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Construction Estimator - Federal Projects 

adzuna-us  |  United States  |  

United StatesE Nelson Ave, VA, 22301
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Alexandria, VA Compensation UnspecifiedPosted 09/24/2019We were founded with the singular purpose of delivering customer service and quality beyond expectations.

We do our best to improve our commitment to quality and customer service, every day.

We work towards a shared vision with our clients, who are predominantly government agencies , to constantly strive for superior results today and in the future.

As we grow , we are looking for an estimator to join our team who is looking for a place to call home where and wants to enjoy coming to work every day.

When people come to work with us, they typically come to stay, and that’s what we are looking for in our new estimator as well.What You Will Be Doing- Analyze and compile estimate data that impact the cost of labor, materials, equipment requirements, location and other factors to ensure a high quality and timely estimate.- Review drawings, specifications and proposed project site conditions; record findings and solicit input from field operations to include in final project estimate.- Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness of the bid.- Review “take-off” quantities to ensure accuracy of data used in estimates.- Utilize existing cost history as a check to complete estimate.- Apply mathematical calculations requiring advanced analytical processes to ensure logically estimated costs are accurate.- Present estimate and participate in bid reviews with senior management to ensure accuracy and completeness.- Communicate with owners, subcontractors, public and private entities to ensure competitiveness.- Communicate estimate bid information to field operations at pre-construction meetings to ensure understanding of scope of job and critical means and methods of construction.- Develop and maintain business relationships to increase bid opportunities in the regional market.- Supervise, direct, and mentor estimating staff to ensure individual development and Granite standards are met.- Participate in and/or lead Design-build pre-construction services to ensure a high quality, competitive estimates and schedules.- Participate in and/or lead means and method discussions, being the catalyst to drive creative thinking and innovative ideas that distinguishes a successful estimateWhat You Need for this Position- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or equivalent related work experience.- 10 years estimating experience- Experience bidding on federal projects and IDIQ preferred- Estimating experience in vertical construction, mechanical, electrical, structural work is a plus- Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Please include preferred estimating software tools.- Advanced knowledge of Estimating software.- Advanced knowledge of construction principles and equipment capabilities- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills- Advanced knowledge of agency (U)DBE requirements- Understanding of FARs regulations and contracting is a plusWe know that a good estimator is hard to find.

But, we also know that we have a great place to work, so if you are considering a new opportunity, we should really talk.Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.Additional ways to applyPreferred SkillsConstructionEstimatorFederal Projects