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Jr. Estimator - Utilities
San Diego, CA  Posted: 1/26/2021


Our client is a nationally recognized utility construction company who provides critical infrastructure for the power, oil & gas pipeline, gas distribution, and communications industries for 90+ years. They have consistently ranked in the top 10 of Engineering News-Record's Specialty Contractors.

We are seeking an Estimator for our clients Power Line of Business in the West Region Headquarters in San Diego, CA.  
This person will be supporting a variety of projects with SDG&E.

The Estimator  prepares timely and accurate bid estimates for mid-size projects/programs within an assigned line of business, Region or Division and helps plan all projects with expectations for the efficient use of personnel, equipment, materials and subcontractors within contract requirements, time guidelines and other restrictions.
The Estimator will understand the major business components and implications specific to estimating and cost control for Construction Companies while ensuring compliance with the company's established Project Management Methodology and upholding company's safety and quality management protocols.
Under general guidance, this role prepares and maintains bid documentation, utilizing historical data from past projects, subcontracts, and productivity analysis. Estimator responsibilities may include travel to job locations to confirm project site conditions and assisting field personnel in developing and/or recommending change orders to scope as needed. 
The Estimator will ensure bid deadlines and customer presentation requirements are met and will assist in developing and implementing estimating guidelines. This role also contributes to the continuous improvement of methodology, tools and approaches using fundamentals of company Project Management practices.

Additionally, the Estimator will interface with various internal and external stakeholders on planning and scheduling related items and functions, including reporting requirements, progress reporting, etc., while communicating with influence and presenting effectively to client group and team members.
Required Skills:
  • Experience in construction estimating, ability to read/interpret detailed prints and specifications for conceptual, lump sum or unit pricing
  • Working knowledge of construction and relevant industry practices
  • Experience with computerized bidding software and proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Completion of Company PMM training and some formal Project Management coursework
  • Moderately complex problem-solving skills
Minimum Educational Background:
BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, related field or equivalent work experience.
Minimum Years of Relevant Experience:

Apply now for confidential consideration
This is a direct hire opportunity 
Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package for qualified employees.

PTS Advance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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