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RQ Construction, LLC Junior Estimator in Carlsbad, California

Junior Estimator

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  • Carlsbad, CA, USA

  • 65000-85000 per year

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  • Full Time

    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/Disability, 401K/Match, Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Holiday Pay

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    Since 1996, RQ Construction, LLC. has been a leading player in Southern California's robust commercial and governmental Design-Build economy. We now have a national presence with current projects over $300M, spanning coast to coast, as well as internationally. Headquartered in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, we are a full-service Design-Build company. We offer management of projects throughout the United States, with our field operations' team members who work on location for each of our projects. We specialize in fast-track projects in new commercial construction for both public and private clients, with a primary focus in the Department of Defense market.

    We are looking for a Junior Estimator to join our fast-paced and dynamic Estimating Team in our Carlsbad, CA office. As a Junior Estimator, you will:

  • Prepare estimates to determine the cost of assigned scopes-of-work on a variety of large construction projects

  • Learn the ins-and-outs of construction trades, building systems, and estimating software

  • Collaborate with a team of seasoned estimating professionals

  • Compete with the team to win multi-million-dollar projects for RQ

  • Build relationships with subcontractors and vendors for accurate and competitive bidding

    In addition to your competitive salary, medical/dental/vision plan, and 401K match, you will enjoy our company culture that promotes personal development, flexibility, and a work-life balance.

    Requirements to be a Junior Estimator are as follows:

  • A BA/BS degree in engineering or related field is the minimum formal education required for this position. A combination of equivalent work experience and training in the field is qualifying.

  • One year experience (or equivalent) in architectural/engineering/construction estimating and related functions, including planning, techniques, and contracting preferred.

  • Conceptual and Hard-Bid estimating preferred.

  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Internet, etc.) required.

  • Specific software literacy (On-Screen Take Off, Adobe Reader, etc.) preferred.

  • Previous work experience in the construction design-build industry, including work with contractors and subcontractors in public markets is preferred.

    If you are looking to break into the Design-Build construction industry, develop a new skill set, and be a part of our vibrant team of estimators, please apply below. Local candidates (to San Diego) will be given priority.

    Our mission is "to provide our customers the best built environment while being the first choice of all stakeholders." We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis or status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.

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