Assistant Estimator - $45,000
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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONA growing construction firm is seeking an assistant estimator to help with their growing operation.
? Provide administrative support to the estimating department;
? Research bid opportunities;
? Maintain and update bid list daily;
? Maintain Job Walk and Bid Calendar
? Assign proposal numbers to new bid opportunities;
? Create and maintain proposal folders with all updates/addenda to plans and specifications;
? Read, interpret and understand contract drawings and specifications, as well as review of project manuals and bid package information;
? Solicitation of sub-trade pricing and MBE, WMBE, DVBE participation both in person and on the phone;
? Assist in the preparation of project estimates, requests for proposals and budgets;
? Provide technical assistance to Estimators including analysis of drawings / specification and preparing accurate material quantity takeoffs;
? Maintain employee resumes and job information sheets;
? Assist with project specific and general prequalification questionnaires;
? Procure bid bonds as needed;
? Assist in the initial planning and scheduling of construction projects through preparation of schedules including major work items;
? Provide assistance with the development and implementation of marketing materials;
? Photocopying and other administrative duties as required by the department;
? Such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
? Previous experience working with a Subcontractor and/or General Contractor in a similar capacity is preferred;
? 3-5 years of technical training or experience in the construction industry is an asset;
? Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Projects, Publisher and Outlook; as well as estimating and takeoff software;
? Positive attitude and creative mind set; We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.
estimates, constructions, bid proposal, project, material, quantity, bid calendar, job walk, estimating