Construction Estimator

Barracuda Staffing Full-Time  Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States 18 Oct 2018
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Job Description

We are currently looking to fill a Construction Estimator position with a Tulsa Company.

Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years in the construction industry. Candidate preference will be given to those with Commercial and  Residential construction experience.

Shift: Days
Hours: Varies depending on job
Starting Pay: $48,000 – $53,000 depending on experience 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Obtain all information needed to bid the project.
  • Perform detailed takeoffs of material and other resources to safely and efficiently complete the project.
  • Provide quantities and/or project details to vendors and subcontractors far enough in advance to receive quotes for bid.
  • Discuss scope of work with owners in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Put forward any value-engineering suggestions or alternate options
  • Review RFQ and discuss salient features of projects with suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Compare pricing information from vendors and subs.
  • Review their inclusion and exclusions and advise of errors, omissions or any misinterpretations.
  • Input takeoff quantities and prepare bid using Sage100 or a similar software
  • Complete bid in advance for review and submit bid documents on time.
  • Follow up with clients regarding to confirm receipt of proposal and discuss any questions.
  • Following project award, review the bid with field Project Management staff for efficient start and quality profitable project.
  • Update and maintain resources pertaining to estimating and bid preparation.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Previous site estimating experience for similar sized company.
  • Strong business practice experience.
  • Advanced knowledge on residential and commercial estimating
  • Demonstrated critical thinking capacity, detail oriented, strong computer skills, communication skills and negotiating skills.
  • Communicate needs to proper centralized sources.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Able to read a tape measure to at least the 32nds
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Sage100 or a similar software preferred
  • Field experience

Required Education Level:

  • 5+ years of experience in the construction industry in a management role

If interested in this position and meet the requirements listed above, please “Apply Now” and submit resume for consideration. 

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