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We are looking to hire an Estimator immediately for a Specialty Foundations firm in the Metro DC area. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consult with outsides sources and analyze documents to create time, cost, materials and labor estimates.
  • Create cost tracking and reporting operational systems.
  • Create estimates and cost or expenditure statements for use in future project consideration.
  • Work with Operations to ensure a complete understanding of the scope of work.
  • Schedule as necessary to develop a bid day schedule for the project.
  • Review specifications and drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine and prepare scopes of work and required contents of various budgets, pre-con proposals and hard bids.
  • Thorough knowledge of Federal Government procurement
  • Prepare estimates by taking-off assigned scopes of work
  • Prepare bid general conditions and review with operations before bid submittal.
  • Assist with pricing change orders.
  • Maintain and track bid results for those projects you propose on.

Skill

  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Able to generate take-off
  • Ability to understand bid job instructions and detailed specifications.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and project scheduling software.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills

Qualification

  • 5 + years progressively responsible experience in the construction industry in the estimating field
  • General knowledge construction project experience
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus

Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time