Estimator

Employer
Eastern Branch Demolition
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 06, 2019
Closes
Sep 22, 2019
Ref
317456120
Function
Finance
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Eastern Branch Demolition is looking for a Estimator with at least four years of demolition/construction experience to assist our Pre-Construction and Project Management teams in the Washington District of Columbia Metropolitan Area. The candidate will collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to manufacture a product, construct a building, or provide a service. The candidate must be goal driving, detailed oriented, able to time manage and prioritize tasks. The Pre-Construction and Project Management teams works together from bid start to project completion and the candidate must be someone who is a great team player and has a positive attitude. Duties and Responsibilities:Manages pre-construction process for assigned projects.Travels to job sites to gather information on materials needed and labor required.Analyzes specifications and technical documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.Prepares estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.Confers with contractors and subcontractors on cost estimates.Prepares cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.Assesses cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.Sets up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.Reviews material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components.Prepares and maintains a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.Evaluates a product's cost-effectiveness or profitability.Recommends ways to make a product more cost effective or profitable.Reports to the Pre-Construction Manager.*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Ability to understand and interpret safety laws and Eastern Branch Demolition policies/standards.Ability to assure responsibility, interface, and communicate effectively with others.Ability to communicate effectively and work productively with clients, owners, project professionals, and field and office staff.Ability to use a computer, the Internet, and word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and email software.Ability to review draft demolition/construction documents and drawings.Highly proficient in various business processes and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat and or BlueBeam. Education and/or Experience:High School Diploma required.Education: Bachelor's degree is strongly preferred.Experience: At least 4 years' experience as an estimator.Experience in the demolition/construction industry is strongly preferred. Company Benefits:Competitive Salary.Company Paid Employee Medical Insurance Premiums.Company Paid Fringe Benefits.Health Reimbursement Account.401k with Company Match.Short Term Disability.Supplemental Insurance.Paid Time Off.Paid Holidays. Work authorization:United States (Preferred) Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:Eastern Branch Demolition does not discriminate against any individuals on the basis of sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, creed, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, medical condition, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation.Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, protect qualified applicants and employees with disabilities from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, job training, fringe benefits, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment on the basis of disability. The law also requires that covered entities provide qualified applicants and employees with disabilities with reasonable accommodations, unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the employer. Visit our Web site at to learn more about us.