LS Black Constructors is seeking paid spring/summer interns in the role of Assistant Estimator / Preconstruction Specialist within our Local Building and Federal Divisions in the Minneapolis-St Paul, MN area. Cultivate your skills, gain valued experience, and build your career with LS Black!

The primary role of the Assistant Estimator / Preconstruction Specialist includes the following essential functions:
  • Read and interpret project specifications and plans to prepare detailed, comprehensive and accurate quantity surveys
  • Perform conceptual estimating from preliminary project parameters
  • Prepare project estimates including self-performed work, subcontracted work and general requirements
  • Understand timelines and applicable project deadlines 
  • Maintain current information on products, vendors, and subcontractors
  • Preparation of detailed quantity surveys
  • Subcontractor/supplier bid solicitation and coordination
  • Provide input to the project team for the project schedule
  • Are currently pursuing an undergraduate, four-year degree in Construction Management.  . 
  • Have access to reliable transportation
  • Possess a current driver’s license
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) including strong follow-up communication skills.
  • Experience with construction software is preferred

Department: Multiple
This is a non-management position
This is an internship position

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