Are you looking for a Challenge? Looking for an innovative organization and the opportunity to learn and grow professionally? Our client is currently seeking a Senior Estimator. They are a company that specializes in pre-fabrication work, steel stud, dry wall, acoustic ceilings and use EDGE as their programming. The ideal candidate will be responsible for calculating major construction cost estimates, and you will be involved in the planning, development, negotiation, and contract execution of a project. To be successful as a senior estimator, you should have excellent communication skills and great attention to detail. Outstanding senior estimators are able to negotiate with a range of professionals, make accurate time and cost estimates, and resolve any issues that arise.
In this role you will be expected to:
Determining the total cost of materials, equipment, utilities, and labor for construction projects.
Researching construction documents and analyzing specifications.
Preparing estimates for planning, organizing, and scheduling project work.
Managing pre-qualification and pre-bid submissions.
Preparing estimates to meet project goals, such as setting work hours, sequencing tasks, obtaining materials, and securing the best deals with vendors and subcontractors.
Ensuring that relevant documents and budgets are submitted before a bid deadline.
Regularly reporting to Management and keeping clients updated on the project status.
Formulating contingency plans and effectively managing risks that might impact cost and time estimates.
Keeping track of the latest estimating technology and industry-related techniques.
Collaborating with other teams, conducting site visits, and providing other services, like bid deliveries, when required.
Bachelor's degree in civil or architectural engineering, construction management, or an equivalent degree.
Extensive experience as an estimator in the construction field.
Exceptional time management, multitasking, and interpersonal skills
Brilliant management and negotiation skills.
Ability to closely collaborate with other project teams and stakeholders.
Excellent research, proposal writing, and oral presentation skills.
Extensive knowledge of best industry practices and standards.
Advanced computer skills and demonstrable competency with software such as ProContractor, Sage Estimating, or CoConstruct.
Ability to travel extensively and perform site visits.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other protected group or class.