Currently Looking For, In-Office


Job Description:

The Estimator will work in conjunction with the VP/Chief Estimator to perform business development functions to generate new business opportunities for the company. This position is also responsible for accurate bidding of public and private jobs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Continually identify and develop relationships with strategic targets to generate new business opportunities.
  • Coordinate with assistant estimators in the preparation of quantity takeoffs for use in preparing cost estimates.
  • Utilize estimating software to assigns requisite labor, equipment, material, subcontractor cost and productions to formulate an accurate cost estimate to be incorporated into a contract proposal.
  • Create and submit a job specific contract proposal.
  • Engage clients in discussions to answer questions and gain feedback regarding scope and pricing relative to client’s budget or competing proposals.
  • Secure a commitment from the client to perform the proposed work based on the original estimate and the contract proposal.
  • Finalize contract to arrive at mutually acceptable terms and conditions by which the work will be performed and paid for.
  • Maintain connection with project during construction to ensure that the work is performed in accordance with the contract terms and conditions.
  • Collaborate with Project Management and Operations to ensure negotiated estimate, scope of work, terms/conditions/exclusions and clarifications to contract are upheld.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records of subsequent changes to the work including extra work and change orders.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Construction Technology or Engineering preferred.
  • 10 to 15 years of public and private estimating experience in the heavy civil/road construction field.
  • Mid Atlantic, multi state estimating experience preferred
  • Must have solid experience with Estimating software (prefer Heavybid) and blueprint reading.
  • Proven track record of establishing profitable relationships with decision makers at companies and organizations.
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience training/supervising Assistant Estimators/Take-off functions.
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