Michael Page USA
This top General Contractor has been operating offices continuously in California and is known for its innovative and team oriented approach to construction. They have a wide range of projects and utilize cutting edge BIM/virtual building techniques. Projects range from offices, schools, hospitality, parking structures, etc. Client Details Our client is looking for a Lead Estimator to join their Los Angeles office. They require someone with at least 5 years of experience and a BS in Civil Engineering. This individual will be heavily involved in the design and technical activities on a wide range of public civil engineering projects in Los Angeles. Description Have a basic knowledge and understanding of costs to prepare conceptual estimates. Assists in maintaining and updating the master bid list for the 16 Divisions of work as detailed in the Uniform Construction Index. Works with new estimators assigned to the department; ensures that they receive maximum exposure to the cost estimating process. May review the work of other staff members for accuracy; offers suggestions as needed before bid data is consolidated. May at times assist in preparing construction schedules, and construction logistic plans. Profile Strong knowledge and understanding of design development, estimating. Solid knowledge of the following software: WinEst, OST, Revit, SketchUp. Advanced user of MS Excel and other MS Office applications. Adept in quickly learning new software, related to drafting, modeling, estimating and scheduling. Working knowledge of construction drawings, costs and principles. Detailed Estimating experience, primarily in a support role. Job Offer Competitive Base Salary Health care Car allowance PTO and Vacation Days Great Backlog!