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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 Fossil Maintenance & Modification 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 boilers and associated piping/equipment 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
Preferred experience in hands-on Boiler Outage work.
Understands how to use Estimating Software to create estimates. (Trimble WinEst preferred)


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over 110 years of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email reasonableaccommodation@dayzim.com

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