Nov 07, 2019

Construction Estimator*

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Marysville, WA, USA

Job Description

Bristol Industries, LLC is seeking a Construction Estimator in the Puget Sound Region in Washington. Supports Program, Operations and Project Managers by analyzing project requirements and preparing detailed cost estimates. Estimator will lead the efforts to price new work. Estimator will serve as a resource to the project team throughout the project with regard to scopes of work for vendors and subcontractors, and to clarify bid assumptions, methods, schedule, etc., as required.

Major Responsibilities
1. Review project bid documents and coordinate with operations and estimate team to ensure work plan and scope are thought through and complete.
2. Identify risk issues, their order of magnitude and proposed solutions to minimize risks.
3. Solicit subcontractor and supplier bids, relevant information and work plans.
4. Complete and review general conditions, schedule, scopes of work, hoisting plans, site logistics, means and methods, constructability, and other information to ensure competitiveness and limit risks.
5. Form effective relationships with client, design teams, sub-contractors, suppliers that reflect and support company values and meets or exceeds the customers expectations.
6. Dissect project documents to identify labor and materials quantities, means, methods, equipment, restrictions, time, and any other requirements for each definable feature of work.
7. Resolve discrepancies with the assistance of other company resources, and/or ask questions of the client via the proposal lead.
8. Assemble and present the prepared estimate, including all backup information, rates, costs, units, quotes, etc.
9. Maintain cost database for all projects bid, and work with company resources to continually refine the database for site-specific, regional, and scope-specific data.
10. Ensure compliance with Bristol procedures and requirements.
11. Travel as required for site visits, pre-construction meetings, data gathering, and project support as required.

Bachelors Degree in Construction Management or related field preferred.  Year for year experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of recent estimating experience on Federal Government design build and bid build projects involving commercial, industrial and renovation/alteration work. Project value range $5M to $50M.
Special Requirements/Certifications

Experience with Timberline estimating software or similar
On-Screen Take-off or similar
Ability to gather and analyze data, reason logically and creatively, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
Ability to prioritize and organize, work well under stress, meet deadlines.
Ability to be flexible and adapt to constant change.
Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet deadlines.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to assist and communicate with staff and clients.
Ability to perform tasks in a safe and responsible manner.
Possess strong mathematical and computer skills. Proficiency with MS Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
Ability to work in a team environment.

Preferred Knowledge or Skills:
PMP and/or DBIA certification

Measures for Performance
Estimating accuracy (90%)
Estimating Efficiency (Hit Ratio) (10% Success Rate)
Establishing consistent and coordinated estimating approach across Bristol (5%)
Develop estimating software to increase efficiency and make it Bristol-specific (5%)

Physical Requirements
Sedentary physical workload.
Employee must be able to exert up to a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading.
Specific physical requirements include, but are not limited to, walking, talking, hearing and performing repetitive motions.
The worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Excellent salary and benefit package to include: paid time off (vacation/sick), paid holidays, comprehensive health insurance plan including medical, dental, and vision, life insurance, long term disability insurance; 401(k) plan with employer match and profit sharing.

EEO Statement
Bristol companies are equal opportunity employers and offer any available positions to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, parenthood, pregnancy, marital status or changes in marital status, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. This applies to recruitment, placement, pay, benefits, training, employment status changes, social and recreational programs, and other conditions and benefits of employment. As an Alaska-Native owned company, Bristol companies seek out and hire qualified Alaska Natives and other minorities.         



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