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[Estimator] Fossil Estimator

Posted by: Day & Zimmermann <> on April 15, 2018 at 00:04:02. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire

Fossil Estimator – Mechanical & Electrical backgrounds needed. Responsible for developing the complete systems estimate, ensuring all estimating and job specific processes and procedures are followed for Fossil Power Plants. Estimator will be required to prepare and review all portions of multi-discipline project documents for large, complex work and all types of projects (EPC, CM, Firm Fixed Price, etc.). The position will be required to support all estimating needs including managing the estimate process, if necessary.

Major Duties:
•Prepare project estimates in accordance with the scope of work, developing quantity take-offs, determining manpower, equipment, materials and subcontractor requirements
•Assist in obtaining quotes from material suppliers, equipment vendors and subcontractors.
•Develop and apply labor factors based on site conditions, work activity types and historical performance data
•Obtain clarification of questions or conflicts that affect the estimate
•Obtain, review and input information from contracts, legal, finance and other support groups
•Work with Operations Team on constructability reviews including development of preliminary rigging plans and crane selection
•Communicate with the Operations Team during the bid cycle to validate execution strategy and develop indirect cost models on a project by project basis.
•Work with Proposal Team to identify, analyze and mitigate potential project risks and contingencies
•Prepares cost studies utilizing historical data, statistical analysis, cost and quantity comparisons, and develops new techniques for piping and mechanical to meet specific needs of the project
•Conducts bid review meeting with Manager of Estimating, Director of Operations and/or business line management to finalize estimate, markup and strategies
•Prepare all pricing sheets, bid forms and other proposal documents for in-house review and submittal
•Attend turnover meetings with Project Execution Team to communicate the approach and methods used in the estimate.
•Assist with maintenance of estimating databases
•Manages own time to meet objectives; forecasts and plans resource requirements as needed

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