Estimator

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Location
Pleasanton, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Sep 29, 2017
Job ID
2527455
Estimator Construction Job Responsibilities:

Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information; controlling construction costs.

Estimator Construction Job Duties:

Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities.
Prepares construction budget by studying plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting costs for each elevation.
Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements.
Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.
Maintains cost keys and price masters by updating information.
Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Estimator Construction Skills and Qualifications:

Analyzing Information , Developing Budgets, Vendor Relationships, Reporting Skills, Estimating, Decision Making, Teamwork, Documentation Skills, Quality Focus  

Requirements
at least 5 years of commercial/industrial estimating experience, with a general contractor, in various product lines- Commercial, big box, and medical office