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Milwaukee, WI, United States, North America
Career Level:
Entry Level (Less than 2 years of Experience)
Advanced Degree
Job type:
Full time

Assistant Estimator

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Job Description
This position performs assignment specific engineering and construction management duties necessary to help the company pursue new work.  Must be organized and able to multitask with the ability to receive direction from multiple sources.

•    Reading drawings, specifications, and Requests for Proposal (RFP).
•    Creating initial detailed take-offs to support construction cost estimates for all trades.
•    Obtaining, analyzing, and tracking vendor quotes.
•    Tracking costs and quantities.
•    Accumulating and evaluating historical cost data for the development of future estimates.
•    Reviewing and evaluating take-offs of others from existing drawings or specs
•    Working with estimating team to strategize final bids.
•    Visiting project sites to better understand site conditions restrictions.
•    Provide other services related to position including attending pre-bid conferences, site visits and bid delivery.

Job Qualifications
•    Maintain effective communication and collaboration with all personnel and clients.
•    Read and interpret project proposal requirements.
•    Maintain logs of construction documents.
•    Provide assistance to Project Management and assist with special projects as necessary.

Job Requirements
•    Engineering or construction management undergraduate degree.
•    Construction management experience.
•    Computer proficiency in MS-Word Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
•    The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
•    The ability to travel to project sites as required.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills clear prioritization and organizational skills.



Job keywords/tags:  Estimator , Construction , Engineering , Drawings
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