Estimator

  • Heavy Industrial Projects
  • Silicon Valley
  • $80,000 to $120,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • JOB-1839 SLE

The appointed Estimator’s primary objective will be to ensure client satisfaction throughout the preconstruction phase of major complex (heavy industrial) projects.

The Position:

The successful candidate will assume responsibility for:

  • Understanding and communicating the client’s vision and objectives for the project
  • Producing on-time project delivery and meeting the client’s established budget
  • Managing the preconstruction process including developing cost estimates and defining project scope and costs
  • Preparing owner and subcontractor contractual documentation
  • Advising on constructability issues and managing team collaboration
  • Meeting or exceeding the project’s forecasted profit goals
  • Helping the team to accomplish goals for customer service, quality and financial metrics
  • Contributing to the company’s culture, mission and values through thought leadership and actions

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A minimum bachelor’s degree in construction, civil engineering, architecture or related 
  • At least 10 years’ pre-construction experience on major complex (heavy industrial) projects
  • A thorough knowledge of MS Office, MS Project, Adobe/Bluebeam, Timberline, Estimating, OnScreen Takeoff and CMIC
  • Conceptual estimating experience on midsized to large commercial building projects
  • Proficiency in scheduling, budgeting/cost control, financial reporting and client relationship management
  • Working knowledge and comprehension of blueprints and plans
  • Negotiation and contract administration skills (specific to the construction industry)

The Company:

Established for over thirty years, our client is a leading west coast commercial builder delivering award-winning projects that have earned a ‘Top Contractor’ ranking by Engineering News-Record and a ‘Best Place to Work’ by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal.  With multiple offices across California, the company offers integrated delivery services for a full range of project types including new construction, structural renovation, historic restoration, seismic upgrade, and tenant improvements. This is a dynamic organization with great customers and a culture where people are valued and empowered to deliver amazing results.