The Estimator will prepare cost estimating services for the preparation of bids and proposals as well to projects to support all business lines and ensures all costs are properly captured and documented.
Attend site walks.
Attends pre-estimate meetings with project managers and business line management to plan bid strategy and ascertaining methods of performance based on the scope of work.
Prepare detailed estimates in accordance with the scope of work, performing quantity take-offs, determining manpower, equipment requirements, material items and subcontractors.
Obtains review and input information from contracts, legal, taxes, insurance, finance and other support groups.
Conducts bid review meeting with the Manager of Estimating, Project Manager, and/or business line management to finalize bid, markup, and strategies.
Coordinates with project management to review bid strategy and assists in project buy-out.
Assist in obtaining firm quotes for material suppliers, equipment and subcontractors.
Analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for products, projects, or services, applying knowledge of specialized methodologies, techniques, principles, or processes: Reviews data to determine material and labor requirements and prepares itemized lists.
Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes, such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness.
Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
May specialize according to particular service performed, type of product manufactured, or phase of work involved, such as tool and fixture costs, production costs, construction costs, or material costs.
Responsible for RFQ from receipt, through pricing and review, to final submittal.
May coordinate other employees during bid process on large proposals.
Acts as a key contributor in a complex and critical environment
Has developed depth and breadth of expertise in own discipline
Applies in-depth skills and broad knowledge of the business to address complex problems and nonstandard situations
Anticipates customer needs and identifies solutions
Interprets internal/external business issues and recommends best practices in own discipline
Manages costs for specific projects
Manages own time to meet objectives; forecasts and plans resource requirements
5 years of estimating experience
Strong knowledge of facility operations and maintenance.
Expert in the use of Excel.
Familiar with Timberline and/or InEight Estimating Software.
Strong communication skills
Willing to travel for possibly extended periods of time
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