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NES Fircroft

2021-06-11 13:18:24

Job location Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Trades & Services

Job description

Job Duties

  • Assist Business Development Team, as needed, in preparation of proposals for new business and presentations to clients.
  • Study and understand the contract documents of each project before, as well as after estimating to determine areas, including provisions of the general or special conditions, plans, schedule, and specification.
  • Perform value engineering and value enhancement efforts as required to serve the client including development of items and lists, compilation of ideas and presentation of information to the client.
  • Perform accurate estimating of projects assigned to bid.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and post bid meetings as required.
  • Company liaison with Owner, Architect, and Engineer during estimating and bidding phases.
  • Coordinates with Project Manager to assure that a preliminary construction schedule and budget has been developed based upon each estimate. Assist during the preconstruction strategy meeting as it pertains to project budgeting.
  • Work with Project Manager to estimate and submit timely change proposals to the design agent or owner.
  • Maintain an up-to-date file or library of material suppliers, current labor laws, equipment rental rates, and qualified subcontractors by category.
  • Analyzing subcontractor and vendor quotes to confirm scope pricing
  • Preparing conceptual estimates and budgets for projects to include analysis points for internal discussion
  • Updating unit, labor, material, and equipment rates in cost databases for software such as HCSS
  • Developing subcontractor relationships for the solicitation of bids

Skills and Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or relevant field of expertise
  • Knowledge of construction forecasting, cost, scheduling and estimating
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work, and project schedule
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or relevant field of expertise
  • Estimating software experience (HCSS Heavy Bid PREFERRED)
  • Sitework Takeoff program experience (Siteworx, Agtek or similar)
  • Scheduling program experience ( MS Project, Primavera)
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Proficient Technical writing skills
  • 5 plus years minimum experience in Heavy Civil Construction Industry
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills

Job Duties
  • Assist Business Development Team, as needed, in preparation of proposals for new business and presentations to clients.
  • Study and understand the contract documents of each project before, as well as after estimating to determine areas, including provisions of the general or special conditions, plans, schedule, and specification.
  • Perform value engineering and value enhancement efforts as required to serve the client including development of items and lists, compilation of ideas and presentation of information to the client.
  • Perform accurate estimating of projects assigned to bid.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and post bid meetings as required.
  • Company liaison with Owner, Architect, and Engineer during estimating and bidding phases.
  • Coordinates with Project Manager to assure that a preliminary construction schedule and budget has been developed based upon each estimate. Assist during the preconstruction strategy meeting as it pertains to project budgeting.
  • Work with Project Manager to estimate and submit timely change proposals to the design agent or owner.
  • Maintain an up-to-date file or library of material suppliers, current labor laws, equipment rental rates, and qualified subcontractors by category.
  • Analyzing subcontractor and vendor quotes to confirm scope pricing
  • Preparing conceptual estimates and budgets for projects to include analysis points for internal discussion
  • Updating unit, labor, material, and equipment rates in cost databases for software such as HCSS
  • Developing subcontractor relationships for the solicitation of bidsSkills and Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or relevant field of expertise
  • Knowledge of construction forecasting, cost, scheduling and estimating
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work, and project schedule
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or relevant field of expertise
  • Estimating software experience (HCSS Heavy Bid PREFERRED)
  • Sitework Takeoff program experience (Siteworx, Agtek or similar)
  • Scheduling program experience ( MS Project, Primavera)
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Proficient Technical writing skills
  • 5 plus years minimum experience in Heavy Civil Construction Industry
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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