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Estimator

Company: The DiMarco Group
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Estimator Pre-Construction Services - DiMarco Constructors

Together with other members of the Preconstruction and Estimating Team, this position is responsible for a variety of estimating functions including analyzing proposals and requirements and preparing detailed cost estimates for a variety of construction projects. This position requires excellent time management, follow-up and organizational skills; a commitment to process and procedure; and the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks. Must work well under extreme deadlines and pay strict attention to detail.

Essential Functions:

  • Explore documentation in order to gain a deep understanding of the project requirements to create and validate detailed project budgets;.
  • Visit sites, as venues necessary to do the estimate and validate existing conditions including document review;.
  • Coordinate with designers, developers and construction trade partners to review progress drawings for accuracy with budget / scope and provide feedback to ownership;.
  • Perform complex analysis of collected data and metrics;.
  • Work closely with the project management and pre-construction teams to ensure all subcontractors and vendors are hired to meet project requirements;.
  • Maintain up to date data base of industry cost information to prepare relevant and reliable forecasts;.
  • Create and present reports to senior management;
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with the key vendors, subcontractors and field staff;.
  • Thorough working knowledge and understanding of all project management control system including but not limited to; scheduling, estimating, and cost control, procurement and business development;
  • Complete quantity take offs;
  • Cloud based project management knowledge; Microsoft office, Asta or Microsoft Project, Working knowledge of applications and benefits of BIM, AutoCAD, Sage Estimating and Revit;.
  • Fundamental knowledge of contract law and project accounting;
  • Assist with researching and evaluating new construction & estimating software and programs to streamline preconstruction services and estimating.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills, specifically packaged construction management software, Blubeam, and Microsoft Office Suite; experience with AutoCad, Revit, Planswift software a plus;
  • Extensive knowledge of construction business;
  • High level interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy;
  • Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information;.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality,.
  • Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly;.
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events;.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan;.
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans;
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments;
  • In possession of valid drivers license, in good standing..

Education and/or Experience:

  • 4- year Bachelors Degree A in Engineering, Construction Management. or
  • 2-year Associates Degree in any of the above stated fields, plus 2 years of experience in construction and / or estimating.

Keywords: The DiMarco Group, Rochester , Estimator, Other , Rochester, New York

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