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Project Estimator - Commercial Construction

Company: Jobot
Location: Englewood
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Haley GerritsenAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $70,000 - $95,000 per yearA bit about us:We have been named the Denver Post Top Workplaces for the last seven years! We offer a progressive, positive, and challenging - yet fun - work environment and cutting-edge tools to help you with career growth, personal development and achieving your maximum potential. Our extensive benefits program, dynamic team atmosphere and strong core values help create the best environment for our staff and the best service for our clients.These services include general contracting, construction management, design-build, turnkey development and a comprehensive range of preconstruction services.Why join us?

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible PTOJob Details** Must have Commercial Preconstruction experience with a General Contractor **Job SummaryWorks with clients, architects/engineers, subcontractors/ suppliers under the direction of the Preconstruction Manager and Senior Estimator, to plan cost factors for building projects; analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for projects by performing the following duties.Job ResponsibilitiesProject Acquisition: --- Attends pre-proposal meetings and performs site visits as required to assist in the preparation of requests for proposal.Preconstruction Development: --- Consults with clients, architects, subcontractors, and material suppliers to discuss and formulate estimates, effect cost reductions, and resolve issues. --- Has the ability to work on multiple preconstruction projects at once. --- Manages document control for the preconstruction phases of a project. --- Creates and distributes meeting minutes for preconstruction meetings.Preconstruction Coordination: --- Helps prepare estimates with the proper level of detail for all design stages: Conceptual, Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documents. --- Prepares quantity take-offs and estimates costs of materials, labor, and use of equipment required to fulfill all provisions of the contract. --- Learns and becomes proficient with basic estimating techniques for CSI divisions 2, 4-14, and 31-33; develops knowledge regarding division 3 and MEP --- Research construction documents and analyzes specifications to determine estimated costs. --- Reviews design documents for proper information to receive accurate pricing from subcontractors and suppliers. --- Works with the Virtual Design (BIM) Department to utilize Revit or other programs in generating quantities as may be available from design models. --- Works with the Preconstruction Manager and Senior Estimators in the creation of all final estimates to be given to the operations and accounting team for creation of the project budgets. --- Understands the application and calculation of bond and insurance costs.Subcontracting and Buy-Out: --- Performs subcontractor solicitation through iSqFt or other solicitation programs as may be utilized and assures that the proper team members are part of the approval process for all bid lists. --- Ensures that proper bid coverage is achieved for each scope of work including meeting or exceeding any owner contract requirements (i.e., minimum number of bids per trade). --- Updates subcontractor database as necessary. --- Documents good faith efforts for all projects with small business requirements. --- Contacts and follows up with subcontractors for all budgeting and bid efforts to establish participation. --- Reviews all bid packages, instructions to bidders, and bid forms against all subcontractor proposals to ensure compliant and complete bids. --- Reviews subcontractor and supplier bids for conformity to contract requirements and determines acceptable bids. --- Works with Preconstruction Managers and Senior Estimators during buy-out process and hand off to the Operations Team. --- Communicates feedback to subcontractors on bid efforts.Department Advancement: --- Understands how to use historical cost database resources and assists Chief Estimator in updating. --- Mentors and trains Construction Management Associates in preconstruction processes and systems.Industry Relationships: --- Helps maintain relationships with existing subcontractors and create new relationships for mutual benefit. --- Fosters and maintains relationships with Owners and Design teams.Technology: o Destini Estimator o Procore o Join.Build o Bluebeam o On-screen Takeoff o MS Excel o MS Word o MS Project (Scheduling) o Navisworks o Revit o SketchUp o iSqFtInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Denver , Project Estimator - Commercial Construction, Professions , Englewood, Colorado

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