Estimator

ID
2017-2542
US-FL-Miami
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category/Department
Estimating

Overview

Are you a proven performer who enjoys working as part of a team that is focused on delivering superior results? Are you a creative and innovative collaborator who “thinks outside the box” and thrives on finding new ways to address challenges? If this sounds like you, you may qualify for a rewarding and exciting career at Suffolk, one of the most innovative construction management firms in the industry that has consistently been named one of the “best places to work” in the country!

 

The Estimator is responsible for all aspects of estimating including pre-construction, hard bids, negotiated bids, budgets, general conditions, systems studies and comparisons, value engineering, subcontractor relations and staying abreast of industry developments applicable to estimating. 

Responsibilities

  • Leadership and Relationship Building.
  • Ensure that the estimating process runs smoothly and efficiently and client expectations are exceeded throughout the duration of the               project(s).
  • Build relationships to understand client, designer and subcontractor needs and expectations.
  • Effectively facilitate collaboration amongst team members.
  • Effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
  • Manage Assistant Estimators.
  • Periodically participate in business development activities, presentations and interviews.
  • Lead the Estimating team including Assistant Estimators, MEP Estimators and Career Start team members on projects.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field.
  • 3-10 years of experience in Estimating, or equivalent.
  • Computer skills.
  • Working knowledge of Excel spread sheets, and Word processing programs.
  • Experience with estimating software such as Timberline, OST, MC2.
  • Able to work with speed and efficiency.
  • Understanding of the influence of market conditions on pricing.

Necessary Attributes:

  • Actively participate as a team member.
  • Work effectively with all colleagues and constituents.
  • Possess and understand Suffolk’s core values, goals, and vision.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Time management skills.
  • Sense of urgency and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Take ownership of projects/clients managing both up and down.
  • Able to work with minimal direction.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Able to work with speed and efficiency.
  • Able to anticipate issues, reactions, etc.

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk Construction and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.

 

This applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? Please submit your resume and/or contact information to Connect with us for general consideration.