Estimator – Heavy Civil in Phoenix AZ

Full-time @Kiewit Corporation in  Southwest District , in Estimating , in Transportation
  • Phoenix, AZ, US View on Map
  • Apply Before : January 18, 2023

Job Description

American privately held construction company Kiewit Corporation hiring a Estimator – Heavy Civil in Phoenix, AZ, US, interested candidates can submit job application at Kiewit Corporation Careers Phoenix


Post Title: Estimator – Heavy Civil

Work Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Job Details: 

Position Overview
As an Estimator, you will prepare, review and present discipline estimates for specific project proposal activities. In this role, you will provide estimating assistance and guidance to projects, develops conceptual estimates and performs cost analysis. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of discipline/service estimators, developing and updating historical databases, and assisting in the development of department procedures. Provides direction to others on project/program level tasks.
District Overview
Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, transportation, water, wastewater and power projects and we typically self-perform a large portion of the work.   
Phoenix, AZ. 

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 
•    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 (RFQ’s) and Request for Proposals (RFP’s).
Providing rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimates and phasing schedules.


•    Degree in Engineering or Construction Management with an emphasis in Civil, Structural, Construction Management, Drafting or related fields is preferred.

•    2+ years’ experience in construction/estimating, preferably on heavy civil related construction projects

•    Strong background in Excel as well as Construction Estimating Software

•    Candidates must possess a strong work ethic; good interpersonal skills; demonstrate good organization, verbal and written communication skills; excellent leadership skills.

•    Can travel occasionally and act independently with little or no supervision and as a team player.

•    Results oriented individual with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.

•    Work as a part of a large or small pursuit team and communicate effectively between departments and other staff members.



Career Level : Mid Level Transportation

Department: – Southwest District

Industry: – Estimating

Job Id:- 156499


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