Work to obtain new business opportunities for the company by evaluating and estimating construction costs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Review the scope of construction work to be completed so as to determine the type of work, basic materials, project duration and define the responsibility for construction.
Use information available and background knowledge to assemble complete and competent bidder’s list, to coordinate pre-bid meetings, bid review meetings, and to track job costs throughout the project.
Generating estimating deliverables on assigned projects.
Develop accurate conceptual cost models.
Contribute in a meaningful way to value engineering and systems alternative proposals.
Reconcile estimates with consultants and design team members.
Understand construction means and methods and how they affect schedule and productivity.
Coordinate and evaluate feedback from departments within the company (Operations, Accounting etc.), the project Owner and the project Architect during the estimating and construction process.
Function in the company team process when and where required based upon the scope, size and duration of the project.
Prepare and present conceptual estimating.
Lead a bid process; make assignments to the Assistant Estimators and supervise their performance on the bid.
Use established estimating procedures/standards as guidelines in the performance of routine duties and participate in the development of new/revised procedures/standards as required.
Responsible for the accuracy of take-off and pricing of own work and others assigned specifically to your projects.
Personally complete and/or assign clerical, administrative or technical work necessary to ensure proper documentation of estimating process.
Maintain work area(s) according to company housekeeping standards.
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering, or equivalent.
Blue print and/or construction document reading. Contract interpretation.
Basic math and/or engineering skills test. DISC Profile.
Six-to-ten year’s practical employment experience in the construction industry, with at least five years’ experience in an estimating position bidding on public projects required.
Ability to influence and persuade to achieve desired outcomes.
Strong analytical, problem solving, and negotiation skills.
Ability to communicate (orally and in writing) in a professional manner when dealing with employees, vendors and company contacts.
Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Competent computer skills to perform essential functions listed above.
Ability to listen to the needs of the prospect and analyze means and methods to resolve those needs in a professional and economical manner.
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