Estimator

Employer
First Finish
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Jul 29, 2021
Closes
Aug 04, 2021
Ref
2142919904
Function
Finance
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Must have strong experience estimating commercial Mechanical, Electric and Plumbing projects. Overall Responsibilities: Responsibilities include estimating hospitality/commercial construction renovation projects from $500k to $15 mil. The position requires a full knowledge of CSI divisional cost codes and awareness of varying construction methods and building practices. Essential duties include, but are not limited to: * Receive and log plans/documents for various projects * Take off plans for all material quantities and labor associated with job * Create subcontractor lists for projects and set up pre-bid site meeting * Schedule, coordinate, and assist with subcontractor site meetings * Create transmittals and distribute plans for subcontractors * Coordinate and upload .PDF files and .DWG files to First Finishs FTP site * Receive RFIs for scope of work from subcontractors and distribute to proper authorities for answers, and receive, interpret, and process vendor and subcontractor RFIs * Create and/or review submittals and shop drawings; coordinate approval process * Coordinate with architects, engineers, vendors, and subcontractors on job scope and implementation * Ability to field measure for various products and materials prior to job start * Visit site for preliminary information gatheringi.e. photographs, existing conditions, size of electrical panels, ceiling heights, etc. * Assist in sourcing products and materials for various projects * Review, analyze, and verify contractor bids for accuracy and cost * Other duties as required Experience: * Qualified candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of estimating experience * Knowledge of process from site work through finished construction a must * Must be aware of varying construction methods and building practices * Candidate must be able to read and understand blueprints and translate into accurate quantity takeoffs * Must possess a strong ability to multitask * Candidate must be able/willing to travel * Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills * Knowledge of commercial budgeting and constructability analysis a plus * Estimating for federal projects as well as experience with Timberline software a plus EOE Statement: First Finish, LLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Please email your resume in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .html, or .ascii format to the address below. If you wish to enclose a cover letter, please include it in the body of your email message.#06022021