The Senior Estimator is responsible for all aspects of estimating the most complex and large-scale jobs, including pre-construction, hard bids, negotiated bids, budgets, general conditions, systems studies and comparisons, value engineering, subcontractor relations and staying abreast of industry developments applicable to estimating.
Leadership and Relationship Building.
Ensure that the estimating process runs smoothly and efficiently and client expectations are exceeded throughout the duration of the project(s).
Build relationships to understand client, designer and subcontractor needs and expectations.
Effectively facilitates collaboration amongst team members.
Effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
Manage Assistant Estimators.
Participate in business development activities, presentations and interviews.
Lead the Estimating team including Assistant Estimators, MEP Estimators and Career Start team members on projects.
Develop others and act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME).
Prepare an in-house budget and GMP.
Prepare quantity take-offs and apply unit pricing for material and labor to establish a value for the work.
Understand the full scope of the project through document review and asking questions of the design team and owner.
Prepare value engineering and risk analysis.
Prepare qualifications and assumptions for the estimate.
Prepare cost comparisons/reconcile with previous estimates.
Reconcile with outside Estimators.
Lead constructability reviews.
Manage Subcontractor solicitation & selection process.
Prepare Exhibit B, and/or scope sheets.
Ensure quality control of departments bids and estimates.
Bachelors Degree, preferably in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field.
Minimum of 8 years of experience in Estimating, or equivalent
Working knowledge of Excel spread sheets, and Word processing programs.
Experience with estimating software such as Timberline, OST, MC2.
Understanding of the influence of market conditions on pricing.
Actively participate as a team member.
Work effectively with all colleagues and constituents.
Possess and understand The companys core values, goals, and vision.
Time management skills.
Sense of urgency and can do attitude.
Take ownership of projects/clients managing both up and down.
Able to work with minimal direction.
Problem solving skills.
Able to work with speed and efficiency.
Able to anticipate issues, reactions, etc.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; talk or hear; walk; sit. The employee is frequently required to reach with arms and/or hands; bend, kneel; stoop, crouch or crawl and climb; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 30 lbs. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time on the physical jobsite; in a construction trailer; and occasionally an office building. This position is exposed to high temperatures; cool/cold temperatures; and loud noises.
The company Construction and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,