Project Estimator | Rochester, MN or La Crosse, WI

ERG Construction Opportunities

Project Estimator | Rochester, MN or La Crosse, WI

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the internal team, and external consultants, in the promotion and elevation of the company brand and reputation.
  • Assist in generating proposal information, and participate in customer presentations, on an as-requested basis.
  • Become proficient in the use of the following software systems:
    • Sage Estimating Software.
    • On-Screen Take-off.
    • SmartBid.
  • Participate in design phase coordination meetings for your assigned projects.
  • Visit project sites, as required, at the front end of the pre-construction phase to garner information regarding the project site and qualified local vendor contacts.
  • Contact vendors on the identified project vendor list to confirm with each vendor receipt of the invitation to bid, confirm vendor interest and confirm the information needed by each vendor.
  • Collaborate with the design team during the vendor bidding phase to compile RFIs, as well as organize RFI responses into Addendums.
  • Complete quantity take-offs as necessary to identify quantities of materials and/or building assemblies for each project.
  • Receive, organize and qualify vendor proposals for assigned projects as needed.
  • Assist the project team in quantifying Value Engineering efforts required to achieve project budget goals.
  • Upon closeout of assigned projects, input ‘actual’ cost data for definable features-of-work in a historical cost data tracking system.
  • Print and compile plans and specifications for use by the internal and external project teams.
  • Collaborate with Pre-Construction Department team members regarding the following:
    • Bid Solicitation Software maintenance.
    • Historical Data System maintenance.
    • On-Screen Takeoff maintenance.
    • Sage Estimating System Maintenance.
    • Annual unit price updates.
    • Company cost code updates.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 5 to 10 years of experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or industry-related program.
  • Excellent organizational skills and effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Additional Expectations:

  • Be 100% responsible and accountable for the project activities you are a part of.
  • Be a problem solver. Provide recommendations and options to help resolve project-specific challenges.
  • Ensure proper stewardship of and accountability for the overall pre-construction integrity of the project.

Recruiter Contact Info

Cal Bynoe
Executive Vice President
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