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Electrical Estimator

Location: 

Dallas, TX, US Irving, TX, US

Requisition ID: 109139 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Water/Wastewater 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

This is a staff position reporting to the Lead Estimator.  You will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing and interpreting Contract Documents (specifications, drawings, and reference information) to develop detailed, comprehensive cost estimates for various projects throughout Kiewit's Water 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.

District Overview

Kiewit's Water Facilities South group is one of Kiewit's leading water/wastewater districts specializing in constructing water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, and desalination plants. Although we are headquartered in Dallas TX, with regional offices in Miami FL and Atlanta GA, we also pursue various projects stretching across the country. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design. Because our people receive continuous and extensive training, hands-on experience and challenging responsibilities from the day they join our team, they quickly develop the expertise that has earned our district its reputation as the premier contractor in the southeast United States. 

Location

Dallas TX

Responsibilities

•     Develop complete estimates for large, complex water/wastewater projects.
•     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.
•     P<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">rovide and/or coordinate full estimating services on large, complex construction projects for bid-build/design-build/Engineer, Procurement and Construction projects
•     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.

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Qualifications

•     Undergraduate or graduate 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
•     Minimum 2 years' experience managing the electrical disciplines for large complex construction estimates for a general contractor. 
•     Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience with electrical construction estimating
•     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 Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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