Estimator - Commercial Construction

Dallas Permanent USD80,000 - USD95,000
  • Very reputable and fast growing Commercial General Contractor.
  • Pride themselves on their family feel culture.

About Our Client

One of the fastest growing General Contractor in not only to DFW area but throughout the Southeast as well. They believe in valuing and advancing their employee's careers and forming positive relationships within the community. If you are looking for a positive company culture with terrific work/life balance at a rapidly growing firm, please apply today!

Job Description

  • Oversee all functions of project estimating for 5-10 ongoing bids
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients & Architects to establish a level of understanding of the project scope, specification and contract
  • Solicit & Track Subcontractor/Supplier proposals
  • Manage plans, specifications, & addendum's
  • Thoroughly evaluates bid documents for completeness, obtain additional information from the client as required, observing all stated guidelines and deadlines
  • Attends site visits and pre-bid meetings as required to assess customer needs
  • Manages the development of bid proposals
  • Responsible for ensuring maximum subcontractor & vendor coverage.
  • Develops detailed scopes of work for each trade package based on bid documents
  • Perform complex analysis of subcontractor estimates
  • Recognize the opportunities to value engineer design drawings, Identify document conflicts and determine a strategy for bidding
  • Manage all bid day activities
  • Negotiate with Suppliers & Subcontractors for best pricing
  • Accurately completes bid forms per provided instructions
  • Meeting with upper management for bid review and submission
  • Upon award, assist Project Managers in contract negotiation and final buy out of the project
  • Maintains in-house cost databases
  • Develops and maintains vendor and subcontractor relationships and databases

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

  • 5+ years of construction estimating experience
  • Strong organization, presentation, written, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency and success in managing the document control process in the areas of construction and general project administration
  • Understanding of contract documents, drawings, specifications, product data, and contracts
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a project team, capable of managing multiple projects at various stages of planning, design, procurement and construction
  • Software experience including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Construction Management & Estimating Software

What's on Offer

  • $80K - $95K Base Salary (depending on experience)
  • Project Bonus
  • Excellent benefits, including health care, dental & Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k company match
  • Opportunity to lead a Preconstruction Team
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