Myers & Sons Construction

  • Estimating/Takeoff/Draftman

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    Job ID
    2019-3253
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Project Management, Engineering and Estimating
  • Overview

    Myers and Sons Construction, LP is a heavy construction company located in Sacramento, California. The company focuses on concrete construction, including bridge work, concrete overlays, concrete paving, water treatment plants, pump stations as well as other concrete related projects and both for Caltrans and other public agencies. Myers and Sons Construction was founded and is managed by C.C. Myers. Myers and Sons is also part of the Sterling Construction Company group of families. For more information on our company please visit www.myers-sons.com

     

    This is the entry level position for a Takeoff Specialist that works under close supervision, performing the routine aspects of performing takeoffs using Auto CAD, Accubid, Bluebeam, Planswift and/or Agtek, and estimating of earthwork, mechanical piping and utilities on both public and private sector projects. This position will work closely with Project Management Staff, Vendors, Subcontractors, Accounting and Senior/Chief Estimators.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for onscreen digitizing and takeoffs.
    • Prepare construction quantities and budgets based on plans, onscreen takeoffs and project specifications.
    • Research material pricing, obtain bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials, and negotiate pricing, requesting and maintaining vendor estimates and building/continuing vender relationships.
    • Evaluate offers to purchase by costing changes, additions and site requirements.
    • Maintain files of working documents for back-up to estimating figures including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
    • Liaison between sales and project management teams.
    • Attend prebids, run bids and phone calls as needed.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Education and/or Experience                  

    • AA or equivalent experience is preferred, but not required.

    Skills

    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
    • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills.
    • Attention to detail.

    License and Certification(s)

    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Computer Skills                  
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • Experience with Auto CAD, Accubid, Bluebeam, Planswift, and/or Agtek is preferred
    • Willing to Learn Viewpoint Construction Software and HCSS Heavy Bid

    Myers and Sons is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

     

     

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