Construction Estimator

$$$ / GREAT Benefits / Construction Estimator Needed

  • Columbus, OH
  • $75,000 - $100,000
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A bit about us:

Our client is a well-established family-owned and operated commercial construction firm with over 60 years of successful business across the state of Ohio. They serve both public and private clients, with a primary focus on the following markets: Civic, Commercial, Education, Healthcare/Senior Living, Industrial, and Multifamily Residential/Mixed Use. Since the company’s founding, they have always believed that being a great builder requires significant investment in the people and the process. They are known for their inclusive and vibrant culture and their commitment to their associates’ growth and development.

Why join us?

Competitive compensation
EXCELLENT health coverage
Health Savings Account
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
401k Plan with Matching Contribution
Employee Assistance Program
PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Mental Health Days
Fitness Reimbursement Program
Continuing Education Opportunities
Strong Philanthropic Culture
Bonus Program

Job Details

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Estimator that will help prepare and/or coordinate preparation of complete estimates of medium to large size and complexity. This position provides complete conceptual and final estimating input on complex Construction Management and Design-Build work or complete total bid price for General Contracting work. This role will interface with clients, A/E’s, and contractors to provide engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility and resolve technical matters during negotiation and contract execution.

Position Summary:

Sets up construction project estimates to comply with the estimating standards of the organization.
Reads and understands plans and specifications for a variety of projects.
Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements.
Provides accurate quantity take-off of materials necessary to construct the project as presented in plans and/or specifications.
Provides analysis of labor and equipment necessary to perform portions of the work by company forces and conveys this information to management for go/no-go decisions.
Provides accurate analysis of the project scope in order to convey this information to the assigned pursuit team to ascertain bid strategy and pricing.
Effective use of the Company-provided estimating software to ensure accurate and complete bid and budgetary pricing.
Accurately identifies the types of subcontractors necessary to complete any given project with the understanding of the work scope and location of the project.
Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, and negotiating pricing.
Cultivates and fosters relationships with subcontractors, both new and existing.
Interacts clearly with clients, suppliers, subcontractors, and fellow associates in all forms of communications.
Evaluates, coordinates, collaborates with suppliers and/or subcontractors pricing to ensure they have included a complete scope of work.
Actively works with the business development team to design successful bid strategies.
Interacts effectively with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors after the bid in order to obtain as much information as possible.
Maintains current cost data and updates estimating databases for accuracy.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
Performs other duties as required.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required.

The following skills are necessary:

Excellent organizational and communication skills
Excellent decision making / problem solving skills
Ability to handle pressure in a time-sensitive position
A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Self-starter, strong work ethic, sense of urgency, and resourceful
Must have a consistent employment history, demonstrating loyalty and commitment
Familiar with Sage Estimating or equal software knowledge
Proficient in Microsoft Suite and Microsoft Office
Familiar with Planswift Software or similar software
Education and Experience:
B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or commensurate work experience is preferred
5-10 years of experience in commercial construction
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Job Details
Location
Columbus, OH
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$75,000 - $100,000