Come join the William Charles team! As a leader in heavy civil construction, rail construction, asphalt paving, general contracting, environmental construction and remediation, and electrical contracting, we connect people and places through the neighborhoods, rail facilities, and highways we build!
We are looking for an Estimator to join our highly skilled, professionally trained team who is dedicated to helping others – and our customers – succeed in every way. This position will work out of our Arizona office. Our past and our future are bridged by generations of employees who have propelled us forward with the passion and “we can do it” spirit they bring to the job each day.
The Estimator for this group will work with a team to complete the due diligence necessary to estimate the cost of work associated with a project. This Estimator will also oversee the client bid submittal process.
Communicate with owners, subcontractors and vendors
Review and understand contract specifications and drawings
Identify, define and quantify potential project risks
Perform quantity take-offs and scope review for estimate preparation
Develop pricing based on historical production data
Evaluate and compare subcontractor/supplier quotes
Conduct site visits and perform research prior to bid
Assist other staff with subcontractor bid list preparation
Develop and maintain subcontractor relationships
Other duties as assigned
B.S. in Engineering, Construction Management, or relevant discipline preferred.
Minimum of 5 years prior experience Estimating for a General Contractor
Combination of equivalent education and work experience may be considered
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Exceptional mathematical ability
Must be organized
Knowledge of electrical construction means and methods
Ability to read plans/drawings/specifications and apply to the estimate
Excellent time management skills
Ability to travel is required for pre-bids and site visits
Ability to perform project takeoffs
Experience with Bid2Win or HCSS HeavyBid preferred
Experience with MS Office Suite
Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors and vendors
Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, etc.)
Must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future
This Company is an EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans Employer