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Construction Estimator

Company: JLM Strategic Talent Partners
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:


We partner with National & International prime contractors to provide them with qualified talent they can trust.

We accomplish this by sourcing & vetting high level career seeking candidates in the industry and match them with our partners current open roles. Our objective is to help our general contractor partners build out project teams for high level infrastructure projects across the US.

We aspire to partner with candidates who are eager to learn, grow, and progress in their career path while deepening their knowledge in their given field.

We deeply value our partnerships and place great emphasis on maintaining strong relationships and long term hires.This is reflective in our competitive offerings to our hires including:

  • Ongoing HR support
  • Competitive benefits packages including- Health, Dental, Vision & Life insurance
  • Our very own JLM Rewards incentive program

    • The ideal candidate has a proven track record of previous administrative experience in engineering and/or civil construction work.
    • They thrive in a fast paced and a team oriented environment.
    • They get excited about construction projects as well as completing assignments on time.
    • An individual who will do well in this position is self oriented, organized, a great communicator, and approachable.
    • Comfortable working within a team environment at the project site in Phoenix.

      • This is a staff position reporting to a Lead Estimator.
      • Estimating functions and associated workflows in a team environment.
      • Reviewing, analyzing and interpreting Contract Documents (specifications, drawings, and reference information) to develop detailed, comprehensive cost estimates for heavy civil construction projects.
      • Also able to make assumptions based on experience with detailed plans are not provided and front end estimating is performed based on conceptual level designs.
      • Able to perform accurate quantity takeoffs for earthwork, concrete work, and underground piping and drainage.
      • Identifying bid qualifications, risks, and assumptions along with quantities and pricing
      • Ensuring estimates and proposals are performed in accordance with company practices and standards. Participating in estimate reviews and presentations to estimate lead and department leads.
      • Develop and maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers throughout the pre-bid process, including solicitation of bids and constructability input.
      • Manage comparisons between self-perform estimates and subcontractor quotes.
      • Ability to Analyze Subcontractor and Material Quotes for responsiveness to the Estimate and Project requirements.
      • Prequalification and Proposal assistance functions.
      • Preparing value engineering solutions; including cost, schedule, and Owner benefits.
      • Preparing responses to Request for Qualifications and Request for Proposals.
      • Providing rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimates and phasing schedules.

        We offer a competitive compensation package as well as benefits including Health Insurance, Vision, Dental, Life, and Paid Time Off!

        Compensation: $40.00 - $65.00 per hour

        JLM is a DBE-accredited agency specializing in finding world-class talent and managing infrastructure project staffing needs.

        As the industry leader in staffing for architecture, engineering, and construction projects, JLM has 18,500+ pre-vetted, highly-skilled, and available people ready to power your project within 7 days.

Keywords: JLM Strategic Talent Partners, Fort Smith , Construction Estimator, Professions , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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