• Senior Estimator

    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/6/2018 5:51 PM)
    Street
    Park Place
    City
    Seattle
    State
    WA
    Job ID
    2018-2095
  • Overview

     


    Provide detailed and conceptual estimates resulting in a complete and accurate proposal or bid. Cost estimating and proposal generation.

    Responsibilities

    • Attend pre bid conferences or coordinate site visits to gain GLOBAL understanding of project
    • Review plans and specs
    • Prepare detailed and accurate estimates
    • Take off all work other than electrical and mechanical
    • Pricing
    • Prepare scope of work or bid packages for soliciting subcontractor and vendor proposals
    • Receiving, evaluating and compiling subcontractor and vendor proposals
    • Responsible for proposal submission details such as bid time, location, bid runner, bid form
    • Responsible for securing bid bonds/insurance requirements
    • Communicate with Marketing Director if a key employee’s resume is on the list of non-technical submission requirements
    • Managing bid day process
    • Review and maintain data based pricing (i.e. labor rates, fringes, burdens, sales or special taxes and material costs)
    • Submission of pre bid RFI’s
    • Organize bid documents and addendums as they are received and orderly up keep
    • Prepare a project proposal schedule
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Exhibits high level ability to interpret plans and specifications
    • 3 years of experience in federal construction
    • Exhibits ability to break down assemblies into individual tasks and elements (i.e. constructability) 
    • Detail oriented and thorough with good organization skills
    • Willing to travel according to site visit needs
    • Multi task oriented capable of running multiple estimates concurrently
    • Understanding direct and indirect cost to a project
    • Understand the estimate structure; alternates and bid areas
    • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of project stakeholders
    • Capable of taking off by hand manually

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • On site field experience
    • Maintains composure in a high stress environment
    • 5 years federal estimating experience
    • Undergraduate or higher degree in construction-related field
    • On screen take off

    Technical Competencies

    This position requires familiarity with and/or knowledge of the following:

    • Knowledgeable in MS Project
    • Estimating and On Screen Take Off software knowledge
    • Basic proficiency with all MS Office products
    • Basic knowledge of math skills
    • Using an Architectural or Engineering scale

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