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Commercial Construction Estimator

Colorado Springs, CO

Job ID: 497 - Construction - Posted 3 weeks ago

 

Description

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Professionally represent our client and effectively support Company strategic initiatives
  • Establish and foster positive long-term relationships with internal customers and business partners
  • Execute company policies and procedures
  • Embraces a lean culture and work environment
  • Cultivate new and existing business relationships by engaging in client pursuits, RFP’s, and interviews; positively promote Company to external business partners and contacts
  • Establish and foster positive long-term relationships with all business partners including owners, architects, engineers and subcontractors
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with new and existing clients; Provide client with accurate estimates and value engineering
  • Assume single responsibility for large, complex projects; assume overall responsibility for the
    preconstruction stage of each project
  • Identify tasks to be accomplished in order to satisfy contractual requirements
  • Ensures estimates, schedules, constructability reviews, value engineering efforts, cost report planning and purchase planning efforts and documents meet detail, schedule and quality requirements.
  • Provide overall Preconstruction effort oversight and show ability to lead a project team and project solutions
  • Manage estimating process through initial advertising/prequalification and solicitation of subcontractors, bid evaluation process and award
  • Effectively schedule complete Preconstruction effort including all estimate milestones, durations and identifying long lead items and other needs
  • Interfaces with Owner, Architect/Engineers and subcontractors to resolve technical matters during design or prebid, and provides engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility.
  • Organize departmental team so that each estimator involved knows responsibilities and deadlines
  • Mentor/teach junior estimators all aspects of preconstruction process
  • Prepare estimates for all stages of design from Conceptual through Final Construction Documents (Design/Build, Guaranteed Maximum Price, and Hard Bid diversity)
  • Perform value engineering and life-cycle costing
  • Develop and write all bid packages and subcontractor scopes of work
  • Participate with the Project Manager in award of subcontracts and write all subcontracts before turning over to construction team
  • Demonstrate exceptional presentation and sales skills while serving on RFP/Interview teams
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Uses safety equipment as prescribed by company to ensure safety on jobsite
  • As a safety sensitive position, complete adherence to alcohol and drug use policies set by company
  • In-person, predictable attendance at assigned location

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent field
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of Construction Management/General Contractor experience
  • Verifiable work references demonstrating exceptional accomplishments, leadership and communication skill

 

SKILLS

  • Solid computer skills; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Proficient in use of estimating software
  • Able to read drawings and specifications
  • Strong understanding of commercial construction industry practices and standards
  • Knowledge of construction costs, project budgeting, vendor selection, client proposals and owner/architect/general contractor industry expertise.
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and planning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

 

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Verifiable work references demonstrating exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and communication skills
  • Successful completion of post-offer background & drug screens

 

 Health and welfare benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, ADD, STD, LTD, and EAP substantially supported by the employer.

  • Retirement benefits: Employee Stock Ownership Program – funded by the company for all full-time overhead employees; optional 401(k) to boost savings
  • Other benefits and compensation include annual bonus potential, employee events and activities, discounted benefit programs (i.e. LegalShield, pet insurance, Botanic Garden memberships, etc. which may vary over time)

Employment Type: Full time

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

 

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