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Chief Estimator - Water Group

Company: Flatiron
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Job Description:

-- This is your opportunity to join one of North America---s leading transportation and infrastructure contractors, building some of the most complex and noteworthy projects in the U.S. and Canada. -- With over 2,500 employees, our people are our greatest asset and we are pleased to have won numerous employer awards. At Flatiron, we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best talent. No matter your role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our success as we deliver innovative solutions to our clients. -- Leading industry publications have consistently ranked us in the: Top 50 Contractors Top 20 Transportation Contractors Top 10 Bridge Contractors ---> Flatiron is one of North America---s leading transportation and infrastructure companies.----Flatiron builds roads, highways, bridges, rail, airports, dams, industrial, water and underground projects across the U.S and Canada. Delivering heavy civil construction projects under a variety of contracting methods, Flatiron has unparalleled expertise in design-build, P3 and CMGC and we are proud to have constructed some of North America's most notable projects. At Flatiron, we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best talent. No matter your role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our success as we deliver innovative solutions to our clients. Chief Estimator - Water Group Location: San Diego, CA USA Duration: Full-time Regular Department: Estimating # of Openings: 1 Req #: 2986 Location: San Diego, CA USADuration: Full-time RegularDepartment: Estimating# of Openings: 1Req #: 2986Description As a Chief Estimator for our Water Group you will have overall responsibility for all estimating efforts on water projects for our WEST division. You will plan, coordinate, and supervise the estimating program for all of California and Washington State, providing technical and administrative direction ensuring that corporate objectives are met.-- This position can be located in either San Marcos, Chino Hills or Benicia CA.-- Location is primarily based on candidate preference. Responsibilities

  • Manage and administer department functions including operating budgets, staffing, wage reviews, work assignments, performance evaluations, etc
  • Advise corporate and district management group when determining what types of projects to bid, strategies and techniques
  • Perform Risk and Contract Management responsibilities as required
  • Organize estimating team to prepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bid
  • Delegate review of project and appropriate regulations required to construct the project to meet affirmative action requirements and minority participation requirements
  • Supervise and review work of assigned staff to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Coordinate and review schedules of projects being estimated
  • Review total estimate of all projects to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal quotation
  • Monitor comparison of historical costs to estimated costs
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings, bid strategy and representation meetings as required
  • Upon project completion, participate in debriefing with estimating, engineering and production teams to discuss positive and negative aspects of the project
  • Delegate and/or monitor record keeping of bid results
  • Conduct performance reviews of direct reports
  • Lead and promote development of creative, innovative solutions to construction challenges
  • Research and promote more effective and efficient estimating methods
  • Chair JV meetings and hand over meetings
  • Manage escrows documents
  • Understands best value approach to winning new work
  • Maintains knowledge of Flatiron---s company values and strategic plan
  • Support published corporate policies
  • Perform additional assignments per management---s direction Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 15 years estimating & cost control related experience. Or 20 years related experience if no degree in a related field.
    • Previous Construction estimating experience for water and wastewater treatment facilities is required
    • Expert knowledge of HCSS Heavy Bid Estimating or similar software Benefits Some of the benefits you can expect as a Flatiron employee are:
      • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
      • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
      • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
      • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
      • Tuition Reimbursement Program Flatiron is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.

        Benefits Some of the benefits you can expect as a Flatiron employee are:
        • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
        • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
        • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
        • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
        • Tuition Reimbursement Program Flatiron is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.

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