Estimator
The Heritage Group

Lafayette, Indiana

Posted in Building and Construction


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Job Info


Milestone Contractors is a fully integrated highway, heavy construction, asphalt paving, concrete paving, and site-development general contractor providing construction services throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. We are currently hiring for an Estimator to join our team.

Position Summary:

Assists in the generation of estimates and new business opportunities in assigned markets

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with quotes generation
    • Prepares and submits shop/structural drawings
    • Computes various cost factors
    • Reviews data to determine material and labor requirements
    • Ensures accuracy of all information
    • Solicits suppliers and subcontractors
  • Develops beneficial business relationships
    • Develops good working relationships with suppliers and subcontractors
    • Develops a network and contacts within the community
  • Performs day-to-day estimating tasks
    • Generates quantity take-off
    • Prepares purchase orders and rough draft subcontractor agreements
    • Prepares sub-supplier lists
  • Communicates with internal/external customers.
    • Answers inquiries via phone, email or in-person.
    • Provides highest levels of customer service.
    • Makes presentations to large and small groups
    • Translates technical information into easily understood language
  • Promotes and maintains safe work environment.
    • Exhibits safe work behaviors
    • Wears all prescribed PPE
Reporting Relationships:

Supervision Received: Works under the general direction of the Director of Estimating

Supervision Given: None

Competencies
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Results Driven
  • Stress Management/Composure
  • Teamwork Orientation

Work Environment The work environment described here is representative of those that experienced by an employee performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Clerical office environment
  • Indoor lab conditions that include standard office equipment such as computers, photocopier, phone, filing cabinets, fax machines, cubicles

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Sits at a desk regularly
  • Looks at a computer screen 8 hours a day
  • Performs data entry, alpha and 10-key numeric, on a keyboard
  • Uses copy/fax to scan documents
  • Drives a motor vehicle
  • May lift or move up to 10lbs

Work Environment The work environment described here is representative of those that experienced by an employee performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Clerical office environment
  • Indoor lab conditions that include standard office equipment such as computers, photocopier, phone, filing cabinets, fax machines, cubicles
  • Fast paced with changing priorities and tight deadlines; medium to high stress requiring mental dexterity and resilience
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, normally 40 hours per week. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, during normal business hours. Weekend and shift work may be required on specific projects.

Travel Regular travel to job sites, customer sites, and corporate offices around the state is required; mostly day trips, but some overnight travel.

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Technology, Construction Management or related field
  • 1-3 years previous experience in asphalt paving/bridge construction industry

Preferred Education and Experience
  • PE license

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Must adhere to drug free workplace requirements, including random testing requirements
  • If required to drive a company vehicle, must have or be able to obtain valid, state driver's license and meet company driver requirements

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable) Must be authorized to work in the United States, as verified through E-Verify. Some job sites may require additional criminal background testing.

Other Duties 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.

EOE/M/W/Vet/Disabled/PDA

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