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Lead Construction Estimator

Lunacon Engineering Group
North Fort Myers, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary:

Do you have a passion for the Construction Industry? Is working for a thriving company that offers our employees professional growth opportunities and unbelievable employee benefits important for you? Then being part of our team at Lunacon Construction Group is the place to be! 


Lunacon Construction's  #1 priority is to ensure client satisfaction, we provide a broad range of construction management and general contracting services through a "hands-on" approach that thrives on hard work, dedication, and the development of a great level of trustworthiness from our employees to our clients. 


Lunacon leadership has over 50 years of collective experience in the industry. We have successfully managed a wide range of projects with contract values of over $1.8 billion dollars. 


General Summary

We are seeking a competent Lead Construction Estimator for our rapidly-growing construction company. You will prepare work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements.


As Lead Construction Estimator, you will be playing a critical role in company critical projects. 


This position is responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for both Federal and Commercial clients projects range from $5 to $20 million to ensure Lunacon is a responsive bidder. Experience in local, State and Federal, Government entities, servicing institutions, Industrial, Educational, Aerospace, and Medical facility projects is a MUST! 


Your position includes, but is not limited to, the following job responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and understand bid drawings and specifications, ensuring all details have been reviewed in order to provide clients with accurate pricing (general conditions, time, cost, material, manpower, equipment, difficulty, special conditions).
  • Discuss any unusual conditions or difficulties with others (i.e. superintendent, PM) as needed
  • Prepare time, cost, materials, and labor conceptual / budget estimates and formal proposals (exclusions, inclusions, substitutions, etc.), including preparation of all documentation
  • Solicit pricing for materials, equipment, and subcontracted work
  • Complete quantity takeoffs, coordination of other trades, and identify scope gap or omission issues
  • Consult with clients, vendors, superintendents, and project leaders to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Work with engineers, architects, owners, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
  • Attends pre-bid site walks and client, engineer, and product representatives meetings in the PNW
  • Participate in (and may lead) weekly planning meetings with estimating staff
  • Document and submit RFI's to clients in a timely and professional manner
  • Maintain electronic documentation, correspondence records, and notes for the bid
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation with the support of accounting at regular intervals for the duration of the project
  • Assess the cost-effectiveness of products, projects, and services as the project develops
  • Assist Project Managers with buy-outs on project
  • Assist Project Manager with purchasing and any change orders on projects estimated as requested
  • Complete pre-qualification processes with clients, vendors, and general contractors
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors
  • Job closeout and reviews


Qualifications: Education

• Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business

   Administration, or equivalent related work experience.

• Relevant experience in the Highway and Safety Improvement industry is a plus


Work Experience

• 5+ years estimating experience

• Prior management experience required


Knowledge, skills, and abilities: 

• Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), P6 Scheduling software.

• Advanced knowledge of Estimating software(Harddollar, Onscreen take off, Bluebeam, Salesforce, Egordian a plus).

• Advanced knowledge of civil engineering principles.

• Advanced knowledge of construction principles and equipment capabilities.

• Advanced project estimator skills that include performing engineering calculations, being conversant in engineering nomenclature to effectively communicate with Application

Engineers, Product Managers, Project Managers, Engineering and vendors

• Thorough understanding of all 16 CSI divisions.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard.

The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Subject to outside working conditions. At times will be working around large construction equipment, which must be a safety conscience.


Lunacon Engineering Group

Address

North Fort Myers, FL
33903 USA

Industry

Construction

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