Utility Estimator

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Description/Job Summary

Analyzes plans, specifications, proposals and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for products, projects or services by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Tracks and orders plans for potential projects to bid.
  • Attends pre-bid meetings and prepares appropriate questions for owner to clarify proposal issues.
  • Assists in coordination of plan deposits, bid bonds, and bid proposals preparation.
  • Plans bidding strategy to meet Owner DBE/MBE/WBE requirements.
  • Analyze pre-bid project activities for compliance with government regulatory or other governmental agencies (i.e. OSHA, NC DENR, etc.)
  • Prepares and assembles detailed estimates by completing takeoffs and reviewing specifications for accurate proposals.
  • Assembles crew sheets with the proper labor, equipment and production. • Prepares subcontractors and suppliers lists 
  • Generates subcontractors scopes of work.
  • Calls in necessary locates for review of existing utilities before bid.
  • Coordinates with all necessary personnel to complete any necessary exploratory digging. 
  • Completes post bid review and provides project manager with information on subcontractors and suppliers in post bid meeting.
  • Leads transitional meetings 

Required Qualifications

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree from 4-year college university or four to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensing/Certifications:  OSHA 10 required.  All applicable safety training provided by T.A. Loving Company. 

Skills, Knowledge and Ability: Knowledgeable with the processes and procedures of utility construction. Familiar with software programs such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Outlook preferred. Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Details

Who We Are
With over 93 years of higher education, healthcare and bridge/utility experience, T.A. Loving Company ( NC GC License No. 325) is a proven leader in the construction industry. Our commitment to quality and integrity are just two examples of why we have a repeat client list. We appreciate the long-term relationships that we carry with us, and also the longstanding employees that have stayed with our company for many years. Our loyal employees make the success of our company possible, and many employees have dedicated their entire careers to T.A. Loving.
What We Stand For
What you do matters. Experience T.A. Loving Company's culture where you are valued and appreciated to work together to live out our 5 Core Values: Integrity, Safety, Excellence, Client Advocacy, Teamwork, and High Ethical Standards.
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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at reasonableaccomodations@taloving.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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