• Location: Charlestown, Massachusetts
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #18725
  • Salary: £100,000

Foundation Personnel, a leading Geotechnical and Foundations recruitment agency, is currently seeking a qualified Estimator to join our clients team. Our client’s a global leader in foundation solutions and operates in 90 countries worldwide. With iconic projects like the World Trade Center and Southeast Expressway, they pioneer innovation. Through techniques like Slurry Walls and Jet Grouting, they set new standards in foundation engineering globally.

Job Title: Estimator
Location: Boston, MA

Estimator Responsibilities:

  • Establish overall estimating department policy and direction within overall corporate objectives as dictated by the President.
  • Manage and administer department functions including operating budgets, staffing, wage reviews, work assignments, performance evaluations, etc.
  • Assist corporate and project management to determine what types of projects to bid, strategies, techniques, etc.
  • Attend pre-bid meeting, conduct site visits; attend post-bid meetings and discuss/negotiate scope of work.
  • Review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of resources.
  • Participate, review and assist in the preparation of all final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness, prior to formal quotation and presentation.
  • Participate, review and assist in the development of proposals and presentations.
  • Participate in presentations to other corporate managers and Clients. As member of corporate management team may be responsible for closing the “sale”.
  • Provide administrative and technical direction in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required.
  • Supervise the preparation of studies, materials and methods, recommendations, and cost estimates as required.
  • Perform additional assignments per President’s or Executive Vice President’s direction.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 years) in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering or equivalent.
  • 10 or more years’ experience in similar role and estimating, cost control and construction engineering within the heavy civil construction industry. 
  • Must possess knowledge of estimating techniques and cost control, as well as the ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems essential
  • Software skills to include ability to use HCSS Heavy Bid and  Excel at a proficient level.
  • Previous experience working with Oracle Primavera P6.
  • Excellent organizational, supervisory and decision making/problem solving skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including excellent verbal/written communication.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.

Benefits Package:
Our client offers an attractive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Comprehensive health benefits, including coverage for the employee and minimal contributions for all dependents, along with Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Employer contributions of up to 10% of your salary into a retirement plan.
  • Opportunities for career advancement.
  • Bonus Pay.

Foundation Personnel is committed to finding the best talent for our clients, and we encourage qualified individuals to apply for this exciting Project Manager opportunity.