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Senior Estimator

Company: Swinerton Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. Primary Location: Santa Clara CA Additional Job Posting Locations: Job Description Summary: Overall planning and management of estimating activities for specific construction projects, including preparation, interpretation and presentation of estimates. Job Description: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: * Able to perform all Estimator responsibilities * Review project plans, requirements and specifications * Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing * Coordinate subcontract solicitations and job walks * Determine labor and construction equipment costs * Prepare conceptual estimates * Meet and maintain bidding and work schedules * Submit requisitions for purchase of materials * Compare competitive trade bids * Review preliminary quotes and pre-bid estimates with Project Manager * Secure all bid documents (bid forms and quote letters) * Prepare subcontractor bid list and submit drawings to subcontractors * Participate in bid compilation on bid day * Assist jobsite staff with estimates after bid award * Perform post-bid buyouts (if applicable) * Maintain good relationship with suppliers and subcontractors * Supervise and train estimating staff (if applicable) * Complete other responsibilities as assigned MINIMUM SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: * Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience * Minimum 5 years Estimating experience * Ability to read and understand specifications and drawings * Ability to make accurate judgments and calculations * Working knowledge of construction costs and principles * Estimating experience (quantity takeoffs, purchasing accounting; engineering design knowledge and project management experience desirable) * Drafting and computer skills If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Keywords: Swinerton Inc., Santa Clara , Senior Estimator, Accounting, Auditing , Santa Clara, California

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