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Commercial Construction Estimator - 1822993
Salt Lake City, UT
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Provides proactive estimating on multiple projects, which includes providing quantity take-offs, pricing, bidding and contract development. Strives for accurate and complete cost estimates ensuring that projects worked on are setup for success.

Advanced Modular Manufacturing has over 30 years of building experience in the intermountain west, specializing primarily in modular commercial construction projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Responsible for providing all the estimating and pricing on the assigned project which includes conceptual estimates, schematic estimates, design development estimates, and estimates for bidding.

· Responsible for ensuring the estimating and pricing for the project is completed on time

· Responsible for accurate estimate and pricing, which includes additional research and the correct use of additional resources

· Work closely with project stakeholders to obtain clarifications and answers to questions, contradictions, conflicts, inadequacies, and other confusing issues represented by the plans, specifications and other documentation.

· Presents estimates in a clean and clear format.

· Provides all estimate breakouts and detail as required.

· Includes the following estimates where applicable: taxes, insurances, bonds, special wage rates, productivity, and fees & permits.

· Uses sound estimating judgment in making decisions by frequently referring to comparable historical data on related projects, with cost escalations added as required.

· Reviews and prices all items before others see it.

· Establishes a rough draft schedule of the project in order to develop estimate pricing.

· Maintains a strictly high level of confidentiality regarding financial specifics of projects, including estimates, bids, contract amounts, change orders, cost, financing arrangements, fees and other financial information.

· Reviews established budget estimate and bid, and assists the project manager and job cost accountant with setting up the proper codes and organization of the job cost report.

· Transmits to the project stakeholders the appropriate estimate summaries, recapitulations, and general conditions, etc.,

· Regular, timely, and predictable attendance is required for this position.

· Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Science (or related field) preferred

· 5+ years of scheduling and cost estimating experience, including reading and researching blueprints, quantity take-offs,setting scales, and estimating practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements

· Knowledge of construction and renovation terms, materials, techniques, procedures, and practices

· Knowledge of architectural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.

· Knowledge of construction cost estimating techniques, procedures, and practices, including material quantity take-offs, labor unit work hours, labor rate analysis, and material unit pricing.

· Knowledge of value engineering and total life cycle costing techniques, procedures, and practices

· Knowledge of construction cost estimating computer software.

· Knowledge of PC-based project management software and other applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, and database programs).

· Ability to analyze bids, cost proposals, and cost estimates, including labor rates, fringe benefits, overhead, and profit.

· Ability to read, interpret, and understand construction drawings and specifications.

· Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

· Ability to read and understand construction schedules.

· Ability to coordinate action to accomplish work objectives while exercising necessary flexibility

· Ability to meet predetermined deadlines.

· Ability to work cooperatively with management, coworkers, public utilities, contractors, vendors, architects/engineers, and other public entities.

· Proficient in estimating software, Excel, Microsoft word, and Outlook.


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