Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 5:54 AM
Job Description The Senior Estimator will lead and coordinate the preparation of budget estimates based on site visits /conceptual information, and hard bid estimates. The Senior Estimator leads the project bid team in the development of bid strategies and general trade estimates. This position provides supports services as required by the management department during the preconstruction and construction phases. This position reviews the pricing and scope sheets prepared by the subcontractor trades so that they are responsible for the estimate from start to finish. The Senior Estimator reports directly to the Chief Estimator and has a support staff including Junior Estimator and complete bid procurement department. This position will work out of the Pittsburgh, PA location and is assigned to the Estimating Department. Travel is also necessary for this position and can vary based upon needs of client and bidding opportunities presented. Essential Functions Understands and interprets, with accuracy, project blueprints and conceptual drawings, maps, bidding specifications, scope descriptions, contracts and related documents Prepares estimates, proposals, accompanying cost information and schedules Operates a computerized bidding system with precision and speed. Addresses bid requests, estimates and proposals in a prompt, professional and courteous manner. Determines duration of project, dollar value and fee, reviews budget prior to submission Reviews subcontractor lists with the Procurement Department and monitors progress of bid solicitation including ensuring adequate subcontractor coverage on bid day Coordinates and oversees project turn-over meetings, providing project teams with all background information for a successful completion Conducts Site visits to potential sites for investigation and prepares initial conceptual budgets based upon findings Competencies Commercial Project Estimating Fitness Centers Restaurants Office Spaces Ground Up Buildings Retail Spaces Multi-Unit Housing Results Driven. Compute Takeoffs for General an MEP trades Time Management. Leadership. Problem Solving/Analysis. Financial Management. Strong Math Skills Strong Communication and Writing Skills. Strong Computer and Technical Skills Supervisory Responsibility Will work in conjunction and oversees three to five employees and consultants involved in each project. Will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Potential site visits as needed while performing the duties of this job, the employee can be exposed to deteriorating environments, airborne particles, and all other elements that may be present in older buildings. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds (travel bags of blueprints). Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position will typically involve 50+ hours a week. Requirements Bachelors of Science in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management. 5-10 years with bidding projects for the commercial construction industry Advanced computer skills and experience with bidding and operational software (Microsoft Office, Timberline, Planswift, and Microsoft Projects) May require extensive travel when the pre-construction site is not close to the main office or when responsible for activities at two or more sites. Travel percent- 30-50, depending on projects Company Description FLYNN Construction Management General Contracting, Inc. is a national general contracting company specializing in health clubs, hospitality, and commercial retail construction. Flynn has a reputation of exceeding the clients' expectations by providing high quality commercial builds implementing cost-effective operations and meeting targeted deadlines.
• Location: Pittsburgh
• Post ID: 37522940 pittsburgh