at RK&K in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

RK&K's Project Controls and Construction Management Division is hiring a Construction Estimator. As an Estimator with RK&K you will develop construction cost estimates for small to large construction projects in various stages of the project lifecycle.
Essential Function
Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid
Executes take-offs of construction documents
Inputs take-offs into a computer spreadsheet or estimating program
Obtains pricing for materials
Obtains bids from subcontractors
Prepares cost analysis in computer by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items
Where predetermined standard(s) are not available, makes an estimate
Informs the immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or computer database
Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.
Other tasks as assigned
Required Skills and Experience
BA/BS degree in Construction, Engineering, Architecture, or related technical field ORminimum five (5) years of relevant experience in heavy civil or highway construction projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Capable of working independently
Preferred Skills and Experience
Knowledge of a contractor bid software such as Bid2Win or HeavyBid is a plus
RK&K hires those with contracting, military, surveying, and related experience; we will provide further training.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
What We Offer
RK&K offers excellent potential for career advancement and professional growth. We also offer attractive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including:
Paid time off
Hybrid work (home and office)
Tuition reimbursement
Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances
Matching 401(k) plan
Paid Holidays
Much, much more!
Why RK&K?
As a full-service engineering and construction management firm, RK&K gives you the opportunity to directly impact the communities in which we live and work. What sets RK&K apart is an award-winning culture that has fostered a spirit of collaboration and trust for over 100 years. To its clients, the firm delivers concepts, processes, and outcomes that are designed for success. RK&K has earned its reputation as a trusted partner, responsive employer, and community steward.
Design your career at RK&K, Apply Today!

RK&K IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - RK&K ensures non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities, you may contact Human Resources at 410-728-2900.  Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact RK&K by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD).  Call 711 for TTY/TDD or use the website If you need more information on special assistance regarding limited English proficiency, contact your RK&K office receptionist and they will be able to direct you to: 1) an individual with our company that speaks your language; 2) an outside service that can assist you in communicating with RK&K; or 3) you may also contact Human Resources at: 410-728-2900

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Job Posting: 1278808

Posted On: Jun 15, 2024

Updated On: Jul 15, 2024

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