Field Walkout Technician

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
ID
2022-5426
Category
Construction
Workplace Type
Office-Based
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Overview

 

The Field Walkout Technician is responsible for developing an estimate of how much a project will cost, how long the project will take to complete, and how much revenue the project should generate, address, and define the risks. The Estimator will consider such factors as labor costs, material costs, equipment rentals, special software and hardware, project location, permitting, and licensing. The Estimator will collaborate frequently with the Project Manager to ensure the project meets all financial and regulatory guidelines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for gathering essential project information including scope of work, blueprints, and specifications to create accurate proposals.
  • Meet with the customer and the sales personnel, as needed, to ensure that he/she has a clear understanding of the work to be performed.
  • Calculate expenses by analyzing labor, equipment, material and time requirements of project or job.
  • Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements.
  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.
  • Maintain a tracker of all projects and their various stages of the bid process.
  • Attend all required bid walks, meetings and conference calls related to the bid process.
  • Verification of all federal, local, and state licensing and permitting required to complete the project.
  • Utilize experience in Small Cell, DAS, and Fiber Splicing to clearly understand project scope of work and specific client project requirements.
  • Must work in a team environment that requires regular communication and consulting with other employees, vendors, and clients
  • Collaborate frequently to assess project progress, giving special attention to scope creep, potential cost overruns, and that the work being performed complies with that which is defined in scope of work.
  • Perform a postmortem on all bids to determine why our bid was not successful or to determine how a successful bid can be improved upon (Lessons Learned close out).
  • Maintain an extensive knowledge of current market conditions.
  • Build and maintain internal and customer relationships.
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent; Associate degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Telecommunication Construction
  • Relevant estimating certifications preferred.
  • Two years minimum of related experience is required.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a heavy workload daily
  • Must be able to manage to strict deadlines on multiple open bid requests.
  • Self-starter
  • Detail oriented

Benefits and Company Summary

Company

 

Join us! We are looking for two entry level Field Walkout Technicians!

 

Texstar Enterprises, LLC ("Texstar") provides project management, construction, and maintenance services for telecommunications providers in the Southwest and Pacific Northwest regions of the United States. We offer a turnkey solution for network deployment that encompasses every aspect of aerial and underground line construction and all associated maintenance.

 

Headquartered in Selma, Texas. Texstar has been delivering reliable, cost-effective solutions to leading telecommunication providers across the country since 1989. We are fully committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees and continuously strive to exceed the expectations of our customers.

 

Benefits

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching.
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life and ADD&D Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation (PTO)

 

Staring pay begins at $20.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Temporary-to-Hire Opportunity.

EEO

Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability, and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

 

The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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