SR ESTIMATOR- INDUSTRIAL/MANUFACTURING

Location: ATLANTA, GA
Date Posted: 11-04-2018
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!
 
  • Reads and outlines project specifications.
  • Maintains an audit trail of the quantity survey from estimate to estimate.
  • Supports vendor/subcontractor pricing/bid solicitation and coordination.
  • Supports the distribution of plans and specifications to vendors/subcontractors.
  • Works collaboratively and creates relationships with a variety of stakeholders, such as project team members, subcontractors, vendors and clients.
  • Gains self-perform estimating experience.
  • Gains field operational exposure through onsite project support, as opportunities exist.
  • Concept to completion preconstruction responsibility – Responsibilities to include business development / marketing support, client presentations, technical proposal assembly, conceptual to final design estimating.
 
SENIOR ESTIMATOR
In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:
  • Prepares complex cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals for multiple projects.
  • Prepares material and other costs summary for quotes from vendors.
  • Tracks value creation items from development through inclusion and documents in project documentation.
  • Develops and manages scopes of work for all trades, including responsibility matrix, distribution of plans and specifications, and pricing, bid solicitation and coordination for vendors and subcontractors.
  • Utilizes knowledge of the project schedule and logistics in project estimates.
  • Collaborates with operations to provide constructability and coordination reviews of project documents.
  • Provides professional and comprehensive deliverables at the completion of each major estimate.
  • Improves project profitability opportunities by applying thorough understanding of insurance structures, fees and rates.
  • Completes review and execution of bid forms, bid bonds, etc. on bid projects including general requirements.  Participates in and summarizes bid day activities.
  • Applies knowledge of project schedule to preconstruction efforts.
  • Applies knowledge of subcontractor market and how to prequalify subcontractors.
  • Provides system analysis of building components and MEP systems and assists operations staff on project logistics, staging, phasing plans and coordination.
  • Reviews financial risk to the company and ensures fee enhancements are within estimates, including contract risk. Partners with operations to assess and mitigate risk.
  • Develops and maintains client and subcontractor relationships.
  • Presents and sells estimates and proposals and participates in project procurement presentations.
 
 
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
 
  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Intermediate).
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office with emphasis on strong Excel skills (Intermediate).
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications (Advanced).
  • Proficiency in construction estimating software (Advanced).
  • Proficiency in required construction technology.
  • Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of field operations through project support.
  • Ability to prepare quantity surveys.
  • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
  • Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work (Advanced).
  • Knowledge of self-perform and labor productivity.
  • Knowledge of MBE (minority business enterprise), WBE (women’s business enterprise), and SBA (small business administration) regulations (Intermediate).
  • Ability to develop General Requirement estimates.
  • Ability to develop proficiency in Lens, Revit and/or ASE software.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.
 
 
 
Education
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field (Preferred)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.
 
 
 
Experience
 
  • 8+ years construction experience (Preferred).
  • 5+ years estimating experience (Required).
  • Industrial and Manufacturing experience (Preferred).
  • Experience in greenfield construction and interior process industrial remodel.
  • Design-Build & EPC Project Experience a plus.
  • Market sector experience to include Automotive, Aerospace, Metals, Plastics, Wood Products, Food and Beverage, Warehouse & Distribution.
  • Relationships and direct experience working direct for Fortune 500 manufacturing companies.
  • Project size experience ranging from $10mm - $200mm.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

KP Recruiting Group 
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