We are currently seeking an experienced construction professional to join our team. The Senior Estimator will work from our Jacksonville, Florida home office and will report to the VP of Pre-Construction. This position will oversee the Estimating Department, assist in hiring, determining processes and programs used.
Responsible for coordinating bid process and bid submission on prospective projects
Coordinate the assembling and distribution of bid packages
Receive and validate subcontractor bids
Compile proposals for submission to owner intities
Form relationships with current and new subcontractors, owners, brokers, and clients
Identify areas of concern and creatively price challenging projects to ensure we offer our clients the best value for their construction dollar.
Assemble a complete presentation-worthy estimate package that clearly communicates project cost
Collaborate with project team to establish the necessary staffing and project requirements
Ability to prepare detailed instructions to bidders, trade specific clarifications and comprehensive bid packages.
Participate and often lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the customer/owner
Provide innovative solutions to complex issues as they arise related to cost, lead-times, trade partners, and/or specified products or materials
Develop RFI's and clarifications and ensure adequate subcontractor coverage
Acts as a resource for project management by providing cost information and developing cost estimates for changes in the work, during different construction phases.
Ensure that the estimating process runs smoothly and efficiently and client expectations are exceeded
Build relationships to understand client, designer and subcontractor needs and expectations
Periodically participate in business development activities, presentations and interviews
Perform additional assignments and assume additional responsibilities as needed
We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:
Associate or Bachelor degree in construction, architecture or engineering is preferred
5+ years of experience in commercial construction
3 years experience in commercial construction as an Estimator
Proven track record of winning profitable projects in a competitive bid environment
Must have experience with the bidding process: soliciting bids, communicating with the bidders, evaluating subcontractor proposals, using bid tally sheets, etc.
Proficient knowledge of pre-construction and its practices
Must be able to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a fast pace environment
Must be able to recommend creative, innovative and cost saving solutions to projects
Ability to identify, adapt to, and resolve complex issues
Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as detail orientated
Possess strong mathematical and computer skills
Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel), prior use of RedTeam, Takeoff and sage estimating a plus
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Ability to breakdown construction operations into a logical sequence of activities
Must be eligible to work in the US and have a valid drivers license
Pre-employment background screening (criminal, drug screen and DMV) is required for all positions
Benefits Package Includes:
Top industry pay
Weekly direct deposit
Outstanding Health Benefit Package
Generous paid holidays, vacation and sick days
Matching 401k Program
A paid referral bonus program
Training and Career Growth Opportunities
Williams & Rowe specializes in executing Commercial construction and renovation projects from design to completion and ongoing maintenance. We offer challenging projects, outstanding benefits and training opportunities.
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Williams & Rowe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, veterans and the disabled to apply.