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Industry: Real Estate (Industrial)
Location: Stone Mountain, GA
Required Skills: Senior estimating skills in the industrial sector
Preferred Skills:
Education: Bachelors preferred
Salary: $90 - $110,000 + Excellent Benefits

Prominent design/build general contractor seeks to hire a Senior Estimator experienced in industrial projects. As a member of the preconstruction/estimating team you will be responsible for independently preparing sections of schematic, design development and construction document estimates including soliciting and evaluating subcontractor bids, and scopes of work, preparing quantity surveys, reviewing project plans and specifications for all CSI (Construction Specific Institute) categories of work. May be responsible to supervise the work of other estimators, intern/co-ops students. Member of preconstruction/estimating team that prepares budgets, estimates, and pre-bid packages for construction projects to be built for clients.

Estimating Functions:

Performs accurate, thorough and timely quantity takeoffs using company format, detail and coding for some CSI division systems for all levels of project documents (schematic, design development, construction documents).

Provides information to senior estimators/senior preconstruction managers for the purpose of developing accurate and concise clarifications and assumptions with project management team's assistance.

Develops accurate and concise clarifications and assumptions with project management team's assistance.

Obtains clarification on plans and specifications from architects and engineers when necessary.

Solicits and analyzes subcontractor and vendor pricing input when required.

Attends project site pre-bid meetings, site tours, and post-bid interviews as required.

Develops unit costs accurately.

Develops value management skills and learns how to implement cost savings methods.

Performs technical/plan review when required.

Considers and understands problems, and identifies appropriate solutions.

Develops knowledge in building designs, systems and construction materials through available resources.

Accurately assesses and plans takeoff workload.

Is extremely proficient in all computer software programs used in preconstruction with particular emphasis on estimating software (e.g., MC2, On-Screen Takeoff, Paydirt, Constructware, and iSqFt).

Constantly strives to improve individual capabilities, performance and expand knowledge of construction technologies and techniques.

Education, Experience, and Knowledge:

B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent work experience with 5 to 7 years of preconstruction and/or operations experience on commercial projects or 8 to 10 years of progressive equivalent work experience in a related field. Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity the years of experience may vary.

Knowledgeable in the majority or all of the following: civil/site construction, foundation and structural systems, miscellaneous metals, casework, doors, specialties, interior finishes, exterior building 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 expanding knowledge of construction details about miscellaneous metals, casework, doors, specialties, radiation protection, and other trades.

Possess professional image with good organizational skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Able to develop new skills and knowledge quickly.

Resourceful and diligent in seeking solutions to problems and adapting to new situations.

Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees, while maintaining constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations.

Demonstrates proficiency using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).

Strong computer skills including the ability to use estimating software (like MC2, Timberline, OnScreen Takeoff and Bluebeam), familiarity with Revit, word processing spreadsheets, bid management, online plan rooms and database applications.

Company offers a salary in the $90 - $110 range plus excellent benefits.

For IMMEDIATE consideration please forward your resume to Also, please visit to complete our online application.


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