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Construction Estimator

Entech Staffing Solutions is seeking a Construction Estimator for a position in Detroit, MI! This position is paying $55/hour and begins right away.



  • Assists project management teams by developing, monitoring and updating estimates as part of an integrated project plan
  • Applies methods and techniques, standards, processes, procedures, guidelines and templates, to efficiently manage, develop, and control project estimates
  • Supports project team and estimating personnel efforts toward the development of the project plan and translating the project plan into the project estimate.
  • Develops and provides analysis of project estimates as applicable.
  • Ensures the credibility of the information contained in the estimate and associated cost management plans.
  • Assists with the preparation of project time and/or cost claims.
  • Develops and records project historical estimate information and lessons learned.
  • Applies methodologies, techniques and tools, software, standards and guidelines.
  • Ensures that required project estimating and/or planning controls are appropriately implemented and maintained.
  • Participates in continuous improvement through benchmarking and maintaining affiliations with industry organizations and local/national chapters.
  • May require the physical ability to work in a power plant environment (e.g. climb stairs, work in hot, confined environments.



  • Engineering degree (Mechanical preferred)
  • Written and verbal communication & advocacy
  • Working knowledge of financial & economic analysis, project & risk management.
  • Knowledge in design, construction, program estimating. This includes developing various levels of cost estimate classifications (ROM, conceptual, parametric, definitive, etc.), financial and economic estimating and analysis, establishment of contingencies based on type of estimate and risk models.
  • Understanding of estimating models, techniques and methods, estimating quality and accuracy analysis, estimating strategy and estimating optimization (creating estimating models, simulations and sensitivity analysis), life cycle costing, budgeting, cash flow and forecasting, developing estimate basis, understanding of market conditions and how they affect estimates.
  • Knowledge in cost elements, cost dimensions, cost classifications, cost types (material, equipment, labor, overhead and profit), subcontract and purchased costs, pricing strategies, development of code of accounts, quantification, estimating factors, ratios and indices, product and project costs.
  • Ability to apply project planning & implementation and/or continuous improvement principles (typically acquired through several years of experience in these areas) to affect tangible, positive outcomes


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