Estimator- Kiewit Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Englewood CO Posted Date: March 14, 2020
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Employer Job Id:  99203  Careermine Job Id: 1838418
Requisition ID: 99203

Job Level: Entry Level

Department: Estimating

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As an Infrastructure Estimator you will work to help Kiewit create timely and accurate proposals for infrastructure projects throughout the United States and Canada.

At Kiewit, one of our keys to company stability is winning work at the right price. Without some of the best estimators in the business, we wouldn't be where we are today and we're currently looking for a few more to join our growing team. If you enjoy planning, and evaluating a project estimating may be the right career path for you.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is a part of Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc. A full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail, and materials disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects.

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering Group's Design Build Management team are driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects to manage their multi-disciplined design teams to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-driven engineers analyze root causes and resolve design issues before they impact schedule and budget. Particularly on large design-build projects, clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and design best practices for all projects that we support.

Location

This position will be based out of Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers Englewood, CO office.

Responsibilities

  • Review, analyze, and interpret Contract Documents (RFP, specifications, etc.).
  • Perform all tasks related to quantity takeoff and pricing of design-build projects in the infrastructure market.
  • Coordinate with engineers/designers to provide constructability input and value engineering for preliminary project plans.
  • Participate in and/or lead Task Force Meetings, brainstorms, and working sessions with engineers/designers.
  • Identify, quantify, and communicate Risk throughout the estimating process.
  • Performing site visits and investigations as needed.


Qualifications

  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related degree preferred.
  • Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling, cost control, specifications, and engineering drawings.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Experience with InEight Estimate (HardDollar) preferred.
  • Experience with CADD and 3D Modeling software preferred.
  • Possess strong mathematical and computer skills.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic.
  • Work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
  • Knowledge of construction methods, costs and techniques.
  • Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA Requirements.
  • Must be willing to travel as the job requires.


We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There's no limit to what you'll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you'll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you're building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you're bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you'll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you'll be part of a mission that's bigger than you can imagine.

Here, you'll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience - all while helping people across the globe live better.

Nearest Major Market: Denver
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