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Posted by: Planet Forward <> on November 12, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Estimator (Transmission and Substation)
Location: Plainfield Office - Plainfield, IN (1000 E Main St, 46168)
Duration: 1 year
Local candidates STRONGLY preferred.
Manager will pay per diem up to $100/day (days worked only, max $600/week, manager must approve weekend work) if needed.

Prefer a BS in Engineering or Construction Management or 8 years of relevant field experience and minimum of 5 years estimating transmission line and substation project costs.
Frequent travel to project locations will be required; most trips will be day trips but an occasional overnight stay will be required.
Determine quantities of pre-defined units of labor for the construction of: Overhead transmission lines from 44kv to 230kV Substation below grade facilities from 44kV to 230kv
Identify and estimate the labor hours for work not covered by the pre-defined units: Overhead transmission lines from 44kV to 230kV Substation below grade facilities from 44kV to 230kV
Substation above grade facilities from 44kV to 230kV (excluding installation of relays)

Job Duties:
Prepare estimates for use in planning, organizing and scheduling work
Analyze drawings and other documents to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates
Conduct periodic site visits to confirm work methods and work approaches are consistent with the estimate
Assess project cost performance by tracking actuals against contractor bids or the project estimate
Communicate with engineering, construction or sub-contractors on proposed changes and adjustments to cost estimates
Prepare cost reports and projections as requested by management
Establish cost monitoring and reporting mechanism and procedures
Establish a mechanism to continuously update cost and man-hour databases

Job Activities:
Communicating with supervisors, peers and subordinates to obtain and supply information
Communicating with persons outside the organization including sub-contractors, the public or regulators as directed by management
Securing information by observation, email, telephone, corporate databases and the Internet
Establishing and maintaining constructive and cooperative working relationships
Estimating sizes, distances and quantities and determining time, costs, resources, equipment and materials required for specific work activities
Analyzing information and evaluating results to identify the best solutions to problems
Organizing, planning and prioritizing assigned work
Resolving conflicts and negotiating with others
Thinking creatively
Developing and sustaining team spirit
Using provided software and technology
Performing assigned administrative duties
Updating and using relevant knowledge and information
Interpreting the meaning of information to others
Providing consultation and advice to others
Analyzing data and information
Required by Contingent Worker: Work boot


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