Who we are
We are an industry leading union contractor providing a full spectrum of demolition and excavation services to private developers, general contractors, industrial and public works clients throughout the west coast. Our scope of expertise includes every conceivable type of project including building demolition, selective demolition, industrial, marine, transportation, bridge removal, remediation, complete site decommissioning, plant closure, asset recovery and recycling, excavation and site preparation. Notable past projects include the removal of the Bay Bridge, Candlestick Park, and the 6th Street Viaduct in Los Angeles. Please see our website at www.silveradocontractors.com.
What we are looking for
The Earthwork Estimator prepares cost estimates by analyzing requests for proposals, reviewing bid instructions, blueprints, specifications, and related bid documents. Works with subcontractors and vendors to obtain proposal pricing to incorporate in the bid estimate.
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job: The Earthwork Estimator is responsible for calculating cost of a broad range of projects. The goal is to provide accurate information that will help in operations and strategic planning. Performs quantity takeoffs, creates estimate and produces proposal. Works with the Chief Estimator and Project Manager.
Acquire understanding of the requirements of the project at hand.
Attend job walk, perform quantity takeoffs.
Review all bid documents.
Perform a risk analysis.
Prepare detailed proposals for submission to clients.
Request and evaluate sub bids.
Strong understanding of industry practices, processes, standards, technology, equipment methods, cost controls, schedule, etc. and their impact on projects.
Foster effective relationships with key vendors, subs and clients.
Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
Display excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in civil engineering, construction management or relevant field and a minimum of five years heavy civil projects estimating experience: or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Proven experience as an earthwork estimator, mass excavation, structural excavation, tight access excavation and site grading.
- Basic understanding of accounting and project management concepts.
- Comfortable with numbers and technology.
- Well organized, with attention to detail and reliable.
- Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or other qualification will be a plus.
What's in it for you?
Unmatched company culture.
A company that invests in it's employees development.
Very competitive compensation - commensurate with experience and a rich benefits package including company paid health, dental and vision plans, HSA, FSA, Life Insurance and 401k plan with employer match and profit sharing.
Local candidates encouraged to apply!
Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.