Estimator

Division: Building
Location: Bellevue, WA, United States
Job ID: 16867
Job Status: Full Time Regular

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Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Regular

Job Summary
You're an Estimator with 2 - 4 years' of experience working on multi-disciplinary commercial, residential and retail construction projects. You are proficient in the preparation of hard bid / lump sum tenders, but also enjoy and excel in the creativity and challenges that come with conceptual estimates, design-build projects and the pre-construction process. Under direction and guidance, you will provide support in preparing estimate packages, quantity take off, sub-trade solicitations and negotiations, budgets, cost analysis, document control and competitive bid comparisons.

Join our Building Construction team in Bellevue, WA. today!

Responsibilities
  • Implements and maintains Ledcor systems and procedures in relation to estimating
  • Performs general administrative and recordkeeping functions
  • Assists in contacting trades and suppliers regarding invitations, pricing, addenda and tender/bid closings
  • Produces quantity take-offs for all areas of the estimate as directed, while ensuring the take-off is well notated for hand-over to the project team and includes safety and security requirements required by Ledcor policies and applicable legislation
  • Performs complete and detailed estimates on selected projects consisting of project site visit, quantity take-off, pricing and presentation of the estimate for management review
  • Assists in developing the schedule on which the estimate is built, requests input from the project team and sub trades
  • Actively reviews bid scopes for proper subcontractor compliance with project requirements
  • Assists in the selection and maintenance of subcontractors within a database
  • Provides guidance for non-estimating personnel on their estimating related requirements
  • Is actively aware of costs related to own work and associated projects, and assists with input to the estimating team on financial cost matters
  • Interfaces and communicates (written and oral) with the estimating team, and all levels of management, industry contacts, and contacts subcontractors and suppliers for pricing within estimates
  • May perform other related duties as assigned


Requirements
  • Completion of post secondary education with a diploma or degree related to Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Engineer and or related education
  • 2-4 years related industry estimating experience
  • Developing technical knowledge of modern construction practices, techniques and equipment
  • Understanding of construction documents and the ability to assist construction document review
  • Knowledge of construction costs and budgets, ability to develop a project schedule on smaller less complex projects
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office and related estimating software
  • Knowledge of BIM modeling
  • Ability to identify problems/issues and generates solutions and proposes solutions using standard procedures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure
  • Willing to contribute actively in team activities, sharing experiences and ideas
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol testing


Work Conditions
  • Office based position; occasional travel to project sites may be required

Ledcor Building offers full-service construction for commercial, residential, institutional, and light industrial projects, along with expertise in green building. Our depth of knowledge and expertise come from building hundreds of projects - of all sizes - across North America each year.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

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Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Date Posted
8/29/2018

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