Estimator - Commercial Construction in Boston at GPAC

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boston
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/23/2019

Job Description

Commercial Construction Estimator

An award winning, long standing General Contractor with a reputation for excellence is expanding their estimating team. They have a diverse project portfolio and a wide footprint of projects. If you are an experienced commercial construction Estimator, please read on:

The Estimator calculates preliminary job budgets and prepares formal job bids through interpreting blueprints, performing take-offs and estimating job costs. The Estimator interfaces with clients and their representatives to ensure that technical specifications and designs are feasible and consistent with industry standards.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Estimators are responsible for developing accurate and complete job estimates.
  • The Estimator identifies project labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, written specifications and related documents.
  • Conducts site visits and attends pre-bid meetings to understand project scope.
  • Conducts review and take-off of blueprints.
  • Solicits bids from subcontractors.
  • Gathers subcontractor pricing and conducts scope review.
  • Evaluate subcontractor bids to bid documents and plans to ensure that the full scope of work was considered. Also considers subcontractors ability to perform the work.
  • Calculates costs of subcontract labor, general conditions, and materials.
  • Collaborates with the client to help them achieve their project cost budget through consideration of plan details, alternate material/finishes and building methods.
  • Works closely with Project Managers, Superintendents and the Pre-Construction team to maintain relationships with existing clients and subcontractors.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a working knowledge of commercial construction documentation and pricing; able to read plans and specifications and translate them into estimates.
  • BS/BA in Construction Management, Engineering or a related field and 5+ years of construction estimating experience or work within the construction field
  • Experience with RFIs, Change orders, is highly preferred
  • Experience with Bluebeam, On-screen Takeoff, Timberline or other estimating software a plus

COMPENSATION:

  • Industry leading compensation package
  • Lucrative bonus program
  • Full benefits package

Our greatest asset is our people. If you think you would be a great fit apply online now or send your resume to kenna.klinghagen@gogpac.com.

This is a confidential position and not publicly advertised.

All inquiries are strictly confidential.

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 for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.