Senior Construction Estimator

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Construction Company Fargo, ND

Fargo, ND
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Our client is a locally owned full-service general contractor, specializing in multi-family and commercial construction and development. As experienced builders and developers, we are well capitalized and have the ability to quickly respond to changing market conditions. We are always on the lookout for opportunities that drive value.

We would like to invite you to join our team of skilled professionals who deliver projects on schedule and on budget. We are a growing company that has doubled our annual revenue over the last three years. Last year alone we managedcontracts totaling over $100 million. Our clients value the expertise and close collaboration that we provide to their development teams. Our success is based on three simple philosophies: we identify and develop where the opportunities are right, we work side by side with our clients and we deliver outstanding results.

We are searching for our Senior Construction Estimator, someone that wants a career, not just a job. We provide the opportunity to grow your career with a fun and energetic team of professionals. We are a professional organization with a casual feel to the way we do business.

As our Senior Estimator, you will:

*Provide conceptual estimates, detailed estimates, detailed self-perform work estimates and cost models.

*Be well versed across all scopes, systems and assemblies including site work, structural, concrete, enclosure, finishes, mechanical, electrical and plumbing.

*Estimates labor, material, equipment and subcontractor costs.

*Provide ongoing reporting, value engineering and cost analysis throughout the design and construction phases.

*Work to develop best practices with our organization and the Project Management team.

*Assume light project management roles when needed.

Key responsibilities include:

*Work with project teams to develop and maintain pre-construction and construction estimates.

*Direct contract administration, procurement, scheduling and costing, supervise project, staff oversight and mentoring, risk management and quality control.

*Manage project financial information to ensure financial performance goals are met.

*Regularly provide project reports, documentation, technical assistance, support and collaboration.

*Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties.

*Conduct quantity take-offs.

*Some Project Management assignments may be assigned.

*Develop team members.

The successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of construction methods, processes and management practices; excellent analytical and problem solving skills; good communication skills; and be organized, efficient and responsive to the needs of each team member and our external clients.

Position Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree and four years of experience in construction estimating or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrate understanding of construction documents and how they apply to estimating. Experience interpreting and understanding construction plans and designs. Strong expertise using financial, budgeting and scheduling equivalent software. Proficiency in MS Office.

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation package including 401(k) match, insurance benefits and a bonus pay program. This position has excellent growth potential. This is a full time position.