Construction Estimator - 9460793

Location: Downey, CA
Date Posted: 06-12-2017
The Construction Project Estimator for corrosion control company will gain exposure to preventive maintenance, testing and inspection programs and the construction process: * Communicating with vendors and contractors in person, by telephone and through the use of email * Soliciting project interest and pricing from vendors, including cold calling vendors * Assisting in developing project budgets, work scopes, and contracts from templates * Quality control: identifying, reporting, tracking and closing out project deficiencies * Performing on-going building and site evaluations for portfolio assessment * Taking photographs and video to document project inspections and site evaluations * Create schedules for Projects and timelines * Performing cost control and change order management * Assisting with the development of project budgets * Working in an efficient manner that assists in streamlining the department and enhancing the availability of building and site data * Completing tasks related to departmental initiatives * Manage Purchaser to ensure timely ordering and delivery of parts or services * Assist with scheduling of staff as needed.

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the estimator role include:

Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related major * Minimum of two years of experience in construction management, testing and inspections, or related field * Ability to read and understand building and site plans with experience performing quantity take offs with architectural and engineering scales * Basic budgeting and cost control skills with an understanding of managing budget * Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project * Strong work ethic and a desire to seek continuous process improvement * Relates well to a diverse group of personalities, both inside and outside the organization * Ability to succeed within a small team * Organized and results & detail-oriented * Ability to work efficiently and coordinate tasks with travel schedule (most travel is local) * Must have valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record * Position will require some lifting and carrying, bending and climbing including stairs, step stools, ladders, etc., and exposure to seasonal weather conditions.
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