Lead Estimator

Lead Estimator

Hensel Phelps | Phoenix, AZ, 85067, US

Posted a month ago

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Description

**Description**

**Employment Offer Contingent Upon Successful Completion of the Following:**

+ Verification of Work Authorization and Employment Eligibility

+ Substance Abuse Screening

+ Physical Exam (if applicable)

+ Background Checks for Badging/Security Clearances (if applicable)

**About Hensel Phelps:**

Founded in 1937, Hensel Phelps specializes in building development, construction and facility services in markets ranging from aviation to government, commercial, transportation, critical facilities, healthcare and transportation. Ranked #1 in aviation and #12 overall general contractor in 2021 by ENR, Hensel Phelps is one of the largest employee-owned general contractors in the country. Driven to deliver EXCELLENCE in all we do and supported by our core values of Ownership, Integrity, Builder, Diversity and Community-Hensel Phelps brings our clients' visions to life with a comprehensive approach that begins with innovative planning and extends throughout the life of the property.

**Position Description:**

Lead estimators are responsible for the development of CSI Division and Uniformat estimates and all estimating forms and formats for both the conceptual estimate and final bid. They are responsible to the senior estimator for the development of pricing strategies and specific purchasing methodology for major projects. It is the responsibility of the lead estimator to develop a working relationship with subcontractor principals and estimating departments. Lead estimators support the development of all conceptual estimates for design-build and guaranteed maximum price projects, as well as help put together bids for Design-Bid-Build projects.

**Position Qualifications:**

+ A 4-year degree in civil or structural engineering, architecture or construction management, or 9 years of equivalent experience without a degree.

+ Minimum of 5 years' experience in estimating on large commercial construction projects.

+ Valid Driver's License.

+ Must possess good communications skills and be detail oriented.

+ Basic knowledge of UNIFORMAT and conceptual estimating process.

+ Proficiency in computer skills and an awareness of software programs such as On-Screen Take-Off, Building Connected, SAGE and Assemble.

**Essential Duties:**

+ Follow company standards and ethics.

+ Develop and maintain relationships with industry partners.

+ Estimate key scopes on major projects.

+ Lead estimates on smaller projects.

+ Develop strategies to gain a bid advantage on their estimates.

+ Identify risk and address during the procurement process.

+ Ensure a complete scope has been captured during the estimating process.

+ Able to survey and price all self-perform work items (e.g., concrete, rough carpentry, building specialties).

+ Conduct estimate reviews on smaller projects for executive management.

+ Communicate estimate scope and pricing to clients.

+ Personnel training, development, and evaluation.

**Benefits:**

Hensel Phelps provides generous benefits for our salaried employees. This position is eligible for company paid medical insurance, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment, long-term disability, 401(K) retirement plan, health savings account (HSA) (HSA not available in Hawaii), and our employee assistance program (EAP). It also is eligible for employee paid enrollment in vision and dental insurance, as well as optional participation in a flexible spending account for dependent care expenses (FSA). Hensel Phelps also believes in the importance of taking time to recharge. As a result, salaried employees are eligible for paid time off beginning upon hire. Salaried positions (project engineers and above) participate in an annual bonus plan, subject to company and employee performance. Salaried employees (this is all salaried employees) are also eligible for a company cell phone or cell phone allowance in accordance with company policy. Further, salaried employees (project engineers and above) also receive either a vehicle or vehicle allowance in accordance with Hensel Phelps' policies.

**Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer:**

Hensel Phelps is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Hensel Phelps shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, domestic partner status, pregnancy, disability, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)