Sr Rail & Transit Estimator - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Location: 

Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 168544 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: 1Estimating Infrastructure 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 
 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an immediate opening for a Senior Rail & Transit Estimator in our growing Design Engineering Services group. You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail, and materials disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects. 

District Overview

 

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design Build Management team are driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects to manage their multi-disciplined design teams to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-driven engineers analyze root causes and resolve design issues before they impact schedule and budget. Particularly on large design-build projects, clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and design best practices for all projects that we support.

 

Our participation leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

 

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

 

Location

This position will be based out of our Lone Tree, CO office. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and determine the most efficient means and methods to estimate the cost to construct light rail, heavy rail, streetcar and/or other transit related projects
  • Develop complete estimates for very large, complex jobs.
  • Create logistic plans for material handling and sequential trackwork.
  • Create and estimate shutdown plans.
  • Self-motivated, able to meet deadlines working independently.
  • Train and mentor younger estimators in the preparation estimates.
  • Review estimates prepared by other estimating groups or V partners to determine data completeness and procedures; aid in resolving differences in bid items
  • Use recognized engineer techniques and procedures to conduct estimates and adhere to standard company policy and
  • Must be capable of handling major technical problems encountered during bid preparation.
  • Stay current on various trends and developments such as new equipment, methods, and procedures developing in the industry or specialized discipline (e.g., mechanical, electrical, etc.).
  • Prepare special studies or reports required by the unusual nature of some bid items or conditions.

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
  • At least 7 years' experience in an estimating/pre-construction related role.
  • Extensive knowledge through demonstrated experience of railroad, light rail, heavy rail, streetcar, etc
  • Strong attention to detail; strong communication, interpersonal, leadership and team-building skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Work,Outlook. PowerPoint)
  • Ability and willingness to learn and teach.
  • Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling, cost control, specifications, and engineering drawings.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Experience with InEight Estimate (HardDollar) preferred.
  • Possess strong mathematical and computer skills.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic. 
  • Work independently as well as part of a team. 
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
  • Knowledge of construction methods, costs and techniques.
  • Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA Requirements.
  • Must be willing to travel as the job requires.

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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

 

Base Compensation: $112,037 - $172,134

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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.
 


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


Nearest Major Market: Denver

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