Construction Estimator - Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas Permanent USD95,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Working for one of the top leaders in Austin General Contractor Industry
  • Projects of over $150 million per year over local Austin

About Our Client

  • Working for a reputable General Contractor with local projects and consistent customers in Austin, TX.
  • Strong Commercial project pipeline with a focus on mixed commercial projects such as: Faith-based projects, K-12, Private Schools, Commercial, Municipal, Industrial/Aviation
  • Majority of work at the moment is K-12 work
  • Top 5 in the private Construction industry in Austin, TX
  • Company with a notable reputation among their clients and subcontractors as being open, honest and fair
  • Strong company benefits
  • Low employee turnover

Job Description

  • Review plans and specifications for scope and value. Responsible to ensure that the plans and specs are complete. Determine the scope of work needed to complete each project and make recommendations as to appropriate subcontractors.
  • Review bid packages to be sent out to prospective subcontractors. Complete the scope sheets that are to be included in the bid packages and monitor the progress of the bids to ensure that all proposed bids come in on schedule.
  • Examine site/existing conditions.
  • Check all proposals for scope, quantity, correctness, and completeness.
  • Prepare complete and accurate quantity takeoffs, material, and equipment pricing.
  • Interview subcontractors and vendors for project scope and capacity to ensure that they have the appropriate ability, manpower and resources to complete projects within stated requirements.
  • Review and level all bids across subcontractors to ensure that pricing comparisons are accurate and that all potential missing items are covered.
  • Work closely with the project team to determine pricing and to help produce the final proposal documents for the client presentation.
  • Assist Project Manager with preparation of estimate for entering into job cost.
  • Assist Project Manager in analysis of actual cost versus estimated cost.
  • Search out potential new subs, suppliers, methods, equipment, etc., for competitive advantages.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • The ideal candidate will be degree-qualified (Business, Construction Management, Engineering)
  • At least 4-5+ years of experience as a Construction Estimator
  • Must be competent in working off of electronic documents and using Onscreen Takeoff
  • Additionally, you will have conceptual estimating ability. Must have a stable work history.
  • You must be "Team-Focused" and have a strong client orientation. Strong communication skills are a must.
  • Experience in K-12, healthcare, higher education, retail, restaurant, office, or hospitality projects would be ideal. However, other experience will be considered.

What's on Offer

  • Extremely competitive Base Salary ($95,000-$120,000)
  • Allowances
  • Insurances
  • Benefits
  • Bonus Potential
  • 401K
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