Estimator

Estimator

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Position Summary

Our client is looking for an Estimator in commercial construction. They are a company based on integrity, with high standards and they seek employees of the same caliber. Our client works with the best, employs the best, and builds world class structures.

They are known for commercial construction projects such as; hospitals/healthcare, large retail, hospitality venues, office buildings, warehouse and distribution center for the likes of Amazon.   

As the Estimator you would prepare estimates for various projects, shares responsibility for cost accuracy with project team and assists other estimators and managers in all types of estimating tasks.


Duties & Responsibilities
 1 Prepares estimates for potential projects, using hard-bid, design-build and conceptual estimating.
 2 Reads and understands contract documents (plans, specifications & addenda).
 3 Performs quantity take-offs, organizes and prices information.
 4 Solicits bids and quotes from subcontractors and suppliers.
 5 Communicates with subs and suppliers to clarify pricing information.
 6 Prepares estimate formats in such areas as general conditions, general bidding, quantity takeoffs and bid analysis.
 7 Assists with the preparation of bid proposal for submittal.
 8 Prepares outline schedules for proposed projects.
 9 Assists staff members with various special projects related to estimating.
 10 Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications
 1 Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or construction management related field, or equivalent education and experience.
 2 At least 1 year experience in estimating commercial construction projects, showing competence in hard-bid, design-build, and conceptual estimating.
 3 Excellent working knowledge of Timberline and Excel software.
 4 Working knowledge of Microsoft Word.
 5 Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
 6 Ability to operate office equipment, such as computer, printer, phone, copier, fax, etc.
 7 Effective written and verbal communication skills.
 8 Appropriate knowledge of construction practices and methods.
 9 Working knowledge of AutoCAD or Primavera systems preferred.

Qualifications our client would love to see 
 1. Ability to speak basic Spanish commands, questions, and instructions regarding construction preferred.
 2. A love for community service or participation.
 3. Getting the job done, and done right Attitude
 4. An understanding the Company's name means something and they are willing to stand behind it - through their work habits.

If this position sounds good to you please apply. If you have additional questions, please email us at careers@careerkarma360.com. Once we review your resume we will let you know all about our client and the great company you are applying to. We may also surprise you with additional positions to consider. 


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