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Junior Estimator

Company: MGE Underground, Inc.
Location: Fresno
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Company Summary

MGE is a utility infrastructure contractor serving investor-owned and public utilities throughout California from its headquarters in Paso Robles and satellite offices throughout the state. Our mission is to be the leading provider of innovative construction solutions for our clients, providing the best value in support of their growing utility and infrastructure requirements.

Job Summary

As the Junior Estimator, you will be responsible for assisting our Chief Estimator with duties such as preparing smaller scope lump sum bids, updating pricing and transferring bid information into databases, and identifying and tracking diverse subcontractors and suppliers. The ideal candidate will have some previous experience in construction project management and be organized, motivated, detail-oriented and driven. This is the perfect opportunity to build a career with a thriving Estimating Team.

Duties And Responsibilities
Prepare unitized and smaller scope lump sum bids.
Ensure pricing is updated in Heavy Bid Software.
Assist in the transfer of bid information to HeavyJob and Vista by Viewpoint.
Maintain and source best value and diverse subcontractors/suppliers/resources.
Manage and update Activity Codebook/Material Codebook.
Conduct Project Handoff Meeting that is initiated by the Execution Team.
Participate in project post-mortem reviews.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications And Experience Required: 1 year of verifiable experience in a construction office environment performing administrative or project coordinator duties
Desired: 2 years of verifiable experience in a construction office environment performing administrative or project coordinator duties
Estimating experience preferred
Construction project management experience preferred
Knowledge in City, County, municipality requirements (i.e. Standard Plans and Specifications)
Some knowledge with reading blueprints, plans, specs, contracts, quotes, purchase orders, etc.
Strong computer aptitude. Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook. Understanding CPM scheduling via MS Project, Suretrak, P6, is a plus
Ability to communicate orally and in writing
Ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instruction
Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
Ability to travel to job sites as required
Ability to agree on completion dates and times for delegated work, paraphrase or repeat all verbal requests, keep track of delegated work, and complete delegated work on time with no surprises
Valid Class C Driver's License with a clean record
Required: Successful candidates must pass the following pre-employment requirements prior to beginning employment: drug screen and background check. Background checks include, but are not limited to, Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Motor Vehicle Records, Personal and Professional References, Criminal History.

Education Required: High School Diploma or GED
Degree in construction management, engineering, or related field
Experience working with Diverse Supplier Tracking and Identification
Experience with contracts and AHJ Permits/Spec/Standards

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

MGE Underground, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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