Estimator

Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Date Posted: 05-16-2017
Are you an estimator? Are you the best at what you do? Are you ready to take you career to the next level by partnering with a outstanding company? We are currently looking for successful, experienced, and hardworking candidates to fill spots in the South Florida market. These opportunities won’t last long as our clients are looking to hire within the month. Apply now and take the next step towards your future!

Job Summary Estimator
 A member of the pre-construction team who is responsible for independently preparing sections of schematic, design development and construction document estimates including soliciting and evaluating subcontractor bids and scopes of work, preparing  quantity surveys, reviewing project plans and specifications for all CSI (Construction Specific Institute) categories of work.  May supervise the work of other estimators and intern students. 

Job Functions
 Performs accurate, thorough and timely quantity takeoffs, using company format, detail and coding for some CSI division systems for all levels of project documents (schematic, design development, construction documents.)
Solicits and analyzes subcontractor and vendor pricing when required.
Attends project site pre-bid meetings, site tours, and post bid interviews as required.
Develops unit cost accurately and performs technical/plan review when required.
Considers and understands problems, and identifies appropriate solutions.
Develops knowledge in buildings designs, systems and constructions materials through available resources.
Accurately assess and plans takeoff workload.
Acts as a plans coordinator by reviewing and working with Senior Estimating Coordinator to assure that project plans and specifications are current and complete.
Participates in personal career development through on the job training, attends pre-construction/ operations classroom training programs, participates in software training, seminars and assists in the development and training of interns.
Constantly strives to improve capabilities, performance and expands knowledge of construction technologies.
 
Required Education
Bachelor’s degree in Building Construction is preferred.
5+ years of experience in estimating.
Experience in Municipal Work, Higher Education, Healthcare, Public Schools, Assisted Living, Multifamily and Country Clubs as well as a variety of other markets.
Ability to read engineering and architectural drawings and specifications.
Strong Analytical skills.
Ability to read and understand contracts.
Outstanding and professional oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, On-Screen Take off is required
 
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