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Construction Cost Estimator

A-Rising Builders, Inc. Orange County, CA

  • Salary $80,000 to $120,000 Annually (plus commission)
  • Benefits Offered Medical
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Specific Duties:
● Reviewing, Understanding and Originating Scopes of Work for Projects Bid
● Selecting and Managing Subcontracted Resources (Case-by-Case Basis as Work Maybe Self-Performed)
● Reviewing Construction Documents to Identify Areas of Risk and Areas of Opportunity
● Facilitating a Timely and Accurate Quantity Survey (Takeoff)
● Computing Costs for Manufactured and Purchased Materials, Equipment, Labor, General Conditions and Subcontracted
● Ownership of Request for Information Process (RFI) and Direct Interaction with Clients
● Providing Work Instructions for Operations Personnel, Namely Project Managers for the Execution of Construction Projects
● Serving as Technical Expert to Provide Owner Options as Value Engineering to Reduce Costs and Improve Quality
● Responsible for Ensuring Minimal or Positive Variance of Costs Estimated to Actual Incurred Costs by Operations
● Provide Risk Analyses Regarding Quality, Safety, Resources and Scheduling as Part of Design Control of Construction
● Directly Interacting with Architects, Engineers and Construction Managers to Design and Cost Estimate Construction
● Provide Cash Flow Analyses and Defining Schedule of Values as Transfer to Operations, Standard Operating Procedure

Necessary Skill Set Required:
● 10-15 Years Operations Management Experience Preferred
● B.S. or B.A. in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or Equivalent Field (Required)
● Expert Knowledge of Construction Industry Standards and Local/State/Federal Building Codes
● Expert Ability to Read, Understand and Originate Construction Documents Such as Drawings, Plans, Blueprints,
Architectural and Engineering Specifications
● Expert Understanding of Multifamily Exterior Building Envelope
● Knowledge of LEAN construction practices
● Excellent Written and Verbal Communication
● Results Oriented, Placing Team Performance Above Individual Recognition

● $80,000 to $120,000 depending on experience.
● Bonus and incentives program for qualified hired candidate.

A-Rising Builders, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Best in Class, Great Core Values, Rapidly Growing, Focused on Continuous Improvment, Great Opportunity for growth.

A-Rising Builders, Inc. is a General Contractor, based in Orange County, CA. We are a Servant Leadership organization that believes in Building the people and Industry we work in. The business segments primarily served are Hospitality, Large Apartment Groups, Homeowners Associations, and ​Senior Living Facilities. The role of the Cost Estimator is to provide detailed scopes of work and accurate time and material budgets for the execution of construction projects by the Operations department. The Cost Estimator bids approximately $50M in projects annually with an acquisition rate of at least 40% for a total of $20M in approved work. The Cost Estimator must be extremely proficient in determining exact costs of material and labor by man hour in order that our Operations staff of over 100 personnel might meet the defined budgets for each scope of work provided by the Cost Estimator. We are looking for Best In Class candidates to join our the ARB family.


151 Kalmus Drive #H-6
Orange County, CA


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