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Chief Estimator
Job ID:00004H8F
Location:CA Ventura
Hours:40 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
Pay:$135,000.00 $180,000.00
Great career opportunity in Ventura CA
Job Description
Seeking a full-time addition to our already established Estimating Team. We are looking for a professional who has experience with ground up andor TI estimates that are individually valued at 50 million at a minimum. The Chief Estimator is responsible for the oversight and supervision of the estimating department and all related activities including staff management, the preparation and coordination of the overall bid packages, conceptual budgets, detailed estimates, rough orders of magnitude, and competitive bids. Candidates must possess a great attitude, proper skills and the ambition to fulfill the following essential functions Evaluate each project for potential risk factors and develop a pre-construction road-map to secure the work. Manage all aspects of the estimating and budget management process for both public and private work. Facilitate a thorough pre-construction approach to include site visits, safety and security analyses, access, staging, staffing, temporary utilitiesfacilities, etc.. The analysis of plans, specifications, abstracts, and other documentation to ensure estimates are comprehensive. The solicitation of subcontractors and vendors including bid invitations, RFPs, addenda, and final proposals. The proper execution and completion of quantity surveystake-offs for all areasscopes. A comprehensive turnover meeting for each project. The administration of a preferredpre-qualified subcontractor program. A detailed and thorough descope and buyout process. Serve as a mentor for the department and effectively encourage, train, coach, and manage direct reports and support staff. Manage and maintain historical cost data and cost modeling. Provide direction and staff assignments to estimating team members and distribute workload to capitalize on individual strengths while also providing growth opportunities. Manage the drafting of comprehensive scopes of work for subcontracts and purchase orders. Build and foster subcontractor and vendor relationships. P
Skills Required
BA Degree. 15+ yrs exp in construction estimating. Commercial exp in conceptual estimating, competitive bidding, design-build and CMAR delivery, value analysis and engineering. Exp in private construction and public works.
Skills Preferred
Degree in construction management, engineering, architecture preferred. MS Project, P6, OST, Adobe Pro, BlueBeam, BuildingConnected or similar.