Construction Estimator

Expiring today

Employer
Calvert Masonry
Location
Manassas, VA
Posted
Aug 06, 2018
Closes
Aug 14, 2018
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Calvert Masonry is seeking a Mid-Level Estimator with 5 years of commercial masonry and/or construction experience. Growth opportunity with dynamic, multi-service specialty contractor for right candidate. Estimators will collaborate with architects, engineers, owners, and subcontractors. The following skills are essential to this position: Ability to prepare detailed and accurate quantity surveys. Must have knowledge and understanding of unit costs and the factors that affect masonry/construction cost. Effectively communicate, written and orally, with clients and vendors, including detail documentation for issues impacting scope, price and schedule . Evaluate and price scaffold and equipment requirements . Evaluate production and price factors utilizing a combination of historical data, project conditions and market/client factors . Must have experience being a member of the team and the formal presentation for a project. Contact suppliers and vendors to discuss various requests and due dates. Track and update vendor information. Prepare and distribute time-sensitive materials. Coordinate activities of the team from bid to proposal. Ability to prepare detailed estimate updates, as the design evolves, including preparing variance summaries between estimates. . Follow-up and tracking of bids and projects for opportunities to pursue further . Effective post-bid handoff and transition to Project Management, including long lead item purchase and support as required . Effectively network and participate in industry associations to maintain relationships with existing clients, and establish potential new business relationships Qualifications We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess: Excellent listening skills and have strong communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work both as a team player and independently with minimal oversight. Computer competency in MS Word and Excel required. Knowledge of Estimate Pro is a plus. Ability to identify and resolve complex issues. Effective participation in team environment. 5+ years of experience as a Commercial Masonry or Construction Estimator.

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