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Job Title: Estimator
Category:  Construction Management (1080)
Charleston, SC

*** full-time, permanent job

  • Ensure that the estimating process runs smoothly and efficiently by understanding the full scope of the project through document review and asking questions of the design team and owner
  • Prepare quality take-offs and apply unit pricing for material and labor to establish accurate values for the work
  • Develops scopes of work for specific trades and receives and analyzes subcontractor/vendor pricing
  • Prepare bid leveling worksheets on the subcontractor proposals received
  • Utilizes knowledge of the project schedule and critical path in project estimates
  • Completes bid forms, bid bonds, etc. on bid projects including general requirements. Participates in and summarizes bid day activities
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Maintains cost data base by preparing cost comparisons and reconciling with previous estimates
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications
  • Gains field operational exposure through onsite project support, as opportunities exist
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • 5-7 years of construction/estimating experience required
  • Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Understanding of the influence of market conditions on pricing
  • Proactive and innovative while developing deliverables accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally
  • Pleasant and confident demeanor when dealing with colleagues and clients
  • Efficient and well organized
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have valid driver’s license and be insurable by the company
Location  Charleston , SC
Minimum Experience (yrs):  5+
Required Education:  Not Specified

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