Construction Estimator/Project Manager

Petaluma, CA 94954

Posted: 03/22/23 Industry: Operations Manager Job Number: 125416 Pay Rate: $78k-$117k/year

Job Description

Construction Estimator/Project Manager
Petaluma, CA - Direct Hire - $78k-$117k/year 
job number 125416

Shaping the future by restoring the land. Our client in Petaluma is focused on maintaining habitat restoration work for the Land Management Division. LM implements and manages a range of different types of year-round work: civil construction, earthwork/grading, bioengineering, irrigation weed management, erosion control, revegetation/planting, and long-term maintenance projects. They are hiring an Estimator to join their team who will be responsible for collecting, analyzing and organizing cost and level of effort data; building estimates ranging in size from $5K-$5MM in size and various levels of complexity; working with project managers and superintendents in handing-off relevant information at the time of project start; growing client, supplier, rental company relationships & networking; developing potential work and reviewing potential opportunities. 

On the job responsibilities include:
  • Guide assigned projects from initial solicitation through hand-off to project managers 
  • Take initiative to gather additional information and work to provide complete cost evaluations 
  • Make reliable predictions as it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating all scopes of work 
  • Analyze public works bid packages in specific reference to prevailing wages, minority participation, and final proposal details 
  • Ensure that all components of an estimate are included in the estimate and that there is an ample trail of documented cost evidence 
  • Prepare conceptual cost estimates and studies from schematic or feasibility-level documentation 
  • Collaborate with project team members for estimate reviews, risk analysis, staffing needs and project requirements 
  • Read and understand permit documents from CDFW, USACE and other agencies when preparing an estimate 

This is a great job opportunity for you if you...
  • Thorough understanding of standard estimating process 
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings and specifications with emphasis on technical plans (schematics, grading, infrastructure, elevations, etc.) 
  • 2-3 years of experience as a professional estimator preferably within construction or habitat restoration required 
  • College degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Natural Resources desired
  • Proficiency with estimating database software (HCSS Heavy Bid experience highly desired), take-off software (on-screen take-off, Planswift, Bluebeam etc.), scheduling software skills (MS Project or Primavera P6) and general knowledge of MS operating systems, Excel & MS Word.  

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Job seekers with experience in the following positions are encouraged to apply.
Collision Estimator
Junior Estimator
Senior Estimator
Construction Estimator

Meet Your Recruiter

Camila Matthews
Senior Staffing Coordinator, CSP

Camila is a fan-favorite that takes time to appreciate the important people in her life. She lives and works to make a positive difference. In another life, she would be a realtor on House Hunters. Earlier in this life, she rowed for a whaleboat team in San Francisco!

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