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Construction Estimator

Company: PRS Holdings Inc.
Location: Mira Loma
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Pavement Recycling Systems is the Western United States premier provider of Recycling Solutions to reclaim, preserve, and rehabilitate pavement at any stage. Becoming a team member of PRS introduces you to a unique culture of employee ownership and empowerment to grow and succeed in your career. We create an environment in which all employees develop and contribute to their full potential and we recognize and reward outstanding results.

As an Estimator you will responsible for preparing budgets, estimates and pre-bid packages for construction projects.

Primary Responsibilities

Works with estimators and project management teams to develop sections of schematic, design development and construction document estimates including soliciting and evaluating subcontractor bids, scopes of work, reviewing project plans and specifications for various categories of work both large and small

Leads Estimating Team with timely roll-out and execution of the entire estimate deliverable process.

Conducts initial analysis of drawings and specifications to ensure required documentation is present and determine scope of work

Develops full-scope estimates

Critically analyzes bid documents and understand risk and opportunities and articulate those to management

Organizes the bid team, providing leadership and direction with regards to means and methods, schedule and strategy

Participates in technical proposals for Alternative Delivery projects

Provides detailed quantity take off of specific trades when required

Creates detailed crew and production cost estimates and review prices with estimating team

Solicits and analyzes subcontractor and vendor pricing input when required

Attends project site pre-bid meetings, site tours, and post-bid interviews as required

Develops unit costs accurately

Performs technical/plan review when required

Accurately assesses and plans takeoff workload

Gathers and monitors actual cost vs. estimated cost, maintaining project cost history

Manages and maintains subcontractor database and subcontractor prequalification.

Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer's expectations

Performs other duties as assigned


Proven experience as a construction estimator

Basic understanding of accounting and project management concepts

Deep understanding of research methodology, data analysis and estimation metrics

Comfortable with numbers and technology

Excellent knowledge of bid software

Great attention to detail

Excellent communication and negotiation abilities


Education and/or Experience

10+ years' experience in preconstruction/estimating and/or operations on commercial construction projects

Bachelor's Degree in engineering, construction science or related field or equivalent work experience

Able to read architectural plans and develop cost estimates

Knowledge and efficiency in the following Software: Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Takeoff Software

Strong understanding of commercial construction

Must have good business written and oral communication skills and effective listening skills

Must be fluent in English

Strong customer service skills

Able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines

Why Join

ESOP Retirement Benefits are extended to all employees with participation after one year of service. A typical discretionary annual company contribution can range from 10% to 15% of your annual salary.

401K Retirement Benefits are extended to all Non-union employees.

Health, Dental, and Vision as well as other supplemental health insurance.


Holiday Pay

Opportunities for career advancement

On the job training provided to all employees

Work for an industry leader in various disciplines and markets

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

We are an equal opportunity employer and give consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Keywords: PRS Holdings Inc., Los Angeles , Construction Estimator, Professions , Mira Loma, California

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