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Construction Estimator

Salary
Competitive
Employment
Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Appraisal / Valuation
Location
Seattle
 WA
Postal Code
98104
Country
United States

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Description


Construction Estimator

 

Estimator will work along-side the construction, development and acquisition teams during projects life cycles. Estimators primary role is to provide cost, schedule, logistics, design and constructability input for all projects.

 

Essential Functions: 

  • Plan review for constructability, cost and design compliance
  • Navigate and utilize BIM models
  • Creation of conceptual/schematic budgets
  • Development and tracking of Project Budget Control Logs during design phase
  • Create and maintain estimating database
  • Provide initial estimate and guidelines on future development projects
  • Monitor/Track commodity markets to strategically align the timing of large commodity driven subcontractor or materials buy out
  • Create multi-tier specifications for value ranged residential product
  • Create and update comprehensive historic cost database to assist development team with real time conceptual cost analysis tools
  • Must have good attitude and be approachable
  • Strong knowledge of the local market conditions and how they impact planning and estimating of projects
  • Build or have good relationships with local subcontractors and suppliers
  • Minimum of 10 years as and estimator, project/ construction manager, or equivalent

Assist/ Support Construction Managers with the following:

  • Review technical and logistical aspects of assigned projects to improve bid process
  • Coordinate with design teams & architects to provide feasibility analysis of proposals
  • Conduct and evaluate pre-qualification of all contractors and subcontractors
  • Prepare bidder list for distribution and approval
  • Prepare all bid documents in conjunction with field staff, project manager, and related departments
  • Perform bid leveling and associated documentation during bid process
  • Prepare bid documents, clarify proposals received, and make recommendations as to bid award
  • Conduct scope meetings with bidders to ensure all proposals are accurate and functionally similar

Salary DOE

Signing Bonus available for top candidates.

Job Functions


  • Communications
  • Financial Analysis
 

Job Sector


Not specified

 

Experience


10+ to 15 years


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