Other locations:Vancouver, WA, US
Requisition ID: 102121
Job Level: Senior Level
Employment Type: Full Time
Want to set up and grow the Electrical Division for an industry leader in heavy civil projects across the west coast? Want to travel and relocate throughout your career, working with a winning company and some of the best people in the business?
Kiewit is hiring an Electrical Estimator with the ability to bring electric scope of infrastructure projects in on time and on budget throughout the Western United States. This is an exciting opportunity to build a business from the ground up including creating the business plan, developing a new team, and then leading the construction of landmark projects which will impact society for generations to come.
Kiewit’s Northwest District is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington. We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii
This position is based out of our Northwest District Office, Vancouver, Washington.
Provide full electrical estimating services on large, complex construction projects for bid-build, design-build, EPC projects with project values ranging from $200,000 to multibillion dollars
Travel to project locations across the west coast from Hawaii to California and Alaska to ensure a successful estimate – anticipate about 50% travel
Develop project estimates requiring bid information and prepare the estimates to ensure all factors are properly considered, priced, and included in the estimate summary
Experience estimating electrical scope including: street lighting, airfield lighting, trenching and underground electrical installation (ductbank), traffic signals, pulling and terminating cable, and installation of electrical and communication equipment
Participating in design build plan reviews and contribution to electrical scope value engineering
Analyze, review and interpret engineering contracts, owner plans and specifications to develop an understanding and be able to produce comprehensive detailed construction estimates
Conduct site investigation prior to forming a plan of operations to identify any problems or conditions of an unusual nature that may be present
Use detailed construction analysis and historical costs to create accurate schedules, job cost projections/audits and constructability studies
Manage dealings with vendors, subcontractors and/or self-perform work to make sure we are providing the best possible estimate
Ensure estimating and proposal activities are in accordance to Kiewit codes and standards and home office legal department opinions
Degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or related experience
A minimum of 5 years of experience estimating all electrical scopes of highway or traffic systems. WSDOT and/or Caltrans experience is a plus
Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling, cost control, specifications, and engineering drawings
Solid experience in utilizing Estimating software (Accubid, Heavybid Bluebeam, etc.)
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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