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Estimator

Michael Page Grand Rapids Full-Time
$70,000.00 - $100,000.00 / year
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  • Prepare budget estimates, detailed and accurate bid estimates and bid packages, potentially on short turnaround time.

* Solicit and evaluate scope completeness of proposals from multiple trade subcontractors, and effectively communicate and negotiate with subcontractors.

Client Details

Lead Estimator for a growing general contractor with a variety of Commercial and Retail Projects ranging in bid value from $500k to $30MM

Description

* Attend site visits and pre-bid meetings
* Compare and qualify subcontractor estimates
* Prepare and submit budgets, estimates, weekly progress reports and cost tracking reports as well as project schedule
* Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates
* Effectively communicate with clients, architects, subcontractors and/or suppliers to prepare estimates for all jobs, review quotes for accuracy and scope
* To discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues submit proposals and bid packages within provided due dates
* Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.
* Review change orders and inform office staff immediately of any issues and discrepancies
* Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

Profile

* Minimum five-year experience as an Estimator
* Degree in a related field
* Additional experience in all facets of construction
* Organized and detail-oriented team player
* Flexible and comfortable with short deadlines
* Ability to balance and maintain multiple projects
* Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project and PowerPoint)

Job Offer

* $100,000 - $130,000 base salary based on years of experience
* 401k match, 75 of health care paid for by the client
* 15 days vacation
* Discretionary bonus opportunity
* Collaborative work environment

 

Recommended skills

Scheduling
Subcontracting
Estimators
Attention To Detail
Team Working
Progress Reports

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$70,000-$100,000
Yearly Salary
This salary is within the average salary range of $65,000-$130,000 for this role in this location

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