Construction Estimator

Herndon, VA
Dec 07, 2018
Dec 10, 2018
Full Time
Salary of 80-110k DOE Experience Estimating experience must include conceptual and hard bid Knowledge of industry standard construction means and methods Perform site visits and document existing conditions Establish preliminary construction schedule and duration Coordinate bid process and attend pre-bid meetings Analyze proposals/bids for scope of work and secure pricing Work in collaboration with a devoted and expansive network of subcontractors and material suppliers, to guarantee the best value pricing, timely estimates and craftsmanship available on every project. Maintain a professional appearance, positive attitude, and exceptional work ethic. 5-10 years successful experience as a commercial construction project estimator Experience with projects ranging from $1 million to 10 million Understands building systems, materials, design, construction and related management strategies Skills Must have ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously Ability to establish priorities Must be able to work calmly within deadlines and under pressure Must be a self-starter who can perform independently and as a team member Strong customer service skills Must possess strong analytical skills, as attention to detail is critical Analyze problems; make sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risk implications & costs Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products Summary of Duties & Responsibilities Analyze all project documents to determine the overall estimated cost of a project. Gather, calculate and compile data to produce construction cost estimates for competitive bid proposals in a timely manner. The estimator is also required to perform a thorough and detailed turnover of awarded projects to the project management team. Notify the participation in a bid to the Client, if required Analyze and interpret drawings, specifications, proposals and other documentation with a clear understanding of project details and costs Attend pre-bid meetings and visit the job site as necessary to fully understand all logistics Solicit and collect pricing from qualified subcontractors Search for specified manufacturers by division Submit Requests for Information to the client related to the bids under preparation Manage multiple project bids concurrently with ability to multitask Build and maintain relationships with subcontractors Maintain files of working documents

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