HNTB Corporation Construction Estimator II in Detroit, Michigan

Construction Estimator II Job LocationUS-MI-DetroitJob ID0918-19639HNTB Job Title Estimator II Position Type Regular Full-Time Category Project Controls Why Choose HNTB?For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.OverviewThe time is right to join HNTB! We have an elite team of construction management professionals that have joined us from the contracting side of the heavy construction industry and provide valuable construction experience and knowledge to our company and clients. The demand for the services this team provides is ever growing and, as a result, we are constantly looking for talented individuals. If you are a team player with heavy construction experience, have a strong performance drive, and are looking for a challenge, please apply today! We are seeking a Construction Estimator II for our Detroit, MI office. Qualified applicants who require relocation will be considered for this job opening.Job SummaryUnder general supervision, prepares preliminary cost estimates for more complex projects. Accurately projects the cost of upcoming projects and provides information by developing the cost estimate that builds up the estimated cost of a defined scope of work at any stage of project definition. Responsible for conceptual, definitive, man-hour, and equipment factored total installed cost estimates. Duties may also include preparing economic cost studies, cash flows, and contingency analyses.Essential Responsibility•Provides support in price negotiations. Obtains quotes for materials and services.•Performs related costs estimating and budgeting functions. Performs conceptual estimating by establishing a project’s cost prior to development of graphical representation of a facility.•Performs cost estimates by breaking down the items of work on an orderly and logical basis, determining the cost of each item from experience and summarizing the total. Uses estimating software to develop estimates with guidance from lead/senior estimators. Prepares detailed breakdown of components and elements of estimates. Revised estimates and reports to management accordingly.•Analyzes specifications, drawings, sketches and sample layouts to calculate total construction cost using labor, material, and equipment pricing schedules in concert with historical data.•Assists project management with preparation of schedules for es