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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 12/1/2016
Grand Prairie, TX
JOB DESCRIPTIONCurrently seeking a Commercial Construction Estimator.
The Estimator projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information and performs complete, detailed material and labor take-offs for all commercial plans.
?Review the project, determines the scope of work to be completed and prepares a detailed cost estimate for all projects by using architectural drawings, specifications, and selection sheets
?Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time and raw material, equipment, and labor expenses required
?Contact subcontractors and vendors to solicit competitive pricing
?Analyze different quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers
?Collaborate with Project Managers, engineers, architects, owners and contractors on estimates
?Prepare thorough take-offs and bid estimates
?Monitor variance between estimated costs and actual costs
?Other duties assigned
?Equivalent trade experience and knowledge, minimum 2-5 years estimating and field experience
?Knowledge of commercial construction and estimating processes. This includes reviewing, understanding, and performing take-offs on architectural plans; pricing/securing materials and building final job estimates
?Planning and scheduling skills
?Understanding of project forecasting and projections
?Ability to read and understand blueprints
?Strong written and verbal communication skills
?Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.
2 - 5 Years experience minimum