Construction Estimator

Lifecycle Construction Services, LLC
Fredericksburg, VA
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 15, 2018
Full Time
Job Description If you are looking to apply your experience, training and creativity to construction projects that serve our national defense and military service persons and their families' quality of life we offer you the ability to support a mission and a focus. You are the frontline of responsibility and accountability to execute the work and provide a positive customer experience. As the onsite leader working with subcontractors and clients you will make a difference everyday! If you are looking for a fun, results focused team to join let's talk and explore. Summary of Position: The Construction Estimator must review RFP/Bid documents to produce timely and accurate proposal. May work alone and/or on a team based on the project. This includes calculating the price of time, labor and materials for a specific job, and then put together a bid. In addition, breaking down the work into the appropriate subdivisions of work (ie electrical, mechanical, etc.) while getting subcontractor quotes to create accurate and timely quotes. Ability to work on multiple projects at once, strong organizational skills, ability to understand technical drawing while developing value engineered solutions. Position Responsibilities Analyze drawings and specifications. Understand contractual terms and conditions. Assemble accurate and well organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner for Stipulated Price, Design-Build and Construction/Project Management formatted projects. Provide clear detailed quantity take offs. Organize sub-contractors quotations, negotiate to insure quotes meet contract documents and issue proper documented purchase orders. Complete Budgeting and Scheduling for projects and track same. Monitor progress, requisition change orders and identify any potential risks. Maintain relationships with sub-contractors and clients. Insure site personnel are provided with proper documentation related to project. Work with and deal with concerns of field personnel. Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material and labour costing. Formulate cost break down from estimates and for project progress. Meet with potential clients to discuss options for proposed services. Minimum Qualification Requirements Previous experience estimating projects into the $5 million range Understands design-build, bid-build, IDIQ, Task Order Contracts Experience with estimating software and spreadsheet design Ability to use CAD programs a plus. Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal) Degree in engineering, architectural or construction management a plus Previous experience Ability to work well and communicate efficiently with clients, subcontractors and other team members Experience with Procore software a plus! Company Description Lifecycle Construction Services, with headquarters in Fredericksburg, VA, is a full service integrated design-build firm specializing in the design and construction market for federal, state and commercial clients. We are a SBA HUBzone contractor. Our management team has extensive national and international experience performing Design-Build work for the Department of Defense and other federal, state and university clients. Our team has successfully managed projects cumulatively valued at over One Billion Dollars.