Louisville, KY
Full Time
Mid Level

Responsibilities for Estimator

  • Analyze labor, material, and time requirements for a project
  • Estimate costs by looking at the entire project
  • Present cost estimates to upper management
  • Prepare reports detailing all of the costs going into a project
  • Notice differences between estimated cost and actual cost
  • Look at customer requirements for a project
  • Work with the sales team to prepare proposals
  • Coordinate scope coverage with multiple trade contractors to ensure complete coverage on projects
  • Experience with conceptual and schematic design budgeting with limited information
  • Ability to identify trades/scopes required for a project with or without a complete spec manual
  • Prepare high level quality takeoffs and apply unit pricing
  • Extensive understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook: Knowledge of On-Screen Takeoff or Bluebeam preferred
  • Compare scopes and utilize leveling charts or scope comparison sheets to identify lowest complete bids
  • Attend owner scheduled site visits with subcontractors
  • Conduct constructability and cost control review with in-house design team

Qualifications for Estimator

  • 2 years of experience working as an estimator
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to put together a professional presentation
  • Ability to create reports on costing data
  • Amazing analytical and math skills
  • Ability to work well on a team
  • Very detail oriented
  • Ability to understand technical drawings and requirements
  • Deep knowledge of how processes work

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