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Estimator II

Charlotte, NC
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead the bid process for projects in various stages of design.
  • Perform commercial and multifamily construction take-offs.
  • Maintain current knowledge and use of all local and state building codes and public funding source design standards.
  • Assist with analyzing and coordinating plans and specifications.
  • Assist with applying unit costs to develop conceptual estimates.
  • Perform site analysis, cut fill studies, and geotechnical analysis.
  • Solicit and build relationships with trade partners for projects.
  • Formulate and coordinate project bid campaigns using in-house tools.
  • Select specific trade partners whose services fit the project criteria in all six divisions and develop, coordinate, and issue all project correspondence to the project principles.
  • Develop a relationship with trade partners through conceptual budgeting and project bid-out.
  • Develop, record, and recall trend cost information for budgeting.
  • Under the guidance of the director of preconstruction, work with the owner’s team to finalize contract documents.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or other related disciplines
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in estimating
  • Demonstrated ability to understand construction plans and specs
  • Knowledge of management fundamentals
  • Ability to use relevant software, such as Phoenix, Insite, Procore, On-Screen Takeoff, and Office 365
  • Good communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Knowledgeable with CSI format
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications
  • General knowledge of the construction industry, scheduling, contract law, and contract negotiations
  • Familiar with the regional marketplace, pricing, and subcontractor community
  • Project lifecycle training rotation
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and cope with many challenges
  • Team player with the ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact and function professionally with all parties

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