Construction Estimator

Location: Overland Park, Kansas Salary: competitive, benefits, 401k
Sector: Engineering, Construction, Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Manufacturing (EPCM) Type: contract

Job Description, Required Skills, Education, Experience:

***Needs OSP/ISP Construction experience.


This position will be serving the Telecom Business and will prepare lump sum, unit rate, cost plus and conceptual cost estimates for Outside Plant / Inside Plant and Energy Storage projects.


  • Responsible for estimate coordination and consolidation of each of the discipline estimates into the Proposal Estimate.
  • Reviews design scopes and develop quantities.
  • Performs productivity analysis of construction operations.
  • Prepares direct labor estimates, distributable or contractors indirect cost estimates.
  • Prepares contingency, escalation and reconciliation for estimates.
  • Performs comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects.
  • Prepares management presentations.
  • Updates and maintain historical cost data.
  • Reviews designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggest alternatives where appropriate.
  • Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.
  • Individual contributor with no subordinates.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required. Field and/or project experience is a plus.

  • Field/On-site construction experience
  • Electrical background and/or knowledge
  • Outside Plant, Inside Plant (OSP/ISP) estimating background and/or knowledge
  • Electrical estimating experience and/or knowledge

Preferred Competencies: * Complex estimating principles/procedures * Cost principles/procedures * Mathematical skills * Project design scopes * Consulting skills * Analytical skills * Interpret and understand specifications and contracts * Microsoft Excel * Microsoft Access * Verbal and written communication skills * Presentation skills * Calculator

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