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Construction - Senior Estimator

Tempe, Arizona · Construction/Facilities
Some key responsibilities include:
  • Defines work scope solicit and select subcontractors
  • Proficient in quantity takeoffs
  • Proficient in organizing and assembling estimates
  • Successful in hard bidding projects, organize scopes of work
  • Proficient in conceptual estimating through the CM Process (Program, Schematic, DD, CD, etc) working with architects and engineers in design, successful in managing the construction budget.
  • Understands means and methods of construction. Know the different labor productivity rates of these items.
  • Understands CPM Scheduling and can translate into construction budget.
  • Clearly communicates with Subcontractors scheduling expectations.
  • Knows unit costs of different construction materials and labor
  • Knows overall SF cost of construction for different building types
  • Knows typical/average system costs for multiple building types, i.e. foundations, substructure, superstructure, exterior skin, roofing, interiors, etc.
  • Understands VE process and can lead a working session
  • Has developed important relationships with subcontractors that helps in winning work
  • Proficient in presenting estimates to an owner.
  • Participates in forecast meetings and tracks budget vs. actual costs through construction
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or other related field
  • 7-10 years of experience estimating commercial construction projects for a General Contractor
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Timberline experience preferred
We seek honest, smart, hardworking, lifetime-learners who are undeniably good at what they do. We expect listening, teamwork, and collaboration. In return we promise respect, rewards and an environment that will support world-class work on important projects. Our people often say that they are doing the very best work of their careers here.
  • 100 % premiums coverage for Medical, Dental insurance
  • Employer contribution for HSA (Health Savings Account) each month
  • 401k with Match
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • PTO & Holidays
Chris Westerlund

406-534-4232 – Billings, MT
480-568-4544 – Phoenix, AZ
406-697-4993 (c) 406-564-1735 (f)
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