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Construction Estimator – Division 9
Responsible for working with General Contractor estimators to provide expert services collaborating with engineers, architects, clients and contractors during the sales process.
Construction Estimator-Division 9 Responsibilities:
-Prepare or assist in preparing estimates and proposals for conceptual projects.
-Perform risk analysis while preparing estimates
-Occasionally travel to jobsites to gather information on materials needed, labor required, and other factors
-Read blueprints and technical documents in order to prepare estimates.
-Consult with industry experts to discuss construction procedures to aid in the bidding process.
-Prepare detailed reports or bids for submission to appropriate parties.
-Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
-Work with sales teams to prepare estimates and bids for clients.
-Complete assigned project estimates on established deadlines and priorities.
-Prepare accurate estimates of direct costs for assigned projects according to standard processes.
-Prepare clear and effective proposals and bid forms for review by the Chief Estimator on assigned projects according to standard processes.
-Perform value engineering of new or alternate materials, means and methods of construction.
-Solicit bids and qualify proposals from suppliers and/or subcontractors; participate in the procurement process, as directed.
-Assist in the updating of the Company’s estimating database.
-Lead or assist in the development of team estimating.
-Prepare turnover packages and collaborate in successful kick-off meetings with the construction team
-Engage with operations and Project Managers to thoroughly communicate bid scope and contract scope.
-Foster relationships with key vendors (GC, architects, etc.)
Construction Estimator-Division 9 Qualifications:
-Proven experience at least 3-5 years as a construction estimator – GC or Sub-contractor
-Basic understanding of accounting and project management concepts
-Deep understanding of research methodology, data analysis and estimation metrics
-Comfortable with numbers and technology
-Excellent knowledge of take-off software like Plan Swift and/or OST-On Screen Take-off
-Excellent knowledge in Microsoft software like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, etc.
-Possess brainstorming skills and techniques
-Possess negotiation skills
-Overcoming problems and difficulties
-Excellent with spreadsheets
-Great attention to detail
-Strong numeracy skills
-Sound verbal reasoning
-Honest and ethical
-Good power of recall (excellent memory)
-Excellent communication and negotiation abilities
-Well-organized and reliable
-BSc/BA in engineering, construction science or relevant field
Experience a Plus in any of the following:
-Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or other qualification will be a plus
-Certified in PROCORE or other PM software will be a plus
-Onscreen Take-off or Plan-swift experience will be a plus
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