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Senior Estimator

Company: Gilbane Building Company
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview The Senior Estimator will support and work with preconstruction/BD staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications and will organize and supervise a team of estimators to perform pricing, and bidding of projects. Responsibilities * Review and understand all project plans, requirements and specifications--- Coordinate and supervise a team of estimators to develop large, multi-disciplinary estimates.--- Determine labor and equipment costs--- Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks--- Understand project logistics and project schedule--- Prepare bid packages and compare and analyze competitive subcontract and supplier bids--- Review quotes and estimates with Project Team and prepare recommendations--- Interface with clients, ensuring customer satisfaction--- Accurately develop cost models--- Track and report on current material and labor prices, including escalation--- Develop meaningful VE contributions to reduce price--- Reconcile quantity surveys with consultants and design team--- Identify escalation factors in marketplace for specific materials and labor rates--- Responsible for sound conceptual pricing assumptions with sound documentation for the basis of the estimate--- Ability to substantiate all aspects of final estimates Qualifications EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION * Bachelor in Engineering--- 5+ years relevant experience--- Or equivalent combination of education and experience KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES * Able to estimate all types of building projects, including life sciences, commercial interiors, higher education, and K-12--- Knowledge of suitable contractors and suppliers for all types of projects--- Adept in current market and commodity pricing trends and escalation--- Knowledge of typical trade contractor contracts and relationships to leverage in validation of market sectors listed above--- Able to take concept and schematic drawings and develop a meaningful estimate with detail--- Proficient with the use of On-Screen Take-off software program preferred * Experience with use of Revit model for conceptual estimating (Assemble, etc.) and Beck Destini Estimator * Able to develop comprehensive qualifications and assumptions to adequately describe estimate content and manage risk Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test. Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time. Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Gilbane Building Company, San Jose , Senior Estimator, Professions , San Jose, California

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