Senior Estimator

Carlsbad, California, United States, 92130

Posted on 12/02/2019 by Sales Consultants of Sacramento


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Position Details

Type:

Permanent

Industry:

Construction / Commercial Construction

Function:

Building Construction / Skilled Trades

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Salary:

$140k

Reference ID:

GG 311

Senior Estimator

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION

To prepare accurate, timely and detailed permit and construction estimates for all assigned projects. Reports to the Regional Vice President, Preconstruction.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that complete and accurate material take-offs are performed for all items of work in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare all scope sheets for potential bidders.
  • Collect and scope-check all subcontractor quotes.
  • Prepare complete budgets for projects from conceptual design through 90% CD documents.
  • Assemble, maintain and monitor a qualified bidders list for projects. Coordinate with Project Managers on the maintenance of bidders/contractors list for their projects.
  • Use critical thinking skills to problem solve issues on projects during design and construction.
  • Assist Project Manager in selecting the vendors and subcontractors who will perform the work.
  • Coordinate estimating process with the project team.
  • Read and understand all construction documents including plans, specifications and soil reports.
  • Verify that all bidders have received and used the latest set of construction documents.
  • Provide quantity take-off information to field operations. 3. NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Provide feedback on value engineering issues.
  • Train Estimators in department procedures.
  • Attend design team and construction meeting as required.
  • Perform other functions as directed by supervisor.
  • Provide feedback on project pricing issues.
  • Assist Project Manager by providing data to facilitate purchasing.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  1. EDUCATION: • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, mathematics or business related field.
  2. LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: None
  3. RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE: 10 or more years
  • Must have worked in multi-family construction in estimating departments.
  • Familiar with different types of estimating software
  • Must be familiar with construction estimating procedures, preferably multi-family construction. Should possess knowledge of estimating software, preferably Timberline Estimating and On Center On-Screen Takeoff.


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