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Construction Estimator

The Construction Estimator will estimate construction costs including planning and scheduling on a variety of projects. Prepare competitive bid proposals and provide appropriate estimating and preconstruction services on Construction Management Projects. The Estimator must possess The Company Core Values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability, Communication and Excellence

Construction Estimator Responsibilities:

-Prepare budgetary and final estimate bid proposals, ensuring that budgets, quotes and proposals are accurate and completed with professional quality.

-Consult with clients, consultants and vendors to discuss project scope and formulate estimate issues.

-Read and study bid package documents to develop bid/trade scopes and ensure that all bids are prepared in a manner consistent with those documents, i.e. instructions to bidders, scope narratives, plans, specifications, etc.

-Track and document project design evolution and scope changes.

-Develop detailed quantity takeoffs, evaluate construction labor rates and subcontractor cost estimates and proposals.

-Review of project designs and engineering specifications for cost effectiveness and provide suggestions for alternatives where applicable (Value Analysis / Value Engineering).

-Provide technical assistance in negotiating owner and subcontractor contracts, change orders, etc. as required.

-Manage subcontractor and material supplier bid lists and solicits subcontractor and material supplier bids.

-Contact subcontractors to assure complete sub coverage and knowledge of sub's bid scope by bid due date.

-Attend pre-bid meetings and job visits.

-Contacts Operations Personnel to obtain their input and discuss bid strategy on specific projects.

-Review General/Special Conditions and Contract language of Project to be bid for acceptability with The Company Corporate Philosophy.

-Assist in conducting Precon Turnover Meetings with Operations Personnel upon project award.

-Maintain a professional manner when representing company and the estimating team in internal/external meetings.

Construction Estimator Working Conditions:

-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to visit project work sites in various stages of completion; traversing over construction type terrain when under development, moving through the construction site and the materials in place for use on the site; climbing ladders and temporary stairways; conduct visual inspections for quality of construction and materials being used in construction. The employee must be willing to travel between jobsites; at times this may be at different regions of the state.

Construction Estimator Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree in Building Construction is preferred.

-5+ years of experience in estimating.

-Experience in luxury construction as well as a variety of other markets.

-Ability to read and understand engineering and architectural drawings and specifications.

-Strong analytical and organizational skills.

-Ability to perform detailed, accurate quantity takeoffs.

-Ability to read and understand contracts.

-Familiar with all construction trade divisions and CSI Master Format trade codes.

-Outstanding and professional oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.


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