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CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR POSITION

October 13, 2015 Birchmier Construction Comments Off

Birchmier Construction, Inc. – Birchmier.com – with a primary focus on commercial construction, seeks a candidate for the following position: Estimator

Responsibilities include:
– Analyze plans and specifications to determine the scope of work
– Assemble and solicit subcontractor/vendor participation
– Organize, post, and maintain bid documents utilizing on-line file sharing systems
– Able to prepare conceptual estimates off of a preliminary floor plan or sketch.
– Manage the hard bid estimate through the whole process
– Document effectively and professionally in writing and orally with owners and design consultants
– Prepare accurate quantity take-offs assignments
– Monitor subcontractor/vendor participation during the bidding process
– Field pre-bid questions and notify bidders of resolutions and/or addendums
– Participate in subcontractor/vendor proposal reviews and scope confirmation
– Assist in the presentation of proposals

Education & Experience:
4-year construction/engineering degree or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience is preferred, but not required. A minimum of five years of construction estimating experience is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
– General knowledge of estimating techniques and cost control
– Read and understand drawings
– Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook experience
– Knowledge of Sage Timberline Estimating and PlanSwift on-screen take off would be beneficial
– Successful candidate to be self-motivated, organized, and able to quickly understand and use department’s systems and software

Benefits:
Competitive Salary and opportunity for advancement
Health insurance covered 100% by the employer and additional family members can be covered at an additional cost
401k participation
Project Performance Bonus
Paid Time Off / Vacation
Holiday Pay