Senior Estimator | Green Bay, WI
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- Reviews the “front end” of the specifications and communicates the requirements to the estimating coordinator, accounting, business development, and project manager as needed.
- Reviews proposal specifications, drawings and attends pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required content of estimate.
- Incorporates historical data from unit prices, purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports and prior estimates to determine bid price.
- Analyzes blueprints and specifications to prepare bids for projects.
- Applies knowledge of construction techniques, principles, and processes to estimate labor and material needs.
- Mentors and trains department staff.
- Prepares budget estimates.
- Provides estimates for self-performed work.
- Procures subcontractor quotes and ensures adequate coverage pre bid.
- Qualifies vendors and subcontractors post bid day to determine cost effectiveness.
- Consults with subcontractors and vendors to formulate estimates and resolve issues.
- Conducts studies and computes bids to develop useful data for repeat customer estimates.
- Maintains job cost accounting records on projects with close similarities.
- Serves as a resource for researching technical questions.
- Participates in interviews and sales discussions with owners and architects.
- Represents the company in a professional manner in interviews.
- Determines critical path schedule and sequence of work.
- Participates in hand-off meetings.
- Follows-up on project leads and works to procure new business.
- Builds and maintains customer contact for long-term relationships.
- Oversees the completion and submittal of Prequalification Statements.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
- Degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Architecture, or equivalent relevant construction experience required.
- OSHA 10 certification strongly preferred, with attainment in first 12 months of employment required.
- 10+ years of construction experience with 5+ years of estimating experience in a general contractor environment.
- Strong conceptual estimating skills. Ability to rough out a schedule.
- Familiarity with field practices, scheduling, codes, OSHA safety guidelines.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook Word, and Excel) required.
- On Screen Takeoff (OST) experience preferred.
- Performs all responsibilities under the intent and obligation to the company’s Core Values of Safety, Craftsmanship, Integrity, Transparency, Community, and Reliability.
- Effective, professional written and verbal communication skills across all levels. Prioritizes availability for other team members as needed.
- Organized, ability to prioritize, meets or exceeds established deadlines.
- Proactive, reliable, self-motivated, and disciplined.
- Works independently and exercises sound judgment when making decisions.
- Strong attention to detail with the ability to understand and navigate construction plans, documents, and works well in a fast-paced, demanding environment while maintaining composure and a positive attitude.
- Work primarily will be performed from the main office. Occasional travel to potential job sites and pre-bid meetings will be required. Occasional loud environment.
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