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Residential Senior Estimator

Columbus, OH 43220

Industry: CM - Construction Job Number: 1629

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION – RESIDENTIAL SENIOR ESTIMATOR

What is needed in this role:
  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management or similar
  • Minimum of five years' related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Thorough knowledge of construction cost, estimating and purchasing
  • Strong communication, both oral and written
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment
  • Sharp analytical skills

Other responsibilities (Overview):
  • Responsible for the value engineering process during preconstruction for the assigned projects.
  • Review quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate, and studies for all items incorporated in the assigned scope.
  • Take lead role in Lump Sum (LS) bids.
  • Review drawings, specifications and all other construction documents. Make senior management aware of design-related problems, completeness of documents and other potential risks.
  • Work in conjunction with Operations to ensure that detailed General Conditions/Requirement (GC/GRs) estimates are prepared, and review with others as needed.
  • Manage the Estimating Engineers and Assistant Estimating Engineers, including completing performance evaluations.
  • Ensure strict adherence to safety, Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC), ethics and compliance requirements at all times.
  • Manage the allocation of work hours for staff assigned to projects to ensure it is within budgetary guidelines.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Operations and Purchasing during preconstruction efforts.
  • Develop and enhance owner, architect, subcontractor and vendor relations.
  • Analyze cost data, unit prices, back-page costs, and information that can be developed and used as a “rule of thumb” for all building systems estimated costs.
  • Responsible for the preparation of preliminary estimates and studies during preconstruction to monitor design development cost trends in order to detect over-runs and potential problem areas.
  • Ensure assigned tasks are completed and delivered within timeframes allotted.
  • Assist Purchasing in evaluating and analyzing subcontractor proposals.
  • Derive systems quantities for Building Information Models (BIM) and other estimating software in order to provide complete estimate.

What can you expect?
  • Competitive salary/package
  • Healthcare benefits, sick pay
If you are a GC Senior Estimator please apply now! Only local candidates will be considered for this role.

 

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