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PCL Construction Services jobs

Los Angeles, California (CA)

Job ID:  180000IC
Employer:  PCL Construction Services
Job Category:  Construction
Employment Type:  Full Time

City:  Los Angeles

My Career. My Company. My Legacy.

At PCL, you are more than just an employee. You could be part of a team that works hard, plays hard, and makes a difference in your community. PCL offers competitive compensation packages, and a chance to be an owner in our 100-percent employee-owned company. We not only reward you financially, but give you challenging assignments and a supportive work environment which promotes personal and professional growth.

Whether you are looking for a corporate or construction career, exciting opportunities are waiting for you. Our people have helped us stand out as a leading general contracting organization, which is why we are always looking for new talent-individuals who can bring innovative solutions and thinking to every project.

We are seeking an experienced Estimator for our Los Angeles district office located in Glendale, CA.

  • Leads estimates in the $5 to $20 million range
  • Knowledge of broad range of project types, including new construction and tenant improvement/renovation projects
  • Assist in estimates in excess of $20 million
  • Building estimates to match job requirements (e.g., alternates, cost codes, bid forms)
  • Identifies special requirements in technical specifications
  • Identifies sub trades to involve and when to involve them
  • Interprets soils and hazardous material reports
  • Prepares bid packages
  • Prepares list of exclusions, clarifications, and interpretations
  • Recognizes discrepancies in documents and sub trade bids
  • Recognizes the scope of work
  • Undertakes site visits and recognizes what to look for
  • Understands rates for labor and equipment
  • Understands and builds unit prices
  • Prepares and assists in estimate review
  • Prices direct and indirect costs
  • Recognizes and seeks opportunities
  • Recognizes productivity impacts such as weather, shifts, location, labor availability, etc.
  • Reviews sub trade pricing

  • The successful candidate will be organized and team oriented with a great attitude.
  • This position requires a minimum of five (5) years of construction estimating experience working for a commercial general contractor.
  • Experience leading estimates in the $5 to $10 million range is required.
  • Local Los Angeles experience preferred.

Working Conditions:

The PCL family of companies are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for, and we aspire to be the most respected builder, renowned for excellence, leadership, and unsurpassed value.

Let us help you build your Legacy today.

PCL is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability
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