James E. Roberts–Obayashi is a highly respected Bay Area General specializing in the Construction of Multi-Family and Senior Living Construction projects for the past 80 years. We are seeking a Senior Project Estimator who has a proven track record of estimating wood frame multi-story wood frame Multi-Family and Senior Living construction projects in the $15 to $75 Million dollar range.
SPE is responsible for: Gathering, calculating and compiling take off data for use in bid proposal estimates. Preparing routine estimates under the supervision of the Chief Estimator or Pre-Construction Manager. Maintaining current and accurate information on prices from suppliers and subcontractors. Utilizing standard estimate computer software to present information to management. Demonstrating role model behaviors on ethics and integrity. Analyze general condition costs to determine company overhead. Visualize, analyze, and communicate project scope of work, Prepare preliminary cost estimates/budgets/schedules, Manage value engineering process, Maintain/create subcontractor/vendor bid list, Prepare quantity surveys/take-offs, Solicit bid invitations, Distribute and manage bid plans and documents, Communicate with subs - prepare RFP/RFI, Qualify and analyze bids, Analyze general conditions, Prepare project estimate/bid/schedule, Manage WBE, DBE, SBE, and/or MBE participation and recordkeeping. Review and coordinate project-specific insurance requirements, Manage subcontractor/vendor insurance requirements. Develop and maintain vendor list, Develop final scope of work for bidders/vendors, Prepare subcontracts and vendor contracts/POs. Prepare project budget and schedule of values, Evaluate and manage project budget during construction, Obtain and distribute construction drawings and specifications, Develop contract change orders, Review and approve subcontract change orders
Minimum of 3 year of construction industry estimating experience. Proficient with computer software programs including MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook). Experience with On-Center; On Screen Takeoff is a real plus.
Project Scheduling abilities, (Primavera (P6) skills / experience is also desired) Strong work ethic. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Customer service experience.
University degree or college diploma in Construction Management, Engineering, or Business Administration, or Finance is desirable.
If interested, please email a cover letter and resume in pdf format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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No phone calls please.