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The Walsh Group Estimator in Herndon, Virginia

Overview

Archer Western, a member of The Walsh Group, is currently seeking an Estimator for the Transportation Division in Herndon, VA . We are seeking a candidate with previous heavy highway project experience.

The Estimator will support and work with management, operations and estimating staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications. The Estimator shall have extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles. Qualified individuals will have estimating experience with large Transportation projects. The Estimator must be confident working with estimating teams on projects of varying sizes, and be capable of estimating hard bid, negotiated and conceptual projects.

As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing. Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work

  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment

  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work

  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

  • Flexibility in career path & progression

  • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States

Responsibilities

  • Review project plans, requirements and specifications.

  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities to coordinate a team of estimators to develop a large multidisciplinary estimate.

  • Determine labor and equipment costs.

  • Perform accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.

  • Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.

  • Understand project logistics and project schedule.

  • Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.

  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team.

  • Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)

  • Assist with certain post-bid buyouts.

  • Comprehends contract requirements for diversity compliance.

Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience or College Degree with 3 years of experience

  • Experience estimating projects over $30M

  • Understanding of all applicable estimating software.

  • Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles

  • Well organized, flexible, detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task.

  • Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands

  • Effective presentation skills

  • Excellent written and oral communicator

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays

  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Commuter Benefits Program

  • Maternity Leave Policy

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.

The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or hr@walshgroup.com .

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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Job Locations US-VA-Herndon

Requisition ID 2022-8866

Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

Category Estimating

Division Transportation

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