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Entry Level Estimator

Posted: 12 Nov 2020 Closes: 12 Dec 2020
Riverside, United States Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1206436760

Skanska, one of the leading heavy-civil construction engineeringcompanies in the US, is seeking dynamic and talented graduates interested in acareer in Estimating. Join our outstanding team of skilled estimators andengineers to develop competitive proposals and estimates for exciting projectsmaking an imprint on the community for future generations.

Bring innovative ideas to the table as you work with and learn fromexperienced Estimators and Senior. Estimators. Analyze plans, produce quantitytake-offs, create win strategies and gain an overall understanding of complexprojects in order to develop accurate and competitive project cost estimates.

WhatYou'll Do:
  • Conduct initialanalysis of drawings and specifications to ensure required information is provided.
  • Develop costestimate by soliciting specific pricing from vendors and/or sub-contractors.
  • Provide detailedquantity takeoffs and unit prices for review with Senior Estimator and/or EstimatingManager
  • Ability to meetcritical deadlines and provide accurate information

We'reLooking For:
  • Computerproficient with ability to adapt to new innovations and processes
  • Interest inlearning and understanding the Construction industry
  • Capable ofunderstanding construction documents including drawings, standards, andspecifications
  • Strong written,communication and problem-solving skills
  • Goodmath/accounting skills
  • Potentialmanagement and leadership skills
  • Functionseffectively as part of a team
  • Excellent timemanagement and organizational skills
  • Ability tomaintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Positive attitudeis a must
  • Bachelor ofScience in Construction Management or Engineering preferred (experience may also be considered in lieu of adegree)
  • Prior internshipsin estimating or construction engineering/construction management industry is considera plus
  • Ability to readplans/specs for select disciplines
  • Proficiency inExcel, Word, AutoCAD, PowerPoint; estimating and scheduling software a plus.

Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:
  • Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;
  • Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;
  • Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Skanska is an equalopportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualifiedindividual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race,religion, color, national origin, sex, age.

Skanskais one of the world's leading construction and development companies. In theU.S., Skanska's core operations include building construction, civilinfrastructure and developing self-financed commercial properties, whichtogether generated $8 billion in revenue in 2018. As a developer in the U.S.,Skanska has invested a total of $2.3 billion in commercial and multi-familyprojects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has offices in 28metro areas with 9,000 employees nationwide. Skanska is an industry-leadinginnovator in both safety and project execution, and offers competitivesolutions for both traditional and complex assignments to help build a moresustainable future for our customers and communities. Global revenue of parentcompany Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the StockholmStock Exchange, totaled approximately $20 billion in 2018.

We are proud to be named one of America's BestEmployers of 2019 by Forbes.

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Skanska USA Human Resources ("Skanska HR")provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. includingSkanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA CommercialDevelopment Inc. and Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively"Skanska USA"). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative ofSkanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies orany employment vendor ("Vendor"). As a condition precedent to any entitlementfor payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and(2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HRrepresentative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall haveno obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communicationsfrom any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered bindingobligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be consideredproperty of Skanska HR.

Additional Information
  • Location: Riverside, California, United States
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular
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