Construction Estimator- Residential Contruction in Chelsea, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chelsea, AL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/20/2021
  • Job ID:
    CONST20757

Job Description

Our client, a residential developer based in Birmingham, AL, is looking for a Construction Estimator to join their team. The Estimator provides hands-on estimating support to Project Teams by developing conceptual estimates, material take-offs, bid tabulations, created scope of work for contractor pricing validation for projects

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Sets up budgets
  • Prepares estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work; prices work items
  • Reviews design options and recommends best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials
  • Participates in presentations to clients (if required)
  • Uses historical unit price and productivity data
  • Visits project sites to observe construction methods
  • Reviews proposal specifications, drawings and attends pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Investigates site before bid, identifying waste area, borrow area and dump sites
  • Reviews terms and conditions of subcontractor and vendor quotes; serves as liaison with subcontractors and vendors during the bidding process
  • Ensures all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University and 0-4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

ONLY CANDIDATES WITH REQUIRED EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED.

DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF RESUMES PLEASE NOTE YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY SUBMITTED TO ANOTHER VACO POSTING. YOUR QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ALL OPEN VACO OPPORTUNITIES.

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