PLS Transmission Estimator in Irving, TX at Plh Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irving, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 4 years
  • Date Posted:
    1/13/2020

Job Description

Forecasts project costs. Gathers details and compiles data to estimate all production costs according to specifications. Considers raw materials, labor, equipment, tools, labor and transportation for estimations. Helps determine necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints. May require a bachelor's degree in a related field and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Good understanding of the standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on judgment and limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

  • Gather any and all data required in preparing lump sum, unit rate, time, material, and cost plus detailed estimates
  • Utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for pricing estimates
  • Meet and maintain estimating schedules
  • Prepare and review estimates with Project Managers including conceptual estimating, cost analysis, and estimate coordination
  • Perform productivity analysis of cost estimates, prepare contingency, escalation, and reconciliation\\'s for estimates; perform comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects; prepare management presentations and develop an estimate basis
  • Complete project budgets based on the estimates
  • Work with Project Managers on new project transitions
  • Track costs as needed for accurate estimating
  • Prepare project bid status reports and ensure compliance with all specifications
  • Develop strategies to create a competitive edge
  • Solicit information from subcontractors and suppliers
  • Attend pre-bid and proposal meetings
  • Other duties as assigned


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