Estimator

Blakeslee Prestress, Inc. - Marlborough, MA

Full-time

Blakeslee's entry into the construction industry dates back to 1844 with a family run business known as C.W. Blakeslee and Sons. Recognizing the benefits of what was at the time an emerging technology...prestressed concrete, a prestressed division was formed in 1958.

Since then we have been providing customers in the construction industry with value engineered solutions utilizing precast concrete building structures.

Blakeslee's level of quality has long set the standards in the prestressed, precast concrete industry for state-of-the-art design and construction. Our design innovation and flexibility allows us to meet the ever-changing demands of the marketplace as we continue to provide Building Solutions for the 21st Century and beyond.

Essential Job Functions:

Tracking projects for prospective bidding & acquiring bid documents.

Review and interpretation of Bid documents, including drawings, specifications and other contract documents; as required, to facilitate preparation of detailed labor and materials estimates and proposal/scope.

Coordination with all in-house company departments including engineering, purchasing, production, hauling and field operations, as required to prepare estimates.

Coordination with subcontractors and vendors as required to prepare bids.

Preparation of detailed labor & materials estimates.

Preparation of detailed Bid Proposals.

Review completed estimates & proposals with supervisor prior to bid.

Reporting and documentation of all correspondence both inside and outside of company.

Participate in negotiation of contract specific scope & secure signed contract.

Requirements:

Bachelor of Arts/Science degree in Construction, Architecture or Structural Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the precast prestressed concrete industry.

Strong interpersonal & communication skills both written and oral.
Strong understanding of architectural and structural engineering concepts associated with precast prestressed concrete construction.

Excellent computer skills;including mastery of Excel and Lotus spreadsheet programs as well as Microsoft Word and Project.

Familiarity with AutoCad & BIM modeling software a plus.

Personal transportation for travel within Northeast U.S.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)