Estimator

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Location
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Industry
Construction, Trades & Mining
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 26.43 per hour, $26.43 - 26.43 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_24725
Contact
Whitaker,Barbe, Spherion
Phone
918-9715900
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Job Description

This position is considered a 3 month contract.

The ideal Estimator candidate will plan and estimate new, rebuild and upgrade construction projects. Performs Virtual engineering, creates efficient route designs and estimates costs. Allocates fiber. Plans network splicing for coax and fiber optic networks. Obtains/creates access and right-of-way documents. Coordinates permitting and pole applications, joint-trenching, and make-ready for utility poles. Identifies Fiber, FTTH, and Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks and ensures backbone is available for launch or deployment of products.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions
- Performs virtual engineering of proposed residential and commercial projects and ensures alternative routing delivers the most cost effective design for construction.
- Provides estimates in an office environment utilizing enterprise supported tools and provides estimates within department +/- % guidelines
- Verifies serviceability, surveys proposed service routing, and estimates material, construction, and labor costs
- Coordinates all processes, communication, accountabilities, and procedures associated with estimates.
- Researches and reviews plans, gathers necessary data and listing material requirements for project
- Responsible for system integrity across all tools including but not limited to Oracle, GNIS/myWorld, Workflow (TOMS/Optix/BID), ICOMS
- Establishes aggressive timelines for work to ensure projects meet due dates.
- Ability to explain and educate others in fiber and HFC design practices and availability
- Ability to multi-task between multiple enterprise tools and all means of communication.
- Releases addresses as serviceable and notifies other departments of serviceability.
- Able to read and interpret civil engineering drawings and DOT as well as all applicable rules and regulations

Working hours: M-F

Skills:
Qualifications
--HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience
--Demonstrated analytical, technical problem solving, written and oral communication skills are essential
--Strong customer service skills
--Interacts effectively at various organizational levels and with different audiences (e.g. internal and external customers) across multiple mediums

Preferred
--AS/AA or BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Business, Engineering, Electronics, etc.)
--3 or more years of experience preferred in related field (i.e. Construction and/or Design).
--Prior experience with a mapping platform, GNIS/myWorld preferred
--Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel) and familiarity with billing and ticketing systems (e.g. ICOMs and UET)
--Proficient in managing/updating a Project Management tool (e.g. Optix, BID, and TOMS)

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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