KL&A, Inc. has a unique opportunity for an experienced estimator interested in preconstruction and design build projects. The position will support our steel construction management activities through pre-construction services, estimating, and assisting engineers with building costs. The work will be based in either our Loveland, Colorado or Golden, Colorado offices and you must be willing to travel between offices, if needed. There is room for growth and advancement in a unique, employee owned organization.
Job Description and General Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Estimating structural and miscellaneous steel projects using Revit, Bluebeam, Excel, and a proprietary Cost Modeler
Identify scope of work and provide reliable quantity takeoffs as early as Schematic Design
Help develop innovative construction means and methods to increase efficiency
Collaborate with structural engineers, architects, fabricators, erectors and general contractors
Assist with value engineering and troubleshoot potential field and fabrication problems
Understand building codes and verify estimating efforts are compliant
Developing and maintaining strong client relationships
Actively participating in a team environment
Minimum Skills and Experience:
Must be a US citizen or able to work in the US without future sponsorship
Minimum BS in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or Construction Management program.
Must be thorough with high attention to detail
Self-starter and active problem solver
Working familiarity with standard commercial building codes
Revit experience or willingness to learn
Understanding of standard business software such as Outlook, Excel, and Bluebeam
Preferred Skills and Experience:
3 years of either structural engineering or 4 years of estimating experience on steel structures and miscellaneous metals
Experience working as an estimator on commercial steel projects
MS with an emphasis in structures or experience estimating steel buildings preferred
Experience working for a steel fabrication or erection company
Proficiency with Revit
Proficiency working in Bluebeam
About KL&A, Inc.
KL&A, Inc. is a firm of structural engineers and builders with offices in Colorado and Wyoming. We have been recognized consistently since 2006 as one of the top ten best structural engineering firms to work for in the U.S., and are known among our clients as creative, responsive, and the structural engineer of choice for unique challenges of form, schedule, budget, or project delivery method. Our structural design work covers a wide range of project and structural system types, and we work all over the U.S. In one key respect, we are unique in the country, having vertically integrated the process of structural design, steel detailing, fabrication and erection of architecturally driven steel structures.