Establishes and/ or works with established priorities and develops and implements a comprehensive schedule ensuring accurate sequencing and resource allocation to meet strategic project goals.
Prepare and or coordinate the preparation of estimates.
Identifies both the inherent risk and revenue opportunities.
Solicits pricing from the subcontractors and is involved in closing the tender.
Supervise the work of more junior estimators.
Develop strong conceptual estimating skills – able to foresee issues and understand the big picture and what implications if any there are to the project
Delegate responsibility to team members with an intent to foster the long-term development of others through mentorship.
Establishes and maintains a professional network of key contacts and subcontractors.
Assists subcontractors with pricing activities and is responsive to trade questions and concerns in order to continue to foster key relationships
Proficient knowledge of construction practices, materials and methods.
Comprehensive understanding of how subcontractors bid projects based on knowledge of scope of work for all divisions.
Ability to assist with bid closing process based on experience level.
Ability to understand and interpret contract documents, shop drawings, and specifications as they relate to the company, the client and all subcontractors including scope of work, exclusions, clauses, and limitations.
A strong understanding of how to incorporate addendums into existing estimates
University Degree or College Diploma in Civil Engineering, Engineering Technology/Architecture or Construction Management.
PQS Designation an asset.
Minimum of 7+ Years Industry Experience.
Experience in leading a small team of estimators in lump sum or budgeting exercises.
Must have conceptual estimating experience
Has a thorough understanding of all tendering procedures and a strong track record.
Can estimate any project from start to finish with minimal guidance from Chief Estimator.
Will supervise and provide guidance to the junior / intermediate Estimators
Conceptual estimating is a must, as well as lump sum.