Estimator

Seeking Experienced Construction Estimator

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to join a well-established, industry leading Construction Company that offers great growth potential and a rewarding career. In this position, you will be responsible for leading the preparation of complete estimates/ proposals in addition to identifying opportunities for risk.

We are looking to invest in you and give you a place to develop your full potential. You need to be a self-motivated and internally driven individual with a long term commitment to yourself and this company. In return, we will invest and develop you so you can build a career, and not just have a job. Please submit your resume, your list of representative projects, and success rate on bidding to demonstrate requisite experience.

• Project and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information; controlling construction costs.

• Experience with preparing and analyzing plans & specification and provide material take-offs

• Lead the preparation of thorough, accurate and timely estimates, including the preparation of bid documents and the development of clear written proposals and correspondence

• Prepares and summarizes task and sub task estimates, including rate and unit cost determination

• Ability to budget and negotiate with subcontractors.

• Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.

• Reviewing specifications and drawings to determine the content to estimate.

• Preparing cost estimates by calculating take off.

• Create detailed cost estimate base on project scope

• Prepare scope of work for sub-contractors

• Negotiate prices with vendors/sub-contractors using quotations for materials /services

Coordinate with the Owners, project managers and supervisors to provide engineering and cost data

• Prepare RFI's.

• Maintain all files of all working documents as back up for estimating data base.

Skills/Qualifications:

Analyzing Information , Developing Budgets, Vendor Relationships, Reporting Skills, Estimating, Decision Making, Teamwork, Documentation Skills, Quality Focus

Requirements:

• Great interpersonal skills along with strong analytical and problem solving skills are vital.

• A stable career history is vital.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Above average proficiency in using estimating and scheduling software as well as financial spreadsheets is expected.

• Minimum of 10 years estimating experience in commercial construction.

• Construction Management, Engineering or Business related degree required.

• Knowledge of the New Jersey, New York & Pennsylvania construction market with projects ranging from $50k - $10M.


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