Project Estimator – Augusta, GA

Job Summary:

Primary responsibility of the Metal Stud/Drywall estimator is to successfully take off all items covered in the appropriate scope/specs as well as to generate detailed and complete proposal. Experience in Edge software REQUIRED.

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Perform thorough and accurate take off of all items, including but not limited to materials and hardware
  • Use estimating software to produce takeoff when necessary, and to communicate inclusions/exclusions to co-workers and the General Contractors
  • Quantify number of hours needed to complete scope of work
  • Determine installation schemes to establish crew size and durations
  • Evaluate all contract documents including; all bid drawings, specifications, general conditions, and if necessary the project site
  • Determine scope of work, and where scope is vague generate questions to qualify scope
  • Prepare complete, well organized, and detailed estimate including job specific excludes
  • Communicate with general contractors and clients to determine exact needs and scope of work
  • Obtain and qualify pricing from vendors to complete assigned scope of work
  • Prepare detailed budgets
  • Work with other members of the Estimating team to prepare complete scope packages for clients
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline oriented environment while maintaining accuracy and thoroughness
  • Possess a professional and service minded demeanor with excellent oral and written communication skills needed to effectively interact with subcontractors, owners, owner reps, architects, during the pre-construction phase of projects
  • Update rates, material costs, labor, and construction equipment databases to keep them current
  • Participate in pre-construction phase of projects to help sell and finalize project budgeting which includes; development of alternatives, constructability evaluations, and value engineering
  • Prepare complete and detailed bid packages for projects being handed off to production
  • At time of award, ability to effectively present project as a whole to the production team including highlighting all aspects of the projects scope and logistics

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma required
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office Suite required
  • Experience with Adobe preferred
  • Ability to read construction plans required

Other:

  • Requires the ability to sit and work at computer for long periods of time as expected in most office related positions
  • Ability to clearly communicate in English, both verbally and written
  • Some of the time may be spent in the production area or on jobsites
  • Must be self directed requiring minimal supervision and well organized

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Construction Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Metal Stud Drywall Construction: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Edge Software: (REQUIRED)

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Construction: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Edge Software: 1 year (Required)
  • Estimating: 2 years (Required)

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