Estimator

Full Time, Status: Open
UT - Salt Lake City
Posted 4 weeks ago

DUTIES

SAFETY

  • Promotes job site safety and encourages safe work practices.

ESTIMATING

  • Reviews and updates project estimate pricing.
  • Completes timely and thorough buy-out procedures with an emphasis on completing all buy-out under budget with owner or owner’s representative that has the authority to sign off on the completion of the project.
  • Prepares list of Subcontractors and/or Suppliers for quotation.
  • Prepares quantity take-off sheets.
  • Prepares detailed scope of works for each trade and review with superintendent to ensure that all scope items are detailed and included in proposal 
  • Analyzes drawings and specifications.
  • Understands contractual terms and conditions.
  • Assembles accurate and well organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner for Lump Sum, Design-Build and Construction/Project Management formatted projects.
  • Provides clear detailed quantity take offs.
  • Organizes subcontractors quotations, negotiates to insure quotes meet contract documents.
  • Completes Budgeting and Scheduling for projects and track same. Monitors progress, requisition change orders and identifies any potential risks.
  • Maintains relationships with sub-contractors and clients.
  • Insures site personnel are provided with proper documentation related to project.
  • Works with and deals with concerns of field personnel.
  • Provides and maintains unit pricing and database for material and labor costing.
  • Formulates cost break down from estimates and for project progress.
  • Meets with potential clients to discuss options for proposed services.
  • Selects metrics to produce valid estimates.
  • Visits sites to gather essential information.
  • Reviews documents or consults experts to collect all necessary data.

SCHEDULE

  • Prepares or helps to prepare a preliminary schedule for jobs being estimated.

COORDINATION / COMMUNICATION

  • Periodic inspection of construction sites.
  • Acquires thorough knowledge of plans, specifications and project conditions.
  • Communicates effectively with the subcontractors responsible for completing various phases of the project. 
  • Coordinates with construction personnel regarding construction practices, techniques, strategies, and procedures.

MISC

  • Actively participate in all company-wide training and development initiatives, also work with and mentor assistant project managers, architects, and superintendents.

Job Features

Job CategorySpecialist

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