The Walsh Group Senior Estimator in Phoenix, Arizona
Archer Western is currently seeking a Senior Estimator to join our Southwest Water Group in Phoenix, AZ.
The Senior Estimator is responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for projects to ensure that Walsh is a responsive bidder. Works with a team of Estimators in the development of a multidisciplinary estimate and works independently on projects of lesser scope and complexity.
We are a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Our employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:
Challenging, complex projects
Creative and innovative problem solving environment
Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
Opportunities for growth, training, and development
Flexibility to build what you want, where you want
Reviews project plans, requirements and specifications to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project and develop scope of work, labor and equipment costs.
Prepares quantity takeoffs and pricing of scope either through self-perform production based estimate or unit price estimating.
Reviews and understands all bid documents and material requirements to assess constructability and product material requirements.
Initiates subcontractor solicitations and quality discussions with subcontractors to gain detailed knowledge of portion of work for which the Estimator is responsible.
Prepares bid packages; involves comparison and analysis of competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.
Analyzes subcontractor bonding capabilities, workload and prior performance relative to project.
Prepares estimates according to the requirements of multiple delivery systems. Reviews quotes and estimates with the project management team.
Assists with certain post-bid buyouts
Initiates and participates in meet and greet presentations with subcontractors and suppliers.
Comprehends contract requirements for diversity compliance.
Civil Engineering or Construction Management degree preferred
10 years of experience, preferrably with water/wastewater projects from a self-performing general contractor.
Extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles
Able to work independently without much supervision and work well with a team
Engages and coordinates with Lead Estimator on the bid.
Understands Costs and Market Conditions.
Takes accountability for delivering on commitments.
Identifies and understands differences in subcontractor quotations.
Looks to continually improve and grow.
Accurately estimates time required to complete actions and activities.
Accurately interprets written information associated with projects.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Advanced computer skills with estimating software
Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, changing environment
Some travel is required for projects that are bidding in different regions.
The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Commuter Benefits Program
Maternity Leave Policy
Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Term Life and AD&D Insurance
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran
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Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Requisition ID 2021-6552
Position Type Experienced - Full-Time