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Senior Estimator at Jobot

Senior Estimator

Jobot Willoughby, OH (On Site) Full-Time
$120,000 - $160,000/Year
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Senior Estimator for Commercial Construction

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Eli Mandelbaum
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Salary: $120,000 - $160,000 per year

A bit about us:

Now, in our 35th year, we have established a compelling portfolio of projects spanning a variety of sectors, including multi-family residential, healthcare, higher education, cultural arts, and hospitality.

If you are a Multi Family Project Manager, then please read on….

Why join us?

Salary D.O.E.

Benefits Package
Paid Holidays
Health/Dental, and Life

Job Details

POSITION GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Project Estimator organizes estimating activities of the specific projects as they relate to estimating and preconstruction activities. Project Estimators are responsible for cultivating relationships with subcontractors, vendors, and clients. Project Estimators are ultimately responsible for compiling the complete estimate for specific projects assigned under the supervision of the Chief Estimator or the Director of Pre-Construction.

POSITION CHARACTERISTICS: An energetic, forward-thinking, creative individual with high ethical standards, appropriate professional image, sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong management focus. An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and retains good communication skills. This position requires a versatile individual who is results-oriented, able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, well-organized, and self-directed. A good educator who is trustworthy, willing to share information, serves as a mentor, and is a team player.


Establishing Bid

Review and analyze drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documents.
Prioritize and organize deadlines for bids.
Determine and develop project general conditions.
Determine vendors and subcontractors for a project.
Set up and attend pre-bid walk-throughs.
Identify all bid items.
Develop invitation to bid.
Complete bid form.
Project Set-Up

Determine the appropriate bid divisions.
Obtain and distribute project bid documents.
Contact and communicate with vendors and subcontractors.
Prepare quantity take-off, preconstruction schedule, and project-specific Bid Breakdown and Bid Book.
Project Bidding

Review plans and specifications and request any additional information.
Follow up with subcontractors, vendors, and material suppliers to ensure bid coverage.
Review and qualify submitted proposals.
Prepare detailed summaries of work.
Assemble the proposal documents.
Review complete bid breakdown and proposal with the Chief Estimator and/or Director of Pre-Construction.
Project Award and Hand-Off

Update and finalize Bid Book.
Perform Contract Review.
Prepare summaries of work.
Facilitate the Estimator to Project Manager Handoff meeting.
Provide assistance to the project manager though-out the project duration.
Assist with additional projects, duties, and tasks, as assigned.

Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.

Knowledge Required: Thorough knowledge of the construction industry with familiarity with building codes, laws, and regulations. Understanding financial practices and accounting policies. Understanding computer-related programs.

Experience Required: A minimum of three (3) years of estimating, both competitive bid projects as well as conceptual budgeting for projects within the construction industry.

Skills/Abilities: Shows the ability to have strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and analytical skills. These should include, task and time management, business writing, scheduling, critical thinking, purchasing, project scope, and contract management. Experience with On-Screen and Timberline preferred.

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