Open Position: Senior Estimator

Open Position: Senior Estimator

Open Position: Senior Estimator

Job Overview

  • Prepare detailed accurate material, labor, equipment, subcontracts, etc. estimates.
  • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work and accept, review and analyze subcontractor quotes for best value.
  • Prepares properly qualified and clarified conceptual budgets based on minimal information.
  • Prepare project bid status reports and ensure compliance with all specifications and contract Statements of Work and Bid Invitations.
  • List comprehensive estimate with detailed line items appropriate for the scope of work of each project.
  • Present cost estimates to meet customer proposals, providing consideration for general and special conditions.
  • Solicit accurate pricing from qualified subcontractor/vendors/suppliers to ensure adequate competitive coverage of each estimate line item.
  • Participate in meeting with project management team to prepare any successful estimates for construction.
  • Prepare scope specifications and requirements, prepare and inputs project schedules, perform quantity take-offs using On-Screen Take-off (OST), prepare cost summary sheets, and input quantities into estimating software.
  • Submit proposal in a professional manner and in timeframe and format required. Include scope of work clarifications document to clarify any relevant information not clarified in the bid documents.
  • Maintain an accurate, and current database cost codes of accounts for historical data.
  • Review Company jobs and compare on a timely basis to as-built estimates to confirm accuracy of estimate.
  • Utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for pricing estimates.
  • Identify and appropriately mitigate risk associated with the business of preconstruction.
  • Manages the effective standardization, organization, preparation, and proper distribution/submission of preconstruction solicitations, qualification submissions, company information, and other preconstruction-related correspondence associated with projects assigned to this role, both upstream and downstream, on behalf of the company.
  • Ensures the flow of preconstruction information internally and externally is maintained and documented.
  • Communicates and stays abreast of the latest information, both internally and externally, that affects all aspects of cost used to prepare preconstruction estimates and correspondence.
  • Participate in evaluating, hiring, managing, and terminating estimating staff assigned to report to this position.
  • Coordinate with other management and senior level positions within the company to share information, ensure streamlined across departments, and achieve business plan of the company.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or foreign equivalent
    • Civil Engineering, or related field
  • 2 years’ professional experience in construction cost estimating to include Revit, AutoCAD, On-Screen Takeoff, Timberline Estimating and Project Management, Building Information Modeling (BIM), RSMeans, and Bluebeam.

Travel Requirement: visit local construction sites on a weekly basis.


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