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Estimator


Company: Lone Mountain Excavating & Utilities Department: Operations
Location: Las Vegas, NV Hiring Manager: Stefan D Hoffman
Closing Date: 01/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible for preparing estimates and budgets for new and existing customers for the private and public markets. Project ranging in size from $50,000.00 through $5,000,000.00. Assuring that our core values of safety and customer satisfaction are at the forefront of all activities.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Review and incorporate historical data.
2. Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
3. Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff using On-Screen program.
4. Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned.
5. Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimates and figures.
6. Interface with owner, A/E, and other contractors to provide engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility.
7. Follow awarded contracts as assigned – may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits; procuring material, etc.
8. Perform additional duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Educational and experience requirements include: Degreed or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or experience. Four to seven years estimating, cost control and/or engineering experience in underground utility and grading fields. Advanced knowledge of estimating techniques and cost control, plus the ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems essential.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and complete projects on schedule. Advanced knowledge and skills in the use of various Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel, to include On-Screen and Spectrum Software's. Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills are essential.
Background check, MVR and drug screen required (will vary by position). We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. EEO/AAP
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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