Chief Estimator


Building and Construction

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USD85000-90000 per year

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Branch Information

Frederick, MD - (USA) 7470 New Technology Way MD Frederick , MD 21703



Job Description

*This is a permanent, direct hire position with full benefits.

Are you looking for an opportunity to put your Construction Estimator experience to work? Do you hope to use your skills to grow with a worthy and reputable business? Our client offers an exceptional opportunity for you to invest your long-term career. They bring a 40 year business history with consistent growth in the excavation, utility, hauling, truck and heavy equipment repair industries. You will enjoy working with a team of industry experts in a stable and prospering positive work environment.

As the Estimator you will:

* Review plans and specifications to prepare detailed estimates

* Prepare construction budgets and timelines

* Research competitive pricing with suppliers and negotiate terms

* Research and acquire sub-contractors through competitive quotes, negotiate terms

* Develop project estimates with consideration for erosion control, clearing, excavation, water-sewer storm drains, storm water management, curb and site concrete, stone base and asphalt paving

* Generate spreadsheets detailing bids and estimates

* Compile bid packages and proposals

* Develop and maintain strong vendor relationships and business partnerships

* Maintain and adjust estimations to assist Project Management team members

* Assist the change order process as needed

* Support clients in reviewing and sharing project goals, changes and progresses

The ideal candidate will have:

* HS Diploma or equivalent, Bachelor's degree in construction estimating or related field is a plus

* 5+ years' experience in construction estimating

* Proficiency in MS Office and ability to assimilate proprietary software platforms

* Ability to use a digitizer for bids and estimates

* Agtek Estimating software proficiency strongly preferred but not required

* Experience with commercial and residential projects, means and methods

* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

* Critical thinking skills, able to problem solve and make effective decisions quickly

* Interpersonal skills, ability to communicate professionally and with persuasion in negotiations

* Valid driver's license with a good driving record

* Initiative and a desire to grow with the company

This position offers:

* Competitive Salary up to $90,000/year, commensurate with experience

* Company Vehicle

* Health/Dental/Vision, Short and Long-term disability, Life, AD and D Insurances

* PTO (paid time off), Paid Holidays (6), 401k Retirement plan with company match

* Secure long-term job with a successful, growing, independently-owned business with great employee morale and retention

*Apply today! This position will close for applications as soon as we have our qualified candidates.