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Pipeline Estimator - Kokosing Job in Fredericktown, Ohio US

Pipeline Estimator - Kokosing

Kokosing - Fredericktown, OH

Posted: 7/8/2024 - Expires: 10/2/2024

Job ID: 275730059


Job Description

Kokosing ( is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors. Kokosing's services include heavy civil/industrial construction such as highways, bridges, underground utilities, water/wastewater facilities, and marine construction. For 70 years, Kokosing has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards. With over $1.5 billion in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing is the winning team.

Job Description:

Position Summary: 

Prepare and/or coordinate complete estimates including analyzing specifications, proposals, takeoffs and other documentation to prepare bids for natural gas pipelines, waterlines and natural gas facilities.  

Estimating Responsibilities

  • Review proposals, specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, perform project site visits, etc. to determine scope of work and estimate requirements.

  • Perform detailed quantity takeoffs, determine least cost means and methods for construction, complete full cost estimates for assigned work items including self-review of work.

  • Review and compare estimated cost items to historical cost data.

  • Review and compare construction means-and-methods options and incorporate least cost/best value solution(s).

  • Coordinate with other estimators and operations managers to ensure estimates are complete and responsive to requirements.

  • Collaborate with clients, design partners, vendors, and other project stakeholders to develop cost effective solutions on traditional and alternative contracting pursuits.

  • Analyze geotechnical reports to determine how ground conditions will impact operations and cost.

  • Review and analyze subcontractor and suppler quotes.

  • Prepare CPM schedules for assigned estimates.

  • Monitor client document changes (addenda) and advise the estimating team on changes.

  • Compose, track, and manage clarification correspondence with the client.

  • Prepare bid documents and pricing forms for submittal.

  • Track job-cost data on awarded contracts and compare to bid budgets.

  • Support project operations on extra work change orders.

  • Maintain records and working documents for estimating cost models, takeoff templates, etc.

  • Set productive and consistent work example for your peers.

  • Continually develop technical skills by attending owner, contractor, and engineering industry events

  • Stay current on equipment options, crew sizing, means, methods, and new processes within the construction industry.

  • Build and maintain good working relationships with industry partners.

  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred

  • 5 years related experience if not degreed in a related field of study preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Prior experience in estimating/engineering role on public and private construction projects is preferred.

    Please send resume to or complete application below.

  • Leadership, effective communication and strong interpersonal skills are requisite.

  • Ability to estimate multiple projects at the same time with proven time management skills.

  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team.

  • Strong work ethic to complete tasks accurately and on time.

  • Solid attention to detail with the ability to solve problems.

  • Knowledge of State DOTs preferred.

  • Strong proficiency in Primavera P6, Excel, Word, and Bluebeam is preferred.

  • Experience with HCSS Heavy Bid Estimating Software preferred.


Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Contact Information

Personal Contact:
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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Applied Math: 6
Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 6