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Senior Estimator

Company: Joeris General Contractors, LLC
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

You Will:

  • Plan and execute successful projects through the bid process
  • Solicit and communicate with subcontractors and suppliers through the complete bid process
  • Collaborate and coordinate with architects, owners, estimators, PMs, and administrative support
  • Strategically plan projects in all preconstruction phases
  • Coordinate and collaborate of estimating and bidding teams
  • Foster subcontractor/client relations
  • Manage project solicitation efforts
  • Attend or coordinate pre-bid conference(s) as needed
  • Lead the development of general condition and profitable self -perform budgets
  • Delegate and/or develop quantity surveys and costs for estimates
  • Develop the project turnover package(s) and effectively present it to the Operations team
  • Command of contracts, general conditions, division 00, and division 01 requirements
  • Develop risk factors and ensure they are properly evaluated by the team
  • Continually add feedback on construction cost database and to subcontractor database
  • Coordinate with operations PM during preconstruction
  • Coordinate with marketing for proposal completion
  • Perform constructability reviews throughout preconstruction
  • Leadership of the company's defined preconstruction processes during all phases (CMAR & Hard Bid)
  • Take notes during preconstruction meetings and distribute to team members within 24 hrs post meeting
  • Visit projects on a monthly basis and solicit feedback about estimate and actual project cost, including self-perform
  • Travel as necessary to assist with bids
  • Participate in industry and subcontractor events/lunches
  • Assist Director of Pre-Construction with the development of department standards, templates and samples
  • Managing bid day activities and participants
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Mentor junior estimator(s) - Your Education and/or experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Construction Science, Architecture, Engineering, or Economics
    • Minimum 10 years industry experience - Your Skills to Utilize:
      • Experience with estimating design build, negotiated, hard bid, and CM@R projects
      • Team Leadership and Collaboration
      • Proficient with Estimating Technologies (Timberline, OST, BIM, Innovaya, SmartBid, Cost Database, Contractor Database, etc)
      • Proficient with scheduling software
      • Mentoring of less experienced team members
      • Strong organizational and verbal communication skills
        • Ability to read and interpret project documents (plans, specifications, RFP, RFI, BOD, etc.)
          • Proficient in the use of Excel spreadsheets
          • Ability to work on several projects at the same time
          • Ability to work within a deadline and under moderate pressure
          • Successful experience as an estimator
            Who You Are Today:
            • Leadership Oriented - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
            • Self-Determined - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
            • Action Oriented - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
            • Approachable - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
            • Problem Solver - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
            • Technical Learning - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
            • Multi-Tasking
            • Team Manager
            • Mentor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
            • Effective Communicator
            • Organized - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
              Your Work environment: Work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. May be exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction jobsites: heat; cold; wet and/or humid; proximity to moving mechanical parts; exposure to electric shock; working in high, exposed places; exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals, noise, dust, dirt, mud, vibration, fumes, airborne particles, etc.
              Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Keywords: Joeris General Contractors, LLC, Austin , Senior Estimator, Professions , Austin, Texas

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