Construction Estimator with five to ten years experience preferred.
Project management experience is a plus.
-Prepare solicitation list for subcontractors and suppliers.
-Work with estimating coordinator to contact subcontractors and suppliers.
-Identify key subcontractors for specific project.
-Fill out specifications outline form, if applicable.
-Prepare detailed project estimate as follows:
*Set up Timberline estimate, including project name, owner, architect, estimator name, job size, duration, bid date, etc.
*Accurate take off quantities for labor, material, and subcontractor items, no lump sums.
*Preliminary schedule showing construction sequence, to be used to establish general conditions and/or fee.
*Subcontractor and supplier bid tickets showing detailed scope outlines and associated costs.
*Review estimate at least one day prior to bid date.
*Manage estimate on bid day.
*Be sure additional people are available to assist if needed.
*Review all subcontractor and supplier quotes for complete scope.
*Review estimate one hour prior to time of bid.
*Prepare schedule, scope, and pricing information for owner (as requested).
*Obtain bid results from owner/architect including number of bidders, bid amounts, accepted alternates, etc.
*Enter bid results into Timberline estimate for future reference.
*Turn over bid tabs and estimate copy for estimating coordinator file (bid tabs only if unsuccessful).
*If needed prepare value engineering items for owner/architect.
*Move estimate from jobs being bid folder to appropriate folder in database.
*Turn project over to project manager.
*Review subcontractor and supplier quotes for scope.
*Assist in subcontractor and supplier buyout.