GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Gathers, calculates and compiles data for use in conceptual/bid proposal estimates, preparing routine estimates under general supervision. Maintains current, accurate information on prices from suppliers and contractors through direct contact and written materials, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
LOCATION: SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON D.C.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Verify Scopes of Work from subcontractors and format Bids to fulfill all RFP requirements.
2. Scope and takeoff construction documents.
3. Level Subcontractor bid proposals.
4. Review Bid documents and create history of prebid Reps.
5. Prepare commercial interior construction budgets and new construction budgets.
6. Assist with post bid buyout of subcontractors.
7. Analyze drawings and create subcontractor lists.
8. Capable of simultaneously estimating multiple interior/building addition/ground up projects in various stages of construction for private, federal and local government clients up to $1M - $2M.
9. Transmit Requests for Proposal RFP’s to subcontractors; following up by phone and email to ensure an adequate number of bids will be received.
10. Research material specifications, pricing and other information.
11. Track the status of open RFP’s through receipt of subcontractor bid and delivery to Estimator.
12. Serve as back up to the Chief Estimator.
13. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Four-year degree in Construction Management, Construction, or similar field, plus up to 2 years
of related work experience. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.
Under general supervision where standard practice enables the employee to proceed alone on
routine work, referring all questionable cases to supervisor.
Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work, in addition, the work operations of a group of employees, all performing basically the same type of work.
Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and also frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance; the latter of which would affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree.
Close mental demand. Employee must be able to work under pressure 3 - 4 hours/day and work rapidly for approximately 4 - 5 hours/day. Operations requiring close and continuous attention for control of operations. Operations requiring intermittent direct thinking to determine or select the most applicable way of handling situations regarding the organization’s administration and operations; also to determine or select material and equipment where highly variable sequences are involved.
ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING
Moderately repetitive. Activities with slight variation using a definite set of processes or directions with some degree of supervision. Choice of learned things in situations which conform to clearly established patterns and modes.
USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS
Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road
and production machines and equipment, etc.)
Probable errors of internal and external scope would have a moderate effect on the operational efficiency of the organizational component concerned. Errors might possibly go undetected for a considerable period of time, thereby creating an inaccurate picture of an existing situation. Could cause further errors, losses, or embarrassment to the organization. The possibility for error is always present due to requirements of the job.
Extensive contacts with various diversified sectors of the public environment; wherein, the contacts are of major importance and failure to exercise proper judgment can lead to substantial losses to the organization.
Contacts with other departments or offices and also frequently with individuals in middle level positions; consulting on problems which necessitate judgment and tact in presentation to obtain cooperation or approval of action to be taken. Also, important contacts with associates as required in advanced supervisory jobs, plus frequent contact with senior level internal officials.
SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED
Intermediate: Contact Management
Basic: Word Processing/Typing
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; frequently required to sit; and Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Physical Demand may include: sitting 5 - 8 hours/day, standing 1 - 5 hours/day, walking 1 - 2 hours/day, reaching 5 hours/day â 8 ft., higher or lower and use of telephone 3 - 4 hours/day. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move heavy weight. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person(s) assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Corenic Construction Group is an innovative commercial contracting business with a focus towards interior alterations, renovations, and facility additions. Over the years we have added expertise in Aviation, Automotive, Commercial Office, Education, Local Government, Federal Government, Retail and Base Building Construction. Excellence is our standard! We believe in providing sustainable solutions to all of our clients.
Role: Construction Estimator
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