ESTIMATING ASSISTANT

JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Project Estimating Assistant for Civil/Non Civil Projects Location: Puyallup, WA

Reports to: Senior Estimator FLSA Status: Salary

Company Overview:

Prospect Construction, Inc began as a General Contractor, specializing in the water and wastewater treatment industries. Prospect Construction’s success in the technical, complicated nature of water and wastewater treatment plant construction has allowed seamless crossover to other fields of construction, including cogeneration, biogas treatment, fish facilities, utilities, bridges and building projects.

Description Summary:
The Estimating Assistant must be able to gather proposals, read, and understand blueprints, specifications, and related documents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Estimating Assistant:

  • Solicit and obtain pricing from vendors and subcontractors using Building Connected, email, and phone

  • Manage DBE good faith efforts

  • Organize/print/file bidding documents

  • Hyperlink Blue Beam bid documents

  • Update bidding documents with addenda

  • Review Project Insurance Requirements, and obtain quotes for any compliance needed.

  • Obtain bid bonds

  • Compile bid documents

  • Turn in bids-Bid Runner Duties

  • Fill out qualification forms for Owners

  • Assemble marketing packages for Owners

  • Maintain project references and company experience forms

  • Manage completed project historical records

  • Manage potential client database

  • Record bid results and manage historical records

  • Obtain current labor rates for various areas

  • Assist Estimators with Project Turnover Documents to Operations upon successful bid.

  • Must be willing to embrace and support our core values (Passion, Courage, Team, Stewardship)

  • Review Plan rooms Daily and send all potential leads to Chief Estimator

  • Update and maintain bidding roster

Preferred Education/Knowledge & Skills:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in Construction related field to be familiar with Materials and methods.

  • College education a plus, Degree not required

  • Building Connected and Blue Beam experience a plus

  • Windows Office Systems

  • Basic specification, plan, and drawing reading and interpretations

  • Ability to prepare clear and concise oral and written communications

Prospect Construction offers a comprehensive benefits package with 100% paid Medical coverage for employees, Profit sharing program, PTO, and more.

Prospect Construction, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year