General Construction Senior Estimator
Job Description Do you have estimating experience in Commercial General Contracting construction? Gallagher CRS is seeking an experience Senior Estimator to join a stable and growing client in Frederick, MD. The Senior Estimator will be responsible for preparing and coordinating the preparation of full estimates on large and complex projects as required by client's documents; provides complete conceptual and total bid price. Senior Estimator Job Duties: Develop scope of work, qualifications and exclusions for cost estimating of proposed project; Develop conceptual and progress budgets, and final cost estimates; Prepare material takeoffs on complex projects, drawings, and plans; ensures mathematical and technical accuracy; Review contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and scope changes; Prepare and summarize task and subtask estimates, including rate and unit cost determination and performing mathematical calculations by applying standard factors; Assigns material costs and staffing costs to the takeoffs; Accumulates, evaluates, and documents historical cost data and construction procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating standards and databases; Maintain and build working relationships with subcontractors, suppliers owners, architects, engineers and clients; Supervises and performs purchasing of all subcontractors and purchase orders for awarded project; Writes subcontracts purchase orders and associated scopes of work for all purchased trades and items; Provides training and guidance to subordinate estimating staff in the preparation, revision, and production of cost estimates; reviews work for quality, clarity, and application. Participates in client presentations, pre-bids and walk-throughs. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of estimating processes, material and building system costs, and labor productivity evaluation techniques. Strong ability to conceptualize project construction requirements Attention to detail Proficient in advanced use of Microsoft Excel and ICE estimating software. Client interface and relationship building Knowledge of federal, state and local building codes Education/Experience: Applicable four-year degree (in civil engineering, architecture, construction management, or related field) from an accredited college or university; Ten (10) years of general contracting estimating experience. Company Description Gallagher CRS Recruiting provides construction specific recruiting services to large general and specialty trade contractors. We partner with growing construction companies that are searching to find executive, management and technical professionals.