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Chief Estimator -Commercial Interiors

Company:
William Pro Staff
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Posted:
July 13, 2018

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Description:

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Estimator with commercial interior experience

CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR MUST HAVES:

Special projects/interiors/small base building - ability to scope and

level Divisions.

- Project volumes $1mm - $5mm without a bid team or assistant is

preferable.

- Commercial interiors and building alterations estimating experience.

- Pipeline/Gradebeam/i square foot invitation to bid online tools

experience.

- On Screen Takeoff and Bluebeam software experience.

- Proficient with excel.

- Knowledge of Washington DC Construction Market and Subcontractors

strongly preferred.

ESTIMATOR ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Verify Scopes of Work from subcontractors and format Bids to fulfill all RFP requirements.

Scope and takeoff construction documents.

Level Subcontractor bid proposals.

Review Bid documents and create history of pre-bid Reps.

Prepare commercial interior construction budgets and new construction budgets.

Assist with past bid buyout of subcontractors.

Analyze drawings and create subcontractor lists.

Transmit Requests for Proposal RFP’s to subcontractors; following up by phone and e-mail to ensure an adequate number of bids will be received.

Research material specifications, pricing and other information.

Track the status of open RFP’s through receipt of subcontractor bid and delivery to Estimator.

Serve as back up to the Chief Estimator.

Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

ESTIMATOR QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

ESTIMATOR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Four-year degree in Construction Management, Construction, or similar field, plus 2-5 years of related work experience. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None.

ESTIMATOR COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.

ESTIMATOR MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

ESTIMATOR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.

ESTIMATOR SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Under general supervision where standard practice enables the employee to proceed alone on routine work, referring all questionable cases to supervisor.

ESTIMATOR PLANNING

Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work, in addition, the work operations of a group of employees, all performing basically the same type of work.

ESTIMATOR DECISION MAKING

Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and also frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance; the latter of which would affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree.

ESTIMATOR MENTAL DEMAND

Close mental demand. Employee must be able to work under pressure 3 - 4 hours/day and work rapidly for approximately 4 - 5 hours/day. Operations requiring close and continuous attention for control of operations. Operations requiring intermittent direct thinking to determine or select the most applicable way of handling situations regarding the organization’s administration and operations; also to determine or select material and equipment where highly variable sequences are involved.

ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING

Moderately repetitive. Activities with slight variation using a definite set of processes or directions with some degree of supervision. Choice of learned things in situations which conform to clearly established patterns and modes.

ESTIMATOR USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS

Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, etc.)

ESTIMATOR ACCURACY

Probable errors of internal and external scope would have a moderate effect on the operational efficiency of the organizational component concerned. Errors might possibly go undetected for a considerable period of time, thereby creating an inaccurate picture of an existing situation. Could cause further errors, losses, or embarrassment to the organization. The possibility for error is always present due to requirements of the job.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Intermediate: Contact Management Basic: Word Processing/Typing