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Industrial Piping Estimator- Construction-Portland, OR

Company: BMWC Constructors, Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe primary responsibility for this position is to perform estimates of labor, material, and costs for projects across the industries that BMWC serves and to assist with job-related project engineering functions.Analysis and Critical Thinking

  • Solicit material pricing detail including subcontract items as required
    • Analyze and apply labor productivity unit extensions based on understanding of labor productivity rate development and definition of cost
      • Perform various estimates and process piping take-offs including manual and/or digitized material quantity take-offs
        • Utilize preliminary drawings and sketches, conversations, and field reviews, extract details of and quantify all material and labor required, including support crafts and site in-directs estimated to be necessary to complete a project
          • Develop detail material take-offs, bills of materials, collect material and subcontract quotes and itemize labor manhour estimates
            • Collaborate with General Manager on which opportunities to pursue after assessing project risk
              • Visualize what is not apparent from project documentation and take efforts to estimate those potential scopes of work
                • Assist in the development of alternate proposals such as unit price, fixed fee, and time and material formatsProposal Development & Management
                  • Coordinate proposals from scope definition through final costing and submittal
                    • Assist in preparation of proposal KEYSTONE
                      • Maintain a list of clarifications, assumptions, and qualifications identified as risks and discrepancies are detected during development of proposals
                        • Accurately summarize and file all piping materials and labor estimates required per departmental standards and protocols; include any other information relevant to substantiating the pricing estimate
                          • Ensure the most cost effective and innovative utilization of materials, fabrication, subcontractors, and equipment for each proposal
                            • Participate in formal bid reviews and project team meetings to represent the estimate and to support the estimate hand-overCompliance and Data Management
                              • Delegates tasks to various members of the Proposal Team
                                • Review proposals to ensure consistency with company estimating policies, practices, and standards
                                  • Organize the material quantity take-off process to conform to the bid breakdown forms and submittals that are required
                                    • Process and manage large amount of documents and data, organized to allow recall of work breakdowns, sketches, and other information to substantiate the pricing estimate
                                      • Ensure that estimates, take-offs, etc. are in conformance with established estimating standards and processesOther
                                        • Communicate, through the appropriate channels, any observation of noncompliance with the Guiding Principles and Core Values of BMWC and/or other violations of policy or illegal actions that place personnel and the company at risk
                                          • Perform, with care, any control-related activities required as a function of the position
                                            • Meet corporate standard for development activity
                                              • Specific job responsibilities and projects will be assigned and directed by leadershipContactsThis position has regular contact with all levels of office and field staff, the Operations & Executive Leadership Teams, customers, and third-party partners and vendors. This position is considered part of the Preconstruction Services team and reports to the Corporate Manager of Estimating.Qualifications Required:
                                                • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in mechanical industrial estimating for construction projects. Will relocate a qualified candidate.
                                                • Extensive knowledge of construction labor, scheduling, materials, methods, practices, and costs plus high skill level with measuring techniques and mathematics
                                                • Effective time management, and a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy are critical
                                                • Ability to work productively with a diverse team and provide exemplary customer service
                                                • Effective ability to communicate both in writing and verbally
                                                • Knowledge of pipe, valves and fittings in high purity and industrial applications
                                                • Ability to read blueprints, interpret specifications and RFP documents
                                                • Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products -Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
                                                • Proficiency with estimating and project management software is a plus
                                                • ***You MUST be a US Citizen or have an active Green Card to work for BMWC Constructors! (We will NOT hire you as an employee with ANY temporary status: OPT, F1, H1, etc.!)Desired Characteristics:
                                                  • Previous work experience using CAD is desired
                                                  • Membership in cost and estimating organizations is a plusEducationBachelor s degree, Construction Engineering is preferred. (Will consider Mechanical or Civil degree, if passion for construction is evident!)Working ConditionsThe working conditions and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Required 40+ hours per week. Office hours are 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. This is an exempt position that may require time in excess of 40 hours to complete the assigned responsibilities. Most work hours will be day shift, but alternative shift work will be occasionally required. Travel is required - the employee must be able to travel to other company locations, vendor locations and job sites as needed.While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to sit and work on a computer for extended periods of time. The employee may be asked to travel to field construction sites and work locations on occasion.Employees are expected to have, utilize, maintain and wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by BMWC, the client and any other applicable regulatory agency or management directive.Physical RequirementsThe employee may be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, lift, carry, pull, grasp, sit or bend over for extended periods. The employee must be able to lift, carry and move up to 30 pounds as needed.Employees in this position must be able to walk around indoor and outdoor job sites with distances up to one-half mile on uneven, paved, gravel, dirt or sandy surfaces.

Keywords: BMWC Constructors, Inc., Portland , Industrial Piping Estimator- Construction-Portland, OR, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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