Website Quality Production Services
Customer and service-oriented enterprise emphasizing quality.
The Senior Estimator is responsible for reviewing and analyzing invitations to bid and related documents including, but not limited to, project proposals, schedules, blueprints, and specifications to assess scope and identify labor, material, and time requirements. Based on project type (tenant improvement/ core and shell), size, and complexity, the Estimator isolates all elements that will impact project economics and communicates, as needed, with the general contractor client, estimating colleagues, and project management to resolve potential issues. He/she then uses estimating software, cost and production databases, and other estimating techniques along with experience and training to generate a detailed bid estimate within bid deadlines. Additionally, the Senior Estimator is responsible for maintaining relationships with general contractor clients – monitoring and shepherding their bid proposals from submission to bid award.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements. • Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Maintains cost data base by entering and backing up data.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Works with the project management team in establishing a bidders list.
Soliciting and evaluating subcontractor proposals and scopes of work.
Supervision of other estimators, intern/co-op students, or project engineers.
Obtains clarification on plans and specifications from architects and engineers when necessary.
Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, other subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations.
Union commercial metal stud framing, drywall for exterior and interior systems, lath and plaster, scaffolding, EIFS, and acoustical ceilings
Strong computer skills including the ability to use estimating software such as spread
sheets, bid management, online plan rooms and database applications and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook) Extensive experience using Quick Bid and On Screen Take Off IS A MUST
Experience in Metal Stud / Drywall industry
5 – 7 plus years of experience
Knowledgeable of the following: civil/site construction, foundation and structural systems
metals, casework, doors, specialties, interior finishes, exterior building wall systems, mechanical and electrical systems and the costs of these systems
Able to manage multiple projects concurrently with ability to multitask
Knowledge and efficiency in the following Software: Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, AutoCAD 3D, Takeoff
Possess good organizational skills and strong verbal and written communication skills
Resourceful and diligent in seeking solutions to problems and adapting to new situations
To apply for this job please visit qpscompany.com.
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