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  • Job reference: RMS0222373

Estimator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role: Estimator


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare a detailed estimate by completing quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate input, and studies for all items incorporated in the assigned scope.
  • Prepare and assemble bids and proposals for different contract types (Lump Sum, Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP), Cost Plus, etc.)
  • Lead the document management for the project, including receiving drawings and specifications, providing the proper file structure and distribution to all parties.
  • Serve as liaison with subcontractors, design team (architects, engineers, consultants) and client. Point of contact for managing assigned trade subcontractors and distributing information.
  • Support constructability reviews through communication with the project team, designers, and subcontractor market.
  • Develop a value analysis study by defining alternatives to the proposed scope that are more cost-efficient.
  • Responsible for understanding all factors required for a comprehensive trade package scope including contract documents, site logistics, schedule, coordination, means and methods.
  • Coordinate with Operations staff and fellow estimators to ensure that General Conditions and General Requirement items are properly addressed in the estimate.
  • Prepare scope requisitions for assigned trades as required; coordinate with project team to eliminate scope gaps and overlaps.
  • Prepare comparison analysis to previous estimate for assigned scope.
  • Obtain and evaluate subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work. Document information into Bid Recording Sheet, organize and participate in Post Bid Review.
  • Manage action items from Post Bid and finalize subcontract scope.
  • Make recommendations to the Project Lead for award.
  • Supervise Assistant Estimators and/or Interns as assigned.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of two years' related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • Proven written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.



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