Job Description With more than 8500 people across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD is one of the world's leading engineering, environmental and construction services companies. Committed to the success of our clients and the communities in which we operate, we have an ongoing requirement for high caliber professionals to join our connected global network.
We have an opportunity in our Houston, TX
office for a Civil Estimator
with our Construction team, who aspires to become an active employee in a vibrant, well-established company.
If you're driven, fast track your career here!
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Perform construction estimating and costing of all plans
Review project plans, specification and requirements and incorporate into estimate
Prepare accurate quantity take-offs and unit pricing
Establish and monitor budgets for all construction phases
Identify cost-saving techniques, materials, and procedures
Monitor and communicate any cost impact of increases and quantity changes
Perform cost comparison and analysis as requested
Assemble complete and detailed estimating packages
Prepare conceptual estimates and interpret outline specifications
Coordinate, review, and analyze general contractor and subcontractor bids
Skills, Competencies, Qualifications:
8 to 10 of years of experience in estimating preferred
Must have full working knowledge of blueprints, red lining, and material take-offs
Must be able to proficiently complete complex estimating tasks for projects in various phases of design and construction
A bachelor's degree in a related field or experience in lieu of degree
Experience with impoundments and landfills is helpful
Experience with HCSS software is a plus
Proficient with MS Project and MS Office applications
Excellent communications skills
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Problem solving skills
Ability to accurately review and complete detail oriented information and projects
Ability to conceptualize and organize project planning process
Ability to work with wide range of people
Must reside in Houston or surrounding area
As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to the link below.
No phone calls please and no third party firms. This position does not offer visa sponsorship.
Construction, Mining & Trades
Website : http://www.ghd.com
GHD is an international network of engineers, architects and environmental scientists serving clients in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.