Senior Estimator

Recruiter
Building and Land Technology
Location
Stamford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 01, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


JOB DESCRIPTION: Building and Land Technology is currently seeking a Senior Estimator. The Senior Estimator will be responsible for preparing complete, accurate estimates and budgets for all contract types (lump sum, time and material, etc.) for mid to high-rise residential or commercial office projects in Stamford, CT.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Prepare detailed accurate material, labor, equipment, subcontracts, construction facilities, estimates, etc.

  • Foster relationships with subcontractors and suppliers

  • Attend on-site pre-bid/proposal conferences and site visits

  • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work and accept, review, and analyze subcontractor quotes for best value

  • Prepare project bid status reports and ensure compliance with all specifications and contract Statements of Work and Bid Invitations.

  • Present cost estimates to meet customer proposals, providing consideration for general and special conditions.

  • Prepare scope specifications and requirements, prepare and inputs project schedules, perform quantity takeoffs, prepare cost summary sheets, and input quantities into estimating software

  • Maintain an accurate, current database cost codes of accounts for historical data

  • Utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for pricing estimates



JOB REQUIREMENTS



  • 4 year degree in building construction, engineering, or construction related field.

  • 7-10 years related estimating experience

  • Advanced project estimator skills that include performing value engineering calculations, being conversant in engineering nomenclature to effectively communicate with Application Engineers, Product Managers, Project Managers, Engineering and vendors

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to read, understand and organize construction plans and specifications

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work well under pressure to meet established deadlines

  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, Outlook) and database software