Construction Cost Estimator in Kannapolis, NC at GPAC

Date Posted: 6/16/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

My client is highly reputable multi-location Real Estate Development firm looking to add an experienced Construction Cost Estimator to their growing team. This rewarding full-time position is primarily responsible for the daily management, coordination and successful completion of the preconstruction phase of assigned projects, producing thorough, accurate and competitive cost and schedule summaries. This includes researching and reporting on comparable local materials and labor costs for similar markets, understanding the project requirements, construction documents, specifications, solicitation and review of the required number of qualified subcontractor proposals, and preparation of detailed cost estimates, including conceptual estimates through pricing of construction documents. The role reports directly to the Director of Finance.

The person awarded this position will:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the pre-construction phase of commercial real estate development including onsite site work and off-site improvement costs
  • Ability to create thorough, accurate and detailed cost estimates, including conceptual estimates through pricing of project-specific construction documents
  • Perform thorough document reviews, including geotechnical reports, phase I & II reports, hazardous material, schematics, design development & construction drawings, specifications, etc.
  • Work with development managers to prepare timely and accurate project-specific budgets for client approval
  • Solicit, evaluate and qualify subcontractor proposals
  • Understands contractual terms and conditions

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • A BS degree in a construction related field strongly preferred (civil engineering, construction management, architecture, construction technology, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in estimating for a real estate development firm with single-tenant BTS development experience
  • Conceptual estimating experience and proficiency is preferred
  • Experience with estimating software and spreadsheet design
  • Ability to use CAD Programs
  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Excel is required
  • Advanced knowledge of construction and engineering processes.
  • High-level mathematical skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced analytical skills.
  • Proficient with computer estimation software.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Ability to travel

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salaried position based on experience
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • The first class offices and systems not only make for an enjoyable place to work but integrates seamlessly for remote work when necessary. You'll love the upbeat culture of teamwork, encouragement, and collaboration.

If you are ready to take advantage of this amazing opportunity to advance your career apply now!!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.