Estimator

 

Job Summary

 

We are looking for an experienced Estimator to join our team of professionals. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in construction project management/estimating, be organized, motivated, detail-oriented and driven.

Job Description

  • Prepare detailed profitable cost estimates, manage the RFP process and prepare bid packages with the help of an assistant in the Design/Build and Bid format.

  • Estimate and develop scope of work and written proposals working with the sales and design team.

  • Procure subcontractor and vendor pricing and services

  • Develop project schedules

  • Attend startup and closeout meetings

  • This list in not all inclusive (Other duties as required)

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years estimating experience with projects over 150K (Residential and Commercial).

  • Normal business hours (Hours may vary due to project needs). May have off hours or weekends as needed- flexibility required

  • Pass a background and motor vehicle check (provided at no cost to the candidate)

  • Pass a drug test (provided at no cost to the candidate)

  • Self-motivated and must have good communication skills

  • Strong analytical and math skills

  • Personal commitment to team environment, client satisfaction and quality

  • Interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) including negotiating, persuasive and presentation skills.    Ability to communicate effectively with clients, subcontractors, vendors and trade personnel.

  • Punctual with reliable transportation  and a valid driver’s license

  • Possess construction technical proficiency – understanding of design and construction code and technologies. Ability to analyze and construct details as indicated on drawings and if necessary, procures new methods to implement the work.

  • Familiar with all phases of construction operations including project activities, engineering disciplines, construction technologies.

  • Able to read architectural, structural and civil plans

  • High attention to detail- listening skills

  • Computer skills- Excel, Word, Google, Bluebeam, Microsoft Project and On- Screen takeoff software.

  • Timberline Software experience or equivalency along with takeoff software knowledge

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and able to maintain professionalism when faced with aggressive deadlines

 

 

Application Process

We encourage you to apply if interested in this position! Please download our application form and once completed submit your signed application, either through e-mail at hr@cobbhill.com or fax it to 603-224-0375.