Senior Estimator / Pre-construction Manager

 

The senior estimator / pre-construction manager will possess strong conceptual estimating, organizational and communication skills; a “can do” attitude; and the ability to service multiple projects and clients on a regular basis.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Review, interpret, and accurately estimate scope of work as described in the project documents.
  • Execute quantity take-offs of all applicable CSI sections.
  • Perform conceptual estimating to derive building program costs and baseline budget values for privately negotiated work.
  • Develop close working relationships with subcontractors and vendors.
  • Solicit and collect subcontractors’/vendors’ bids and quotations for budgetary and final pricing.
  • Verify that subcontractors’/vendors’ scopes of work are accurate in quantities and items included in their proposal.
  • Prepare subcontractors’/vendors’ quotations analysis sheets.
  • Organize and archive all documents received and produced.
  • Assist with operations change-orders estimating as required by jobs in progress.
  • Assist operations with purchasing and definition of subcontractors’/vendors’ scopes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

Skills / Experience:

  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word primarily).
  • Solid knowledge of On-Screen take-off software or similar.
  • Seven to ten years of experience in building estimating with a general contractor or construction manager.
  • Experience must include privately negotiated and GMP contract delivery methods.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work on several projects at the same time.

 

Required experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction related curriculum or equivalent work experience.
  • Estimating: 7-10 years commercial building construction.
  • Proven track record – previous project list including client/design team info.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, paid vacation and holidays, personal/sick time, discretionary bonus program, 401K matching program, company subsidized medical insurance, dental insurance, pre-tax medical and dependent care spending accounts, life insurance, short/long-term disability, ongoing education and training.

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