CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR

Location
Bethel, Connecticut
Posted
Sep 06, 2017
Closes
Nov 05, 2017
Industry
Construction
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Construction  Estimator

Worth Construction Co., Inc., located in Bethel, CT seeks Estimator for day-to-day office management & estimating of commercial projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Organize bid documents, create drawing logs, and upload construction plans and specifications to firm’s FTP site.
  • Identify document conflicts and determine ideal strategy for bidding.
  • Solicit potential subcontractors, prepare RFP’s and create complete subcontractor bidder’s lists.
  • Track and follow up with subcontractors to ensure all documentation is submitted on time and in a neat, organized manner.
  • Conduct site visits and attend pre-bid meetings to understand project scope.
  • Create detailed quantity take offs.
  • Qualify and level subcontractor/vendor bids.
  • Clarify bid documents and prepare RFI’s to submit to architects; Follow up with both architects and subcontractors to relay the information as quickly as possible.
  • Coordinate and prepare project bids and proposals for submittal to the Owner or Owner's Representative.
  • Negotiate and create subcontractor/vendor contracts & material purchase orders based on bid qualification.
  • Develop a project schedule with site superintendent and order project materials with attention to lead time and specifications.
  • Prepare and track submittals for the architect and / or engineer to verify the correct materials and quantities are installed on the project.
  • Monitor ongoing projects for costs, profitability and schedule adherence.
  • Effectively document and manage change orders.
  • Prepare project closeout packages.

    Requirements:

  • Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience: 10+ years of experience in project management and/or estimating.
  • Ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to read and thoroughly understand construction plans and specifications (civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical).
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with clients, subcontractors, and design professionals.
  • Required Computer Skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Project.
  • Excellent communication skills—both written and verbal. 
  • Ability to problem solve and communicate corrective actions quickly and effectively.

    If you meet the requirements set forth above, please submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to worth@worthconstruction.com

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