McMillen, Inc.
  • Construction
  • Boise, ID, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k), 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement

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McMillen, Inc. has earned a reputation for outstanding Design/Build work with our customers around the world. We are currently seeking an Estimating Assistant to join our Estimating team in our Boise, Idaho office.

Summary: The Estimating Assistant is responsible for supporting the estimating team with all facets of the bidding and cost estimation process. In this role you will provide logistical and administrative support to the cost estimating department, including written and verbal communication with potential subcontractors and suppliers participating in the project bidding process. This position will require the possibility of spending up to and over 50% of the work week making phone calls on behalf of the estimating department to locate, solicit, and engage subcontractor and supplier interest in the bidding process. This position requires professional, strong, articulate verbal and written communication skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs administrative tasks to support the estimating team.
  • Locates, catalogs, and contacts potential bidders to participate in the bidding process.
  • Performs quantity takeoff from a set a project drawings and specifications.
  • Downloads, organizes, and prioritizes bid documents.
  • Coordinates bid supplemental information.
  • Orders, receives, labels, and distributes plans for upcoming bids.
  • Builds bid packages with all supporting documentation for distribution to potential bidders.
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required.
  • Ability to get along and work effectively with others.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related construction administration experience. Experience in the construction industry and/or specific involvement in cost estimating departments or processes is strongly preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Who We Are: McMillen, Inc. (McMillen) is an engineering, environmental, and construction firm providing scalable, multi-disciplinary capabilities. We are a design and build firm providing clients with balanced perspective and realistic solutions. With experts in the United States, Canada, Australia, and France, our staff bring best practices from the water resources, energy, dams, infrastructure, fisheries, aquaculture, and restricted access markets.

We balance technical precision with collaborative delivery throughout all project phases. We have the resources and expertise to contribute to a project at the feasibility and planning stage, navigate the regulatory and permitting requirements, develop detailed designs, self-perform construction, and participate in startup, testing, and commissioning. We offer strategic planning, technical expertise, comprehensive project management, and integration of multi-disciplinary studies for traditional and alternative project delivery methods.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We aren't looking for the complacent or the comfortable. We are looking for the highly technical, the creators, the manic obsessives, the outliers who know being the best is a journey, not a finish line. We support our employees' efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance.

Benefits: McMillen provides a full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and match, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, opportunity for Stock Ownership and Wellness Reimbursement

EEO: McMillen is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Visa sponsorship, including renewal during employment, will not be provided for this position.

No recruiters, please.

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