Senior Estimator

VIASANT LLC, a leading provider of environmental remediation and demolition services for clients nationwide, is seeking candidates for a position as a Senior Estimator. Owned and managed by an industry-leading team of professionals, VIASANT has secured its reputation by implementing safe and cost effective solutions for challenging environmental and demolition projects. VIASANT is seeking Senior Estimator candidates responsible for the development of cost model estimates for environmental remediation projects nationwide. Responsibilities include reviewing project specifications and developing the appropriate technical approach for each project. This individual will utilize historic benchmarking information and industry experience to determine the appropriate labor and equipment utilization and production rates, source equipment, subcontractors and materials, and prepare corresponding project schedules.

Duties and Responsibilities
Attend project pre-bid inspection meetings
Breakdown and assess bid documents, plans and specifications
Develop appropriate project approach, means and methods
Provide quantity surveys on each project (area, counts, or volume) as required
Solicit vendor and subcontractor quotes
Develop conceptual and detailed construction cost estimates utilizing Company cost estimate platform
Prepare project schedule utilizing MS Project or SureTrak
Develop critical bid exceptions and assumptions
Some travel required for pre-bid activities

Qualifications
10 years minimum experience in estimating environmental remediation projects, including excavation and source removal, in-situ/ex-situ stabilization and solidification, chemical fixation technologies, ground water remediation, sediment/wetlands remediation and restoration, containment construction, landfill capping and closure
Ability to understand and interpret, with accuracy, project blueprints, drawings, maps, bidding specifications, scope descriptions, and related documents
Advanced computer skills required (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook
Successful track record preparing estimates, proposals, accompanying cost information and schedules
Experience operating a computerized bidding system with precision and speed
Able to adapt to changing conditions and work environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills required
Strong mathematical aptitude
Strong analytical and value engineering skills
Ability to travel to project sites throughout the US for pre-bid activities

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