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Estimator PPC

Company: Peckham Industries
Location: Palmer
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Peckham Industries

Location: Palmer, MA
Salary Interval: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/03/21

Application Instructions

Peckham Industries Inc. (PII) has remained a family-run business since its' founding in 1924.Through our extensive network of hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete plants, quarries, and liquid asphalt terminals PII delivers the highest quality materials and custom solutions to thousands of road construction and road maintenance customers throughout the state of New York and New England. In addition, the company's construction operations include paving and road reclamation services as well as precast/pre-stressed concrete production and erection of multi-level parking structures, specialty buildings, and bridge components. To learn more, please visit www.peckham.com.

Position Description

Job Summary:

An Estimator is responsible for the overall project estimate working with members of the estimating team under the Chief Estimator. Works with clients including public and private owners, architects/engineers, developers, subcontractors/ suppliers to plan cost factors for building projects; analyzes construction documents, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Review and mine government and industry information outlets as well as other publications and resources review proposals, specifications and schematics and drawings to determine scope of work and requirements
  • Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current and accurate
  • Assist with maintaining the estimate costs data base to ensure costs are up to date
  • Support other department personnel as required which may include preparing estimates in other
  • Reviews subcontractor and supplier bids for conformity to contract requirements and determines acceptable bids
  • Resolve technical matters during negotiation and contract execution
  • Works with operations team throughout the preconstruction process in reviewing plans and specifications
  • Provide complete cost estimate and final estimating input on complex projects. Must be able to manage
  • Perform periodic and post completion analysis of actual cost vs estimated
  • May review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or
  • Review and incorporate historical cost and production from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports of previous jobs to use in future estimates
  • Coordinate total estimate effort relevant to bid or project, as assigned
  • Follow awarded contracts which may include estimating extra work orders, change orders
  • With other estimating staff, take inquiries from private businesses and coordinate to provide estimates
  • Negotiate contracts and attend pre-bid meetings
  • Relate to the public and customers in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner
  • Frequent contact with other plants, project managers, foremen, superintendents, customers', and members of the public; occasional contact with company managers and executives
    Position Requirements

    Requirements, Education and Experience:

    Bachelor's Degree preferred, or combination of high school diploma/equivalent and at least 5-10 years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/orvocational training
    Experience must include related work experience in asphalt paving and/or road construction practices
    Proficient verbal and written English communication skills
    Legal right to work in the U.S.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Peckham Industries is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    Under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, if you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Peckham, please contact HR@peckham.com.

Keywords: Peckham Industries, Springfield , Estimator PPC, Professions , Palmer, Massachusetts

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