>> Estimator
Location:State College (PA)
Job Summary:
Prepare complete estimates for assigned project(s) of medium to large size and complexity either directly or through subordinate personnel.  This salaried, exempt position will work independently with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions: 
* Complete accurate and concise estimates of required labor, equipment and materials needed to complete project.
* Review and incorporate historical data (purchase orders, quotations, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc.) into estimates. 
* Review proposal specifications, drawings, project site, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
* Use computer-based software (Agtek, Insite) to take off quantities, field measurements, or obtain information from the plan, proposal and cross sections to accurately calculate various statistical data in a timely manner.
* Proactively communicate with Owner, Sales Representative, Senior Estimator, Project Administrator, Project Manager, Superintendent, Cost Accountant and other internal departments concerning project.
* Responsible for the coordination and administration of projects upon completion of sale or low bid including maintaining files of working documents.  
* Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
* Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Knowledge of:
* Estimating techniques, cost control and material pricing.
* Civil engineering and construction principles.
* Project management principles, practices and methods.
* Common commercial and estimating software.
* Contract administration.
* Progress payments, change orders, and claims.
* Principles of administration, leadership, supervision and training.

Ability to:
* Bid a project from beginning to end including takeoffs, detailed estimate setup, entry and analysis of material and subcontracting pricing.
* Learn and follow GOH company policies and procedures.
* Read and interpret schematics, specifications and plans.
* Prepare reports, business correspondence, and documents.
* Plan, organize and direct the work of others.
* Use a computer and related office equipment.

* Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. 

* High school diploma or equivalent required.
* Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field is required.

* A minimum of five years of combined experience in estimating and construction including excavation, paving, underground utility, site development and heavy highway projects. 

Physical Requirements:
* Frequently required to sit in and operate a vehicle for sustained periods of time.
* Ability to walk and work on uneven terrain.
* Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
* Ability to use office equipment such as computers, copiers, telephones, etc.
* Ability to work in a field environment with exposure to dust, inclement weather conditions, extreme heat and cold.
* Ability to wear required personal protective equipment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.
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