Acoustical Ceiling ForemanNovember 1, 2023
Project ManagerNovember 1, 2023
Website Western Partitions Inc
Our Employees are our Greatest Asset
The Construction Estimator is accountable for plan takeoffs, setting estimated costs, and preparing project bids and budgets. This position is also required to estimate a project by collecting proposals, blueprints, specifications, and associated records. The Estimator will coordinate with our specific trade departments to produce cost estimates and proposals.
Understand and comply with all WPI policies, procedures, and corporate safety program.
Actively participate in the safety plans and measures of the assigned projects.
Review contract language, scope of work, and special provisions in the contract. Make sure project team members are aware of these items.
Working with our other departments, put together complete estimates.
Review drawings, specifications, bid forms, and other paperwork to prepare detailed proposals.
Use mathematical algorithms to calculate the amount of material required.
Communicates with the client during the bidding phase and on any modifications of a project.
Functions as support for project management throughout the beginning stage to explain any problems in the budget.
Assess budget and plan profitability status and objectives.
Ask feedback on corrective actions to enhance the continuous identification and reliability of cost figures.
Thoroughly analyze different areas of a project to collect relevant data.
Support and visit assigned job sites, participate in, and conduct job meetings as required.
At least 5 years of Construction Estimation work experience.
Experience with estimating/project management/managing specialty scopes of construction.
Ability to analyze and process key information, recognize critical areas on the job that could impact profitability, and then actively navigate the project away from risks and liabilities for a successful outcome.
Understand field productivity, as well as material and equipment costs.
A clear understanding of how to read and understand specifications and drawings is required.
Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook) Bluebeam, OnScreen Takeoff, and QuickBid.
Strong oral and written communication skills is required.
Strong math skills are required.
Ability to work in team environment is required.
Strong customer service skills are required.
Ability to multitask, think critically, and problem-solve is required.
Ability to learn new job skills by engaging in the technical aspects of the job and applying new skills as they are taught is required.
Must be able to work independently, make decisions, and follow through on all assignments.
Must possess strong organizational and computer use skills and have a high level of competency to read/write/speak English, interpret construction related documentation and communicate with coworkers.
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Science, Construction Management, Business, Accounting, or related field.
Local to office is preferred
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