Commercial Construction Senior Estimator

Employer
HITT Contracting
Location
Falls Church, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Senior Estimator HITT Contracting Inc. is seeking Senior Estimator to join our team. The Senior Estimator is responsible for all preconstruction phase estimating services from initial programmatic intent through construction documents pricing for assigned projects. Estimating services include feasibility studies, variance reports, budgets from conceptual design to bidding, comparative studies, value engineering and presentation of the same to both internal and external clients. The Senior Estimator is responsible for the accuracy of the estimate and personification of The HITT Way.ResponsibilitiesProviding complete suite of estimating services described above with minimal oversightEstimating a variety of building typesManaging multiple projects and deadlines, with ability to prioritize and complete tasksPresenting technical and financial information to stakeholders, including changes from previously presented informationManaging a team of Estimator and/or Assistant Estimators. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, training, reviewing budgets, and maintaining budget accuracy.Managing client relations and subcontractor relations.Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field, requiredEight (8) to ten (10) years' of related work experience, with five (5) of those years in estimating requiredExperience reading construction drawings and specifications and identify missing elementsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAttention to detailAnalyze technical informationAnalyze market and trade trendsUnderstand geotechnical reportsCoordinate with stakeholders (developers, architects, subcontractors and HITT Operations) throughout design-assist process, including attendance at design meetings as a HITT representative during preconstruction phase servicesProvide oversight to Assistant Preconstruction Manager/Assistant Estimator Make and influence decisions under tight deadlines and sometimes with incomplete informationExhibit business sense, forge partnerships with subcontractors, analyze riskDistribute documents without the support of an administrative assistantThe Senior Estimator should be proficient in the use of the following software: Microsoft Office Suite, with high level of proficiency using ExcelOn Screen Take-off (OST)Adobe products, including BluebeamBuilding Connected, preferred, but not requiredThe Senior Estimator should demonstrate integrity consistent with company valuesHITT Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.