Position Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Commercial Construction Estimator to join our dynamic team. The Commercial Construction Estimator will play a pivotal role in the pre-construction phase, responsible for accurately estimating the costs associated with commercial construction projects. This role demands a strong understanding of construction processes, materials, and market trends, as well as excellent analytical and communication skills.
Project Evaluation: Review project specifications, drawings, and other documents to understand project requirements.
Conduct site visits and gather information to assess project scope and conditions.
Identify potential risks, challenges, and value engineering opportunities.
Cost Estimation: Prepare accurate and competitive cost estimates, including materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs.
Utilize construction estimating software and databases to streamline the estimating process.
Create detailed take-offs and quantity surveys.
Vendor and Subcontractor Relations: Solicit quotes and negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors to secure the best pricing.
Maintain relationships with a network of reliable vendors and subcontractors.
Bid Preparation: Prepare comprehensive bid proposals, ensuring they are compliant with project requirements and deadlines.
Collaborate with the bid team and project managers to ensure accurate and complete bids.
Cost Analysis: Analyze cost data to identify trends and potential cost-saving measures.
Prepare cost breakdowns and reports for internal and external stakeholders.