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Estimator - General Contractor

Apply2020-03-10 10:21:492020-11-08Resourcing Group

Estimator - General Contractor

Date posted: March 10, 2020
US$100000 - US$110000 per annum
Fort Worth, Texas
Job description

A Texas based General Contractor is actively seeking an experienced Estimator that is both passionate and knowledgeable about construction and is looking for an organisation that values it's employees as family members. Our Estimators are responsible for the planning, coordinating, and preparation of construction estimates while operating in a manner that supports our Company's core values.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review, analyze and incorporate historical data from previous projects and estimates into current estimates.

  • Comprehend proposal specifications, drawings and attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required content of estimate.

  • Prepare bid and addendum packages and solicit estimates from a representative cross section of qualified subcontractors and suppliers.

  • Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.

  • Qualify all subcontractor and supplier proposals, qualifications and alternatives.

  • Interface with owner, A/E and other contractors to provide engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility.

  • Leads pre-bid meetings and contributes to bid strategy formulation.

  • Reviews all final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to final submission.

  • Prepare proposals and participate in presentations to clients and assume significant responsibility for closing the "sale."

  • Provide technical assistance and advice in negotiating contracts and pricing change orders.

  • Follow awarded contracts and provide estimating of extra work items and change orders

  • Contribute to on-going business development efforts by interfacing with potential clients at professional associations events/committees and building rapport and credibility with them as opportunities are created or presented.

To Be Successful in This Role, You Will Need:

  • A 4 year degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or Business Administration, plus extensive experience in the estimation of construction projects.
  • 4-7 years of estimating and cost control experience in the commercial market.
  • Advanced knowledge of estimating techniques and cost control and quickly assimilate knowledge of company procedures.
  • A persuader whose broad range of influencing skills can win over a wide variety of prospective clients.
  • Detailed oriented and able to identify errors in numbers, spellings, drawings, shapes, shading and materials.

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: JM10118_1583835708-1446

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