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Estimator - Fredericksburg, VA

Location: 

Fredericksburg, VA, US, 22407

Company:  Precast Products East

 

 

Job ID:  139364

Exempt

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, CRH Americas is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

Job Description Summary

 

The Estimator will be responsible for handling the estimating of dry utility, box culvert, Oldcastle Storm water Solutions and other larger scale projects and others to assist the sales staff and production staff.  He/she will work with engineering/vendors/production staff to ensure all costs are covered and accurate. When required, he/she will be the main point of contact for the customer/vendors/ and Oldcastle staff to ensure that products are constructed to the required designs/specifications.  Additional responsibilities to include:

 

  • Responsible for estimating multiple projects concurrently and getting proposals to the sales staff when due.  Follow-up up on proposals and through the production and submittal process.
  • Learn AX and become an expert at order entry and the accounting process.
  • Contact vendors for pricing and cutsheets on required items, review vendor quotes to make sure those items will meet the required designs/specifications.
  • Reviews sales proposals with sales staff to ensure proper estimating and project requirements, time frames and subcontracting opportunities.
  • Upon project assignment, shares responsibility with the Salesperson to hold a Turnover/Kick Off meeting at the point of sale to ensure all needed information and paperwork are complete and the box folders is properly created; that the scope of work is clear; review the estimate and confirm values for all items; and begins the process of scheduling the project.
  • If possible, utilize AutoCAD/Inventor for assembling proposal plans to clarify scope of work.
  • Utilize public lead sources to search for projects, and bid projects from downloaded plans.
  • Assist with any applicable Change Order Proposals in a timely manner, whether owner/client/architect requested or by generation from Oldcastle.
  • Work with sales team to reprice change order requests and estimate as project scopes of work change.
  • Assist team with answering the main phone line when needed.

 

 Requirements

 

  • 5+ years Estimating/Project Management experience preferred, ideally within the construction or precast concrete industry
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several large to small, complex bids/projects simultaneously. 
  • Knowledge and proficient in use of AutoCAD for proposal drawings.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required. *Civil Engineering preferred.
  • Ability to review and work from production schematics and engineering drawings.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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