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Senior Estimator
Ref No.: 18-26445
Location: Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/17/2018

Job Title : Senior Estimator
Location : Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ
Duration : Full Time

JOB SUMMARY: The Estimator is accountable for the procurement, bidding, and submission of bid (hard bids) and proposals (CMAR and Design-Build) for Public (Federal, State, Tribal) construction projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
· Assist in finding and procuring new bid opportunities and recommending projects to pursue.
· Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
· Review bid packages prior to submission to owner for accuracy and completeness.
· Direct the preparation for qualification based proposals (i.e. CMAR and Design-Build packages).
· Prepare accurate estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work
· Analyze bids by subcontractors.
· Maintain database of historical unit cost as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from subcontractors and suppliers.
· Maintains and works to expand current contact information and relationships with subcontractors and vendors.
· Request quotations using an automated ITB subcontractor database; organizes, reviews and logs quotes received.
· Perform post-bid analysis (i.e. bid tabs).
· Attend pre-bid/site visit meetings.
· Participate in project hand-over meetings.
· Assist with cost control system set-up.
· Assist the project manager in buyout and in initial sequencing of construction activities, outlining components such as labor, materials and equipment.
· Participate in bid review meetings with owner or owners representatives, when required.
· Assist with the interviewing process for hiring any personnel required.
· Perform additional assignments as required and that may contribute to the growth and profitability of the company and you as an employee and person.