Estimator

Employer
Estime Enterprises, Inc
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Ref
140901951
Function
Finance
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an Estimator that will develop cost estimates for civil and renovation projects typically valued in the range of $250,000 -$2,000,000 range. Also, the successful candidate will also manage other pre-construction related services, such as obtaining material cost, screening contractors, and etc. Strong working knowledge of civil, architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical discipline and the capacity to understand unique project requirements. Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively use a variety of estimating, scheduling and reporting software tools. The ability to effectively communicate with management, subcontractors, customers and outside stakeholders. Also, the successful candidate m We are looking for an Estimator that will develop cost estimates for civil and renovation projects typically valued in the range of $250,000 -$2,000,000 range. Also, the successful candidate will also manage other pre-construction related services, such as obtaining material cost, screening contractors, and etc. Strong working knowledge of civil, architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical discipline and the capacity to understand unique project requirements. Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively use a variety of estimating, scheduling and reporting software tools. The ability to effectively communicate with management, subcontractors, customers and outside stakeholders. Also, the successful candidate must have the ability to travel to different jobsites within a designated geographical area. Job Requirements: Create detailed cost estimates that are organized by CSI and arranged to follow the pricing format required by the project; Provide high level scoping of the project to create the estimate summary and outsourcing control worksheets; Facilitate outreach to subcontractor, vendors, and suppliers Visit project work sites, participate in pre-proposal meetings, clarify scope of work, and prepare RFI's; Evaluate projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings; Work closely with project team and other stakeholders to develop strategy, competitive differentiation and an overall understanding of the project; Develop and manage the pre-proposal RFI process and list of clarifications and exceptions Develop Scope Summary Sheets (SSS) Develop and/or manage the development of a preliminary bid schedule; Understand Division 01 requirements and develop the General Conditions for the project; Work closely with subcontractors, suppliers and other stakeholders through the bid process to understand and capture the complete scope of each trade in the scope summary sheets and the estimate at large; Manage bid receipt of subcontractor and supplier pricing Identify, understand, and manage all associated risk of the project as part of the proposal preparation process; Participate in negotiating final scope, price and other terms; Summarize the estimate into the accounting budget and turn over the project to operations via a deliberate process; On occasion, negotiate subcontracts and purchase orders to assure that all project goals are being addressed; Participate in industry networking functions and engage in life-long learning activities