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Construction Estimator - Construction Focus job

Xator CorporationAlexandria City, VA
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Company Description

Xator Corporation is a trusted provider of mission-focused C4ISR solutions addressing National Security & Intelligence, Tactical Intelligence, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Training for U.S. Government clients at home and abroad. Our work positively impacts the safety and security of personnel, facilities, and vital information throughout the world.

Job Description

Xator Corporation is seeking a highly motivated and detail oriented Estimator for our Alexandria, VA office to support worldwide electronic and technical security projects. Responsibilities:Prepare material takeoffs from construction project design drawings to assist in the creation of complete project material lists that include everything needed for the installation phase of the projects.Analyze and interpret construction design drawings and change requests to ensure design standards are met.Review project designs and change requests to compile equipment types and quantities.Determine the appropriate type and amount of mounting hardware, conduit, pull boxes, and wiring necessary to install equipment.Interface with Design Engineers to verify correct interpretation of designs. Collaborate with Installation teams to integrate lessons learned during the installation phase into material takeoffs.Assist in the development and maintenance of material assemblies for common equipment.Research design standards to learn acceptable installation practices for equipment.Contribute to meeting project performance metrics for timely completion of material takeoffs, minimizing custom materials, project quality, and project cost.Support activities led by estimator to improve labor and material estimates.Assess and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.Must be able to manipulate and fully understand Excel documents. Qualifications:5 years of construction related experience.Expertise in developing material takeoffs for construction projects.Familiar with common installation practices for electrical infrastructure such as conduit, raceway, pull boxes, and handholes.Knowledge of power systems including power panel selection, circuit breaker sizing, and proper grounding practices.Above average proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Proficient with other Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.Desired Skills:Hands on experience with security systems, surveys, feasibility studies, and infrastructureClearance Requirements:The ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance is required. Equal Opportunity Statement:Xator Corporation provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Estimated annual salary
$68,445
average
Minimum
$46,633
Maximum
$94,770

TASKS

  • Collect historical cost data to estimate costs for current or future products.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Xator Corporation

Location

5875 Barclay Drive # 7Alexandria, VA, 22315

Industry

Management Services

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