Website Whitehead Construction

Commercial Construction Company in need of Construction Estimator to work with our Preconstruction team. This individual will be developing comprehensive and competitive project proposals with the assistance of Sr. Management. The individual must have 5 years experience estimating commercial construction projects through various delivery methods (Hard bid, Design-build, CM at Risk)

Additional responsibilities for this position include:

Key Responsibilities

Oversee all functions of project estimating for 5-10 ongoing bids
Develop and maintain relationships with clients & Architects to establish a level of understanding of the project scope, specification and contract
Solicit & Track Subcontractor/Supplier proposals
Manage plans, specifications, & addendums
Thoroughly evaluates bid documents for completeness, obtain additional information from client as required, observing all stated guidelines and deadlines
Attends site visits and pre-bid meetings as required to assess customer needs
Manages development of bid proposals
Responsible for ensuring maximum subcontractor & vendor coverage.
Develops detailed scopes of work for each trade package based on bid documents
Perform complex analysis of subcontractor estimates
Recognize the opportunities to value engineer design drawings, Identify document conflicts and determine strategy for bidding
Manage all bid day activities
Negotiate with Suppliers & Subcontractors for best pricing
Accurately completes bid forms per provided instructions
Meeting with upper management for bid review and submission
Upon award, assist Project Managers in contract negotiation and final buy out of project
Maintains in-house cost databases
Develops and maintains vendor and subcontractor relationships and databases

Undergraduate or graduate degree in construction management or related field
5+ years of experience in Commercial Construction
Strong organization, presentation, written, and communication skills
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated proficiency and success in managing the document control process in the areas of construction and general project administration
Understanding of contract documents, drawings, specifications, product data, and contracts
Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a project team, capable of managing multiple projects at various stages of planning, design, procurement and construction
Experience with project management is a plus
Software experience including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Construction Management & Estimating Software


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