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Estimator

Company: PREMIER Design + Build Group
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

The estimator is responsible for providing analytical support in the preparation of conceptual and final estimates for our projects while attaining an appropriate profit margin. Project types will generally fit into one of the following categories: ground-up (industrial, office and medical), tenant improvement/build-out, and tenant remodel. The estimator is responsible for providing estimates on all aspects of construction project including design, subcontractor labor and materials, permits, and any other pertinent project costs Project types will generally fit into one of the following categories: ground-up (industrial, office and medical), tenant improvement/build-out, and tenant remodel. The estimator is responsible for providing estimates on all aspects of construction project including design, subcontractor labor and materials, permits, and any other pertinent project costs.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Reviews project plans and proposals, develops project objectives, identifies project responsibilities by determining the phases and elements of the project, calculates time frames and sequences the stages of the project - Prepares construction budget by studying plans, updating specifications, identifying and projecting costs for each elevation - Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors, identifies qualified subcontractors, and negotiates pricing - Prepare and submit estimates within time frame and follows up until closed - Facilitates an effective hand-off to the project manager - Tracks quoted jobs through the bidding process - Consults with clients, vendors, project managers and superintendents to discuss and formulate estimates - Confers with engineers, architects, owners, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to estimates - Performs related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates taking full ownership of their projects Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - General knowledge of estimating techniques - Consistently exhibits a team-oriented customer focus with strong attention to detail - Knowledge of contract types and deal structures - Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including MS Project, Word, and Excel - Knowledge of general construction industry and trades (scope, time frames/field execution, typical missed scope/exposures - Experience in conceptual estimating for the construction industry - Strong analytical, problem solving, organization and time management skills - Ability to communicate and interact with various types of personalities and authority within an organization - Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner to both internal and external customers - Demonstrated communication and presentation skills - Must be assertive and display a sense of urgency, motivation, confidence, and be a self-starter Education and Experience: - Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or other applicable degree, - A minimum of 5-10 years in the construction industry preferred - Thorough knowledge of construction processes, engineering principles and techniques and construction financial management - Experience in the bidding of commercial and industrial construction projects. - Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules - The ideal candidate will have a solid history in a similar position with documented successes

Keywords: PREMIER Design + Build Group, Buffalo Grove , Estimator, Professions , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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