Senior Construction Estimator

Everest Recruiting

Our client is seeking a Senior Construction Estimator. The position requires a minimum of 7 years of experience working as a Construction estimator in Central Florida, with vast knowledge in large commercial construction projects.

Job Responsibilities for Senior Construction Estimator:

  • Prepares and/or coordinates preparation of full estimates on conceptual or large work.
  • Provides complete conceptual and final estimating input on CM or complete total bid price for GC work.
  • Deals with owners, A/E’s and contractors to resolve technical and/or value engineering matters during negotiation and contract execution.
  • Performs all functions and responsibilities in consonance with the company’s values and beliefs and in alignment with mission.
  • Serves as “Job Captain” for pre-construction efforts, including responsibility for:
    • Quantity take-off and pricing accuracy
    • Well thought-out bid strategies
    • Coordination with Operation’s production coaches
    • Complete subcontractor/vendor solicitation (ITBs)
  • Analyze proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate as well as code related compliance.
  • Review final estimate packages for accuracy, scope and pricing prior to final quotations
  • Insure that all prospective bidders have complete documents including bid packages to insure comprehensive coverage.
  • Insure all working documents and data are maintained to backup estimate figures
  • Develop strategies to increase chances of success during bidding/sales process.
  • Initiate transfer memo of all pertinent data to project managers and Operations Manger
  • Develop milestone schedule for general condition purposes.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts and productivity reports into unit and man-hour figures
  • Provide technical support to personnel preparing discipline estimates for assigned bids.
  • Provide complete conceptual and final estimating input on complex projects
  • Assist operations department during final evaluation of submitted bids as required for buyout
  • Track award contracts as required, including estimating/pricing extra work items, change orders, credits, procuring materials, assist in development of project preplan.
  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing training skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity.
  • Perform additional assignments as needed

Job Requirements for Senior Construction Estimator:

  • Educational and experience requirements include 4 year construction/engineering degree or equivalent combinations technical/training related experience.
  • Six to eight years of estimating, cost control, and/or engineering (at least 4 years estimating experience) in similar facility construction.
  • Thorough knowledge of the company’s procedures, estimating techniques, engineering disciplines, cost control systems and accounts will be required.
  • Technical knowledge of various mechanical and electrical systems as well as experience in all structural/architectural disciplines and code and regulatory issues desired.
  • Ability to coordinate and steer group efforts essential.
  • Computer literate and able to quickly master and apply department’s computer systems and software.
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