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Construction Estimator

Irvine, California
The Estimator is responsible for all aspects of estimating the most complex and large-scale jobs, including pre-construction, hard bids, negotiated bids, budgets, general conditions, systems studies and comparisons, value engineering, subcontractor relations and staying abreast of industry developments applicable to estimating.
• Leadership and Relationship Building
• Ensure that the estimating process runs smoothly and efficiently and client expectations are exceeded throughout the duration of the project(s)
• Build relationships to understand client, designer and subcontractor needs and expectations
• Effectively facilitates collaboration amongst team members
• Effectively communicate with all stakeholders
• Manage Assistant Estimators
• Participate in business development activities, presentations and interviews
• Lead the Estimating team including Assistant Estimators, MEP Estimators and Career Start team members on projects
• Develop others and act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Technical Skills:
• Prepare an in-house budget and GMP
• Prepare quantity take-offs and apply unit pricing for material and labor to establish a value for the work
• Understand the full scope of the project through document review and asking questions of the design team and owner
• Prepare value engineering and risk analysis
• Prepare qualifications and assumptions for the estimate
• Prepare cost comparisons/reconcile with previous estimates
• Reconcile with outside Estimators
• Lead constructability reviews
• Manage Subcontractor solicitation & selection process
• Prepare Exhibit B, and/or scope sheets
• Ensure quality control of departments bids and estimates
• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Construction Management, Architecture or related field
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Estimating, preferably multifamily construction
• Computer skills
• Working knowledge of Excel spread sheets, and Word processing programs
• Experience with estimating software such as Timberline, OST, MC2
• Understanding of the influence of market conditions on pricing
Additional Opportunities: Assistant Superintendent, Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager, Superintendent, Project Engineer, Vice President of Construction, Project Executive, Vice President of Preconstruction, Estimator 
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