Prepares cost estimates for projects in the planning, design and construction phases. Produces bid proposals, and prepares buy-outs.
Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Prepares take-offs, estimates, and budgets.
Attends pre-bid job walks.
Solicits and analyzes subcontractor/vendor pricing information.
Reviews project plans and specifications.
Reviews and incorporates historical data from prior estimates, purchase agreements and subcontracts in order to gain information for current bids.
Reviews contract documents and attends pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimates.
Reviews quotes, estimates and bids with the Chief Estimator.
Coordinates with estimators in preparation for bid day.
Ensures that bid documentation is logged and filed after bid day.
Assists in the purchasing process
Assists with training, supervision and development of other estimating staff.
A minimum of 5 years of construction estimating experience.
Knowledge of estimating strategies and techniques.
Proficiency in planning, scheduling, staffing, budgeting, and job costing.
Understanding of RFP and contract requirements.
Understanding of all construction divisions and general construction knowledge.
Ability to effectively supervise estimating staff.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.
Experience using estimating software and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Generally works indoors, with some onsite/outdoor work.
Frequently sits, stands, walks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard.
May be exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather.
REQUISITION NUMBER: 20180228-71501-001