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Estimator
Summary
Title:Estimator
ID:1036
Division:O'Neil Group
Location:Colorado Springs, Colorado
Description

Estimator

OGC Management, LLC. – Colorado Springs, CO

OBJECTIVE:

Research potential projects and prepare and/or direct preparation of all prequalification responses, proposals, estimates, and bids.

RESPONSIBILITIES (Primary):

Support to our Vice President, Director of Special Projects, and the Executive Staff in areas such as:

  • Attend kick-off meeting and determine scope of work and required contents of estimate or proposal
  • Participate in the preparation, review, presentation and out-brief of technical and design/build & bid/build proposals in response to owner’s RFP’s.
  • Participate in the preparation, performing, and report writing of studies regarding materials, construction methods, and cost effectiveness.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s request and direction.
  • Ability to understand Request for Proposal (RFP) and prepare conceptual estimate based on solicitation.
  • Establish subcontract scopes of work, establish material scopes of supply
  • Establish/Execute the company’s bid strategy
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings
  • Detailed estimate preparation
  • Manage material and subcontract quotes/proposals
  • Prepare project schedule
  • Manage/anticipate last minute adds/cuts from vendors/subcontractors and establish gantt charts
  • Complete final estimate preparation and report to company principals on items such as scope, labor, equipment,  bid summary, etc.
  • Provide estimating assistance on pricing extra work items and change orders on existing projects
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in Construction Management, Accounting or related discipline or equivalent experience preferred
  • 1-3 years of scheduling experience in a construction environment preferred
  • Motivated, organized, adaptable and positive
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and task management skills
  • Detail oriented, efficient at multitasking
  • Microsoft Suite skills: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint (particularly excel)
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