil construction projects. Also able to make assumptions based on experience with detailed plans are not provided and front end estimating is performed based on conceptual level designs.
  • Able to perform accurate quantity takeoffs for earthwork, concrete work, and underground piping and drainage.
  • Identifying bid qualifications, risks, and assumptions along with quantities and pricing.
  • Ensuring estimates and proposals are performed in accordance with company practices and standards.
  • Participating in estimate reviews and presentations to estimate lead and department leads.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers throughout the pre-bid process, including solicitation of bids and constructability input.
  • Manage comparisons between self-perform estimates and subcontractor quotes.
  • Ability to Analyze Subcontractor and Material Quotes for responsiveness to the Estimate and Project requirements.
  • Preparing value engineering solutions; including cost, schedule, and Owner benefits.
  • Preparing responses to Request for Qualifications (RFQ's) and Request for Proposals (RFP's).
  • Providing rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimates and phasing schedules.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or Construction Management with an emphasis in Civil, Structural, Construction Management, Drafting or related fields is preferred.
  • At least 3 years of experience in construction/estimating, preferably on heavy civil related construction projects.
  • Strong background in Excel as well as Construction Estimating Software.
  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic; good interpersonal skills; demonstrate good organization, verbal and written communication skills; excellent leadership skills.
  • Can travel occasionally and act independently with little or no supervision and as a team player.
  • Results oriented individual with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
  • Work as a part of a large or small pursuit team and communicate effectively between departments and other staff members.

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Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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.
 


At TIC, we only hire the best — and our family mentality will drive you to continue to be the best. We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, you’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences.

Whether it’s cement for our sidewalks and driveways; aluminum for our automobiles; wood pellets for our grills; paper plates for our picnics; food for our pets or the beverages we consume with our friends, our longstanding work in the industrial market touches the tiny details in our daily lives.

If you want a career that can make an impact, look no further.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.


Nearest Major Market: Savannah

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