Layton Construction
  • 04-Oct-2017 to 03-Nov-2017 (MST)
  • HCG
  • Sandy, UT, USA
  • TBD
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401K, etc.


The Estimating Assistant provides administrative support for the SBU's Estimating team and as needed, to project management teams.  Carries out administrative processes, procedures and document control associated with job bids, projects, plans and specifications. Suggests and makes improvement to administrative processes where possible. Prepares professional and accurate project-related documents.  Establishes and maintains associated files. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepares project binder; creates job information, scope and bid day files.
  2. Prepares invitation to bid form, including general project description.
  3. Determines source for plans.
  4. Prepares CD's for distribution.
  5. Prioritizes plans and executes workload related to proposal preparation.
  6. Prepares bid documents (bid form, bid bond, proposal package) and obtains appropriate signatures.
  7. Coordinates check-in and check-out of plans and specifications; maintains log of subcontractors and plans.
  8. Coordinates scheduling and preparation for concrete reviews.
  9. Coordinates workload and tasks with Chief Estimator and other Estimators.
  10. Notifies plan rooms of upcoming bids.
  11. Prepares and maintain subcontractor contact list on Outlook.
  12. Contacts subcontractors for pricing and bids on specific jobs.
  13. Identifies areas that need additional subcontractor resources.
  14. Organizes and maintain plan room area.
  15. Maintains master subcontract lists, bid calendar, FTP website and corporate bid recap book.
  16. Assists subcontractors in accessing the FTP website for access to plans.
  17. Complies with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Reports all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Safety.
  18. Accepts accountability for both individual and team performance.
  19. Performs other related duties as assigned.



  1. Must have a minimum of one-year post-high school education or three to six months of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Must be able to compose simple correspondence. 
  3. Must have excellent spelling, grammar and proofreading skills.
  4. Should have the ability to effectively present or share information in one-on-one or small group situations to other employees or clients either in person or over the telephone.
  5. Must be highly proficient in personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  6. Must have ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Should be able to compute rate, ratio and percentages.
  7. Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  8. Two years previous secretarial or administrative experience.
  9. Experience in the construction industry with ability to read blueprints preferred.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL - Layton Construction embraces federal employment guidelines regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action. It is the policy of Layton Construction to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees. Layton Construction is an affirmative action employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in any condition of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training and promotion.

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