Construction Estimator

Job Description

Position Description/Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Sales and Business Development, this position will evaluate and estimate RFQs to closure.  This key individual will drive sales growth and profitability by ensuring that we understand, meet and exceed our customer's expectation on every project by ensuring a profitable and accurate quote.  This role will also develop new relationships by communicating and leveraging our value propositions to key, select clients, general contractors and key sub-contracting partners.

Duties include:

         Review and develop cost estimates for a variety of projects ranging from short-duration self-perform projects to large, complex projects requiring subcontract coordination and multiple mobilizations

         Collaborate on bid strategy

         Communicate with contractors and team members regarding new and current projects

         Prepare cost estimates, comprehensive bid packages, subcontractor RFQs and purchase orders in detail for all projects

         Ensure timely completion and accuracy of estimates and revisions

         Understand scope of work to bid and manage RFI process for assigned opportunities

         Manage bid pricing from all vendors

         Prepare cost analysis by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, travel, subcontractor and overhead/indirect costs incurred to execute scopes of work to specifications

         Generate estimates where predetermined standards are not available

         Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors and subcontractors

         Accurately perform take-offs of construction documents

         Cooperate with Project Managers in project turnover and maintaining customer service relations and activities

         Develop and maintain resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.

         Participate in departmental meetings and training's as required


         Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Applied Science, Civil Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience

         Able to read architectural plans and develop cost estimates

         Strong understanding of commercial and industrial construction processes

         Proficient in MS Word and Excel

         Able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines

         Impeccable problem-solving skills

         A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

         Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

         Keen interest in being part of a high-energy, high-growth team



         Submit $1m in quality estimates monthly

         Reduce internal overhead cost through efficiencies

         Customer Relationship Maintenance

Company Description
Company Overview
Perfect Polish is a leading innovator in the flooring industry specializing in polished concrete. We provide nationwide, quality flooring services to architects, facility owners, engineers, and general contractors. To learn more about the company, go to www.perfectpolishconcrete.com

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