ESTIMATOR - General Contractor, Washington DC NE
Job Description GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Sources leads, screens bid requests for best match for company and generates a minimum of $20,000,000 in revenue annually for jobs typically ranging $1-$20M at Company acceptable margins; Attends pre-bid meetings, conducts site inspections, prepares RFIs and collaborates with field managers, project managers, subcontractors and suppliers to ensure accurate data collection for competitive bid generation; Conducts take-offs, prepares cost estimates, project schedules and buy-outs all divisions / scopes; Stays informed of most current product, systems knowledge, industry practices and technology tools; Prepares and submits attractive, accurate and competitive bid packages; Participates in contract analysis, negotiating most favorable terms for Company and manages pre-construction process; Exercise care, good judgment and risk reduction practices to protect interest of company and reduce potential liabilities; Prepares professional, effective business presentations, correspondence and reports; Works with Project Managers and Project Superintendents in preparation of RFIs, submittals, changes orders and executing projects in accordance with contract terms and conditions, schedule and compliance requirements; Ensures up to date, complete and accurate records, budgets, schedules, progress reports and entries into project accounting and management systems; Participates with field operations manager in quality control inspections and improvements; Establishes and nurtures relationships with industry professionals, suppliers, general contractors, subcontractors and public agencies; Participates in the sourcing, selection, training and supervision of other staff as assigned. PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND UNLESS YOU MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum five (5) years successful experience performing duties and responsibilities described above for US commercial general contracting companies preferably for project types in the DC-MD-VA region to include: schools, libraries, museums, recreation and multi-family; Proficient at understanding and translating construction plans, drawings, specifications and generating accurate take-offs and bids; Proficient understanding of building codes, construction divisions, developing schedules, project critical paths, material procurement, etc.; Excellent math, formulation, mechanical aptitude and configuration skills; Keen attention to detail, organization and effective time management skills; Proficient use of auto-cad and estimating, scheduling and project management software such as Primavera, Procure, Prolog, Constructware, etc.; Excellent writing, grammar and presentation skills; Excellent communication, negotiation, problem solving and relationship building skills; Effective ability, temperament and skills to resolve conflict, work effectively under pressure and adapt effectively to changing conditions and diverse cultures; Professional, courteous and effective disposition for motivating and nurturing business development, customer, supplier, team and other business relationships. Company Description Design/Build general contractor - commercial and residential. Typical project types: schools, libraries, museums, recreation, public facilities, multi-family, and residential project values range $1M-$20M project locations in DC-MD-VA region. 90% hard bid estimating.