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Senior Estimator

Company: Balfour Beatty
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Job Description:

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY ON OUR WEBSITE AT: Summary Balfour Beatty Construction is searching for a Senior Estimator to help bid on construction jobs across the entire State of Florida. The Senior Estimator is responsible for preparing budgets, estimates, and pre-bid packages for construction projects. Responsibilities also include working with the project management team in establishing a bidders list, soliciting and evaluating subcontractor proposals and scopes of work, preparing quantity surveys and reviewing project plans and specifications for constructability and value engineering in all CSI (Construction Specification Institute) categories of work. Some supervision of other estimators or intern/co-op students adhering to our Safety/Zero Harm culture. Essential Functions Performs quantity takeoffs. Manages multiple projects concurrently. May assist the project management team. Attends project site pre-bid meetings, site tours, and post-bid interviews. Develops unit costs. Develops and analyzes value management analysis options. Performs technical/plan review. Considers and understands problems and identifies solutions. Knowledge in building designs, systems and construction materials. Assesses and plans takeoff workload. Proficient in all computer software programs used in pre-construction with particular emphasis on estimating software (e.g. MC2, On-Screen Takeoff (OST), Paydirt, Constructware, and SqFt). Minimum Requirements B.S. Degree. Ability to travel up to 25% of the time in the Florida area. Seven years of pre-construction and/or operations experience on commercial construction projects. Two years direct supervisory experience. Knowledgeable in some or all of the following: civil/site construction, foundation and structural systems, interior finishes, exterior wall systems, mechanical and electrical systems and the costs of these systems. Must possess knowledge of exterior building wall systems and interior finish construction systems. Must demonstrate knowledge of construction details about miscellaneous metals, casework, doors, specialties, radiation protection, and other trades. Quantity survey capabilities. Computer skills including the ability to use estimating software (like MC2), word processing, spreadsheets, bid management, online plan rooms, database applications and company communication tools, such as email, the internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook). Preferred Experience Five to seven years in a Senior Estimator role. Tier 1 construction or nationwide general contractor experience, preferred but not required. Background in mixed use development, tilt wall, hospital, aviation, TI, and retail. Local Florida candidate preferred, but not required. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Balfour Beatty, Kissimmee , Senior Estimator, Professions , Kissimmee, Florida

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