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Construction Estimator

Colorado Springs, CO

Job ID: 405 - Construction - Posted 2 months ago

 

Our client is consistently recognized as a best workplace, and for commitment to safety, sustainability, and community partnerships.  They hire the very best in the construction industry and strives to create an environment that encourages innovation, responsibility, and client satisfaction. If you are looking to be a part of an open, supportive team and receive exciting challenges that promote personal and professional growth, look no further!

Job Summary

The Estimator is responsible for supporting the preconstruction effort for one or more disciplines, quantity survey, subcontractor solicitation, and independent research of specified items, including the determination of applicable project plans, specifications and supporting documentation.


Benefits

  • Group medical, vision and dental insurance including choice of two benefit plans – a PPO plan and a high deductible / Health Saving Account Plan with company contribution to HSA.
  • Company-paid Short- & Long-Term Disability plans, group Life Insurance, and AD&D plans
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans (for health care and dependent care)
  • Untracked / Unmeasured vacation.
  • Sick Leave accrued at 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked with a carryover of 80 hours
  • 9 paid Holidays each year
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual Discretionary Bonus based on company profitability and your manager’s assessment of your performance.
  • A 401(k) savings plan under which our client matches the first three percent of your deferral with a 100% match and the next two percent with a 50% match for a total matching contribution of 4% of your pay. You are immediately 100% vested in all contributions (including match). We provide both traditional (Pre-Tax) and Roth (post –tax) contribution options in our 401(k) plan.
  • We’re also proud to be an employee-owned company. This means you get an ownership stake through a benefit called an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). It’s 100% company funded and is invested in company stock. You can participate in this long-term plan after you complete 1 year of service (with at least 1,000 hours).
  • Company vehicle or vehicle allowance, toll pass and fuel card
  • Job Responsibilities

    Internal

    • Prepare consistently accurate, detailed, quantity surveys.
    • Identify, research and obtain relevant information, through independent research, related to items for which they are tasked with quantifying or soliciting subcontractor proposals.
    • Independently develop complete project cost estimate package for projects in a range up to $5m, depending on complexity.

    Owner / Architect

    • Attend preconstruction meetings to learn project information and gain exposure to external customer interactions.

    Subcontractor

    • Awareness of the local subcontractor community and ability to understand and differentiate capabilities of the subcontractors being solicited for proposals.

    Able to discuss project scope clearly and effectively during the subcontractor solicitation process.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree within the construction field.
    • Excellent listening and communication skills.
    • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, estimating software (Timberline or similar), and scheduling software (Primavera or similar).
    • Careful attention to detail and resourcefulness in acquiring project specific information.
    • Demonstrates a strong work ethic.
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Demonstrates ability to effectively manage multiple tasks under differing deadlines.
    • Able to work flexible hours as needed or required by project or proposal deadlines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Capable of traversing over construction-type terrain when under development; moving through the construction site and the materials in place for use on the site; climbing ladders and temporary stairways; conducting visual inspections of quality of construction and materials being used in construction. Conduct jobsite walks to ensure successful project completion. Conduct jobsite walks to identify and eliminate safety hazards.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

BNB believes in collaboration, team building, and a strong supervisor/employee relationship. To accomplish this, the duties of this role are not performed in a remote capacity, and we expect that all employees will complete work in an office/job site setting.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at the job site. The noise level in the work environment and job site can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.

Employment Type: Full time

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

 

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