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Estimator 

 

Location: Gonzales, Louisiana  

 

Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.

 

 

Position Summary:

 

Bilfinger is seeking a highly motivated Estimator with a track record of success within the Gulf Coast marketplace.  The ideal candidate must be a strong leader with excellent interpersonal skills and will provide and/or coordinate full estimating services on complex work for all types of industrial construction.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • The Estimator reports to the Director of Estimating for daily operations.
  • Work the entire life-cycle of a bid, from invitation to proposal submittal to Owner, along with post-submittal support/clarification when required.
  • Ability to interpret Client specifications and perform quantity takeoffs from bid package drawings as necessary to prepare labor, material, equipment, and subcontractor costs.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings in the field, take detailed notes, and ask appropriate questions.
  • Coordinate estimating activities with a diverse team of Estimators and Project Leaders to complete estimates and proposals on multiple projects.
  • Prepare proposal packages and contact vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors via phone, email, and other messaging types for supporting quotations (as necessary).
  • Assist scheduling team with priority organization of activities for a project.
  • Compile estimate input within in-house estimating software system.
  • Ensure estimates are complete, well organized, and ready for management review.
  • Prepare proposal and presentation books for submittal to customers (as required).
  • All records (drawings, specs, quotes, and notes/correspondence) must be well maintained throughout the bid process.
  • Be able and willing to travel to project sites to work as part of the field execution team (as needed).
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's and/or project management's direction.

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of 3-years estimating experience in a lead role for industrial or commercial proposals.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills, along with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work hands-on and independently, as well as part of the Estimating Department.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills are critical to success.
  • Other desirable computer skills are Word, Adobe, Power BI, and a basic introduction to Primavera scheduling software.

 

 

Please reach out to Gregory Dwayne Dunning (gregory.dunning@bilfinger.com) in case of any questions related to this position. 

 

Bilfinger Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

 

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