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Estimator - Excavation / Underground Utilities

Marion, IA

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Are you ready to start a new career with a local, growing company; then Abode Construction is looking for YOU to join our TEAM.

Estimator - Excavation  / Underground Utilities 

The estimator is responsible for preparing and /or coordinating full estimates and estimated project timelines on small and large excavation, and underground utility / infrastructure projects as required by clients’ specifications.  

Essential Functions:


  • Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid.

  • Executes take-offs of construction documents.

  • Inputs take-offs into a computer spreadsheet.

  • 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.

  • Project timeline.

  • Start date scheduling i.e. materials, permits, SWPPP, bonding, utility and underground locates, equipment, and crew.


This is a brief summary; if you are interested in the full job description please go to www.abodeconstruction.com .

Abode Construction has competitive salaries and attractive benefits such as:  Health Ins, Dental Ins, Group Life / AD&D Ins, Voluntary Life/AD&D, 401K Retirement, Profit Sharing, PTO and Holiday Pay. 

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Estimator - Excavation / Underground Utilities

Abode Construction

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3405 7th Avenue, Suite 102, Marion, IA 52302

Posted 06/29/17

Job ID: 61255