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Construction Estimator Project Manager

Gator Solutions
Gainesville, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Gator Solutions is a small business specializing in supply and installation of Division 10, commercial door and hardware installations and Residential remodels. We are ready to add the right team member with strong leadership skills to help grow our market share in the industry. We are currently seeking an Estimator/Preconstruction team member. Prepare detailed estimates and communicate with suppliers, team members, sub-contractors’, owners, customers and general contractors. Successful candidates will be organized, a self-starter and a strong communicator. The right team member will be compensated very competitively with opportunities for growth and investment. Please apply below with a copy of your resume and we will follow back up with you as soon as possible.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

∙ Participate in preparations for and delivery of team sales presentations, incorporate technology into presentations (Sketchup, BIM, etc.) as appropriate

∙ Prepare meeting agendas, minutes, and other administrative tasks as required. Proactively communicate information to team members.

∙ Produce detailed and accurate quantity take offs for estimates.

∙ Analyze vendor and sub-contractor bids.

∙ Shop drawing and submittal generation and submission.

∙ Material and equipment- procurement & expediting

∙ Produce realistic preliminary construction phase schedules

∙ Review and negotiate change proposal pricing

∙ Process and ensure compliance of sub- contracts, purchase orders and change orders in a timely and accurate manner.

∙ Manage document control process from ITB to closeout.

∙ Effectively supervise and mentor team members.

∙ Provide and maintain databases and provide historical data based on actual costs versus estimated costs

∙ Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Job Skills and Abilities

Thorough understanding of Commercial and Residential construction, which should include Permit process, contracting and general requirements, existing conditions and knowledge of codes.

∙ Strong experience in writing detailed scope proposals

∙ Excellent computer skills- Excel, Word, Project management software, Estimating software. ∙ Strong written and verbal communication skills.

∙ Excellent time management skills. A passion to get things done and possess uncompromising authenticity and integrity.

∙ Able to adapt to daily activities that can become complex and confusing.

∙ Ability to communicate and interpret instructions in a clear and precise style. ∙ Strong negotiation, math and analytical skills

∙ Ability to speak with poise, voice control and confidence.

∙ Strong work ethic and a positive attitude

∙ Professional dress is required

∙ Participate in company sponsored events and industry related organizations.

Physical Demands

Frequently operates a computer and other office productivity equipment; occasionally ascends/descends ladders and stairs; required to bend, stoop, kneel, reach and inspect job sites. Must possess the ability to occasionally lift, carry, push and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds or heavier weights with assistance and/or the use of proper equipment. Occasional Travel may be required.

Education and Experience

∙ A minimum 4-year bachelor’s degree in construction management, Architecture or engineering or equivalent technical training and experience.

∙ 3+ years in the construction industry in estimating/preconstruction

∙ Competency and familiarity with Bluebeam, Planswift, RedTeam BIM/Autodesk or other comparable software. Microsoft office.

WE Offer Great

  • ∙ Compensation
  • ∙ Health Insurance
  • ∙ Retirement
  • ∙ Generous Paid time off
  • ∙ Low stress work environment

Gator Solutions


Gainesville, FL



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