Senior Estimator Needed


Overview:  The Estimator prepares cost estimates and bids for all projects.  This position requires conduct in keeping with the Snavely Group’s culture of Quality, Commitment, and Integrity.  The responsibilities and requirements of an Estimator include the following:

  1. Satisfy needs, wants, and desires of the Owner/Client within the context of our relationship.

  2. Improvise, overcome, and adapt to solve problems quickly.

  3. Maintain and update master bid lists

  4. Issue bid invitations, documents, and addendums

  5. Prepare general conditions budget

  6. Prepare hard bid estimates for private and public projects

  7. Prepare conceptual estimates for private projects

  8. Prepare take-offs for materials when necessary.

  9. Prepare qualification/clarification statement for all estimates

  10. Work with Project Manager to create scopes of work and review bids

  11. Attend pre-bid meetings

  12. Manage bid RFIs.

  13. Consult with industry experts, product reps to discuss estimates and resolve issues.

  14. Recommend ways to make a project more cost effective and/or profitable. 

  15. Prepare value engineering list

  16. Schedule and lead project turn-over meeting to project manager.

  17. As one of many faces of the company, salesperson/recruiter to bring in work and talent based on everyday professional and social interactions.

  18. Personal Skill/Quality Requirements

Honesty and integrity
Construction education and/or background
Negotiation skills
Organizational skills
Ability to read and understand plans and specifications.
Effective written and verbal English language communication skills
Computer skills: Timberline, Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, construction estimating software

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