Essential Job Functions
The estimator/sales manager must have experience in concrete & rebar
reinforcement, coordinating bidding schedule and workload with principals to
determine which projects to pursue, and preparing Bid Packages and initiate
all documents for bidding including plans, specifications, soils reports,
invitation for subcontractors with bid instructions, bid form, outline
scope of work and preliminary schedule.
bid drawings and prepare appropriate list of subcontractors to be
solicited for bids. Present subcontractor list and bid documents for
distribution of bid packages.
bid packages to obtain bonds, insurance, advertising and any other
required paperwork for the bid.
Coordinate Subcontractor Design Build proposals if
appropriate. Prepare Proposal Documents including:
of the Drawings
online procurement procedures.
Upon project awarded:
Agreement for review and signature.
Bid Grid for guaranteed maximum price agreements.
“Turnover” documents for Project Manager and assist with job set up.
proposal related issues with Project Manager during construction and provide
additional documentation if appropriate.
with prospective clients to discuss proposed projects and provide
estimated costs based on preliminary information.
preliminary control budgets during schematic design and design
constructability reviews during schematic design and design development.
alternate pricing for consideration in determining construction methods
budgeting for value engineering.
Prepare Conceptual Estimate and Bid Proposals for
review of all bid documents.
pre-project meetings and / or coordinate site meetings for
subcontractor’s site investigation.
takeoffs and prepare Timberline cost spreadsheet.
questions from Subcontractors and Prepare Requests for Information (RFI’s)
for presentation to the Owner/Architect.
Addendums and distribute to Subcontractors with additional direction as
design fees from Architect, Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer and
Landscape Architect if appropriate.
estimated costs for permits and utility connection fees if appropriate.
Subcontractors Bids for correct scope of work, clarifications and
exclusions and request revised proposals if appropriate.
lowest responsible subcontractors quote for inclusion in proposal.