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Estimator

Location : Lakeland, Florida
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Job Summary


The estimator is responsible for preparation of proposals including structural steel, miscellaneous metals, detailing, installation/erection and various other special conditions. Estimator must be proficient in take-off of materials, shop labor, field labor, equipment requirements and have the knowledge to understand and foresee difficult and complex fabrication and erection scenarios and adjust the proposal to account for them. Work with Chief Estimator and Pre-con manager to develop best practices. Oversee and train Estimators and Jr. Estimators


 


Principal Duties


1) Evaluate all contract documents including specifications, drawings, general conditions, special provisions and if required project site


2) Determine quantities and types of member required to complete the project scope


3) Determine which shop operations, and the total time for each, that will be required to complete the project scope in the most efficient manner possible


4) Determine practical and efficient erection schemes and the labor force and equipment required to complete them


5) Note and reference any areas of the bid documents that require additional explanation and if allowances or exclusions have been made


6) Post bid negotiations with client and business development staff to determine final scope of work and assign values to specific items within the proposal that may be revised or removed


7) Post bid “value engineering” to assist in negotiation of final contract


8) Post contract requests for change based on required changes to the work


 


Preferred Experience and Skills


1) Minimum of 5 years estimating experience in structural steel for large commercial construction projects and miscellaneous metals fabrication and erection


2) Bachelors Degree


3) Project Management and/or Detail Management experience preferred


4) Working knowledge of Blue Beam and Microsoft Office


5) Working knowledge of Fabsuite estimating software is beneficial


6) Good language skills, both written and oral


Required Qualifications :
 
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