Construction Estimator

Employer
HSU Builders
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
If you want to take pride in the work you do, be valued for your contributions to the team effort, have a lasting career in construction, be inspired every day, and have fun with your colleagues, HSU Builders may be the place for you. HSU Builders is a commercial construction company that has proudly served our nation's capital for more than 20 years. Our project portfolio includes work at highly secure and recognizable landmarks, such as the White House, the Pentagon, and the Smithsonian Institution, as well as work for some of our area's leading commercial businesses and nonprofit organizations. For more information, go to: www.hsubuilders.com or www.facebook.com/hsubuilders. Summary: Primarily responsible for providing new bid setup, issuance of bid documents, tracking subcontractor responses, keeping subcontractor data base up to date, bidding all divisions (1-33), keep estimating statistics, and pricing change orders. Set up websites for certain government agencies so that new opportunities can be identified. Duties and Responsibilities: . Primarily responsible for estimating of projects up to $3M. . Work with Operations to ensure a complete understanding of the scope of work. . Schedule as necessary to develop a bid day schedule for the project. Estimating: . Review specifications and drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine and prepare scopes of work and required contents of various budgets, pre-con proposals and hard bids. . Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to review and write scopes of work for all Construction Trades (Division 1-33) . Has working knowledge of the Design-Build process and has bid successfully design build government work. . Have a thorough knowledge of Federal Government procurement methodology including hard bids, IDIQ and various task order type contracts. . Prepare estimates by taking-off assigned scopes of work. . Have thorough knowledge of Metro Washington DC subcontractors and has ability to work with subcontractors during bids. . Ensure sufficient subcontractor coverage for each and every bid. . Prepare bid general conditions and review with operations before bid submittal. . Assist with pricing change orders if required. . Maintain and track bid results for those projects you propose on. Opportunities Search: . Provide new opportunities and leads for upcoming projects. Essential Skills and Qualifications:Demonstrated attention to detailAbility to multi-task and establish prioritiesExcellent computer skillsAble to generate take-offAbility to understand bid job instructions and detailed specifications.Working skill with Excel and Word and project scheduling software.Must be goal oriented and a self-starterStrong communication and analytical skills Education and/or experience: . 5 - 10 years progressively responsible experience in the construction industry in the estimating field. . Have field construction experience as PM or Asst PM or Superintendent or Asst Superintendent Qualification Requirements: . BS in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or comparable Work Experience. Company Description: General Contractor (construction) - Government Contractor