GC Construction Cost Estimator

Laurel, MD
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
We currently have a great assignment for an GC Construction Cost Estimator with one of our top clients. As a GC Construction Cost Estimator, you will be supporting our client, a mid-sized construction management and general contracting firm recently named one of the "Greatest Places to Work". The GC Construction Cost Estimator will be responsible for preparing estimates for a variety of commercial and industrial construction projects. The GC Construction Cost Estimator must be able to read and understand blueprints in order to translate them into accurate quantity takeoffs, to include: Receiving and logging documents for various projects Take off plans for all material quantities and labor associated with a job Creating subcontractor list for project and set up pre-bid site meeting, if necessary Scheduling, coordinating and assisting with subcontractor site meetings Creating transmittals and distributing plans for subcontractors Receiving RFI's for scope of work from subcontractors and distributing to proper authorities for answers Receiving, interpreting and processing vendor and subcontractor RFI's Creating and reviewing submittals and shop drawings and coordinating approval process Coordinating with architects, engineers, vendors and subcontractors on job scope and implementation Ability to field measure for various products and materials prior to job start Visiting site for preliminary information gathering, ie photographs, existing conditions, size of electrical panels, ceiling heights, etc. Assisting in sourcing products and materials for various projects Reviewing, analyzing and verifying bids for accuracy with subcontractors and vendors Specific qualifications for the GC Construction Cost Estimator role include: BS degree or higher in engineering or construction management field is preferred Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to estimate for all construction trades to include MEP Working knowledge of the Design-Build process 5+ years estimating experience with a general contractor or similar Experienced with various construction software programs such as AutoCAD, Timberline, MS Project, Primavera, etc. Able to read and understand construction documents to perform accurate quantity takeoffs Our client offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes: Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage Life insurance Long-term disability 401(k) with generous company match Paid time off Build a better construction career with RealStreet and apply now! EOE M/F/D/V