Senior Estimator - Commercial Construction Projects
Commercial GC local to Colorado Springs looking for a talented senior estimator
Needing a conceptual Senior Estimator to join their CS office
About Our Client
My client is a general contracting and construction management company located out of Colorado Springs, Colorado. They specialize in construction planning and development and have experience building commercial properties for various industries. They work throughout Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Wyoming.
Position Duties & Key Responsibilities: * Compiles, reviews, analyzes, and quotes project materials, labor, equipment, data, environmental factors, and overall costs. This includes managing the bid process, bid pricing, preparing cost analyses and providing timely completion of estimates. Will also support and assist as needed with projects assigned to the greater Estimating and Preconstruction Team. * Prepares technical evaluations, cost estimating draft reports memos, and letters and present recommendations to management. This includes communicating current and new projects to firm's team members. * Develops, provides and communicates cost estimating on all assigned projects utilizing alternate delivery method contracts when necessary. Reasonable judgment should be used when evaluating owner contracts based on qualifications, experience, fees for management services, and target construction price(s). * Accurately and thoroughly forecasts costs of future projects and changes to existing projects while also developing timely estimates for each design deliverable at each phase of design development. * Delivering and developing pre-planning and conceptual estimates. This includes providing accurate estimates within the guaranteed maximum price (GMP) using the allotted project time-frame for completion and project specifications. * Establishes working relationships with project owners, subcontractors, suppliers and vendors while reviewing and explaining project estimates as necessary.
The Successful Applicant
Candidate Requirements: * Bachelors degree in Construction Management or closely related discipline and 10 plus years of construction estimating experience or 15 plus years of experience in construction estimating without a degree. * Valid Drivers License. * Must be computer literate and proficient in MS Office skills including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. * Possess strong communication and sales skills to secure a client agreement or service. * Experienced in construction layout, blueprint and shop drawing readings. * Must possess technical understandings of architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing disciplines. * Ability to consistently deliver accurate and thorough estimates while setting realistic expectations of the company's ability to deliver construction services. * Demonstrated experience delivering pre-planning and conceptual estimates as well as accurately and thoroughly forecasting costs. * Proven ability to compile, review, analyze and quote project costs while effectively managing the full cycle bid process. * Excellent time management, problem solving, decision making, human relations, presentation and organizational skills. * Ability to work under tight deadlines. * Understand and respect the importance of confidentiality. Preferred Requirements: * Commercial construction experience. * Experience with estimating and scheduling software including On-screen Take-off, MC2 ICE, Timberline, Bluebeam, ASTA, and Procore * Knowledge of Denver Metro subcontractor market * Experience with contract negotiations
What's on Offer
Industry leading compensation package.