OVERVIEW DESCRIPTION FOR HARD BID ESTIMATOR:

Prepare detailed accurate material, labor, equipment, subcontracts, construction facilities, etc. estimates, foster relationships with subcontractors, and suppliers, attend on-site pre-bid/proposal conferences and site visits, develop and review subcontractor scopes of work and accept, review, and analyze subcontractor quotes for best value, prepare project bid status reports and ensure compliance with all specifications and contract

Statements of Work and Bid Invitations, present cost estimates to meet Project Requirements, providing consideration for general and special conditions, prepare scope specifications and requirements, prepare and inputs project schedules, perform quantity take-offs, prepare cost summary sheets, and input quantities into estimating software, maintain an accurate, current database cost codes of accounts for historical data, review company jobs and compare on a timely basis to as-sold estimates to confirm accuracy of estimate and utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for pricing estimates.

REQUIREMENTS:

4 year degree in Building construction, or candidate with extensive experience in lieu of degree, 7-10 years Related Estimating Experience with minimum of 5 years in hard bid, advanced project estimator skills that include performing engineering calculations, being conversant in engineering nomenclature to effectively communicate with Application Engineers, Product Managers, Project Managers, subcontractors and vendors, strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, ability to read, understand and organize construction plans and specifications, strong organizational and problem solving skills, ability to work independently and with minimal structure while exercising great judgment, strong ability to multitask, prioritize and work well under pressure to meet established deadlines, advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, Outlook) and database software. (onscreen takeoff and estimating software).

BENEFITS:

Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K

 

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