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Construction Estimator
The Old Dominion Group Leesburg, VA

Construction Estimator

The Old Dominion Group
Leesburg, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $55,000 to $90,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Summary: The Old Dominion Group is seeking a Construction Estimator (Insulation) to join our team in Leesburg, VA. This person will estimate all costs associated with a construction project to ensure its completed on time and within budget; and control construction costs by collecting and analyzing time, cost, materials, equipment, and labor required to complete a project.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Estimator:

  • Manage bid pricing from all vendors
  • Review documentation (e.g., plans, specifications), communicate with the vendor and contractor, and visits job sites and other venues as needed to ensure understanding of the scope of work and project requirements
  • Research the cost of items (e.g., materials, equipment, labor) on an ongoing basis to ensure accurate estimates
  • Complete take-offs using onscreen take-off software to gather information needed for bids
  • Generate accurate, detailed, and timely estimates and purchase orders for all products
  • Prepare and submit bid packages within the specified timeframe
  • Conduct ongoing cost analysis to verify profitability and adjust estimating procedures when necessary
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and trade partners
  • Manage all potential change orders
  • Communicates with trade partners and team members throughout all stages of the project to ensure the project stays within budget
  • Continually seek and identify opportunities to grow and position the business for success
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of project logs and directories of suppliers, contractors and other trade partners

Assistant Estimator:

  • Attend site visits, pre-bid walkthroughs and other pre-project meetings
  • Compile all documents needed to generate a bid
  • Help collect additional information from customers and/or vendors as needed to assist estimators with identifying factors affecting costs, such as production time, materials, and labor; and incorporate quantities and pricing into the project budget
  • Organize, review, and prepare job files, identifying clear scopes of work and any potential risk factors
  • Assist with generating construction budget by studying plans, completing quality takeoffs, and evaluating updated plans for changes
  • Double-check estimates
  • Assist with presenting and explaining project budgets to customers, operations team, and others
  • Monitor customer and project deadlines and communicate any changes or issues to the team
  • Assist with identifying and tracking leads, proposals, and bids
  • Oversee work progress, review and update logs, and communicate potential issues and challenges to estimator and other team members
  • Identify and resolve deviations from the proposal, including scope and specifications, throughout the entire course of the project
  • Write up technical reports, purchase orders, project updates, and proposals

QUALIFICATIONS

Estimator:

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least one year of experience in construction estimating
  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science, Engineering or related field
  • Ability to read, understand, and navigate architectural plans and specifications
  • Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines, and manage time and priorities effectively
  • Considerable knowledge of construction processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Excellent math and analytical skills
  • Detail-orientated and decisive
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Impeccable problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, vendors, clients, and other trade partners

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience using onscreen take-off software

Assistant Estimator:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science, Engineering or related field; or some college (2+ years) and 4+ years’ experience in the construction industry
  • Working knowledge of commercial construction processes and costs
  • Ability to read, understand, and navigate construction blueprints, plans, and project specifications
  • Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines, and manage time and priorities effectively
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, vendors, clients, and other trade partners
  • Excellent math and analytical skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solver
  • Self-directed, highly organized, and detail-orientated
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and other computer applications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior construction estimating experience
  • Prior experience using onscreen take-off software

Note: Offers will be made based on candidates' qualifications relevant to the position.

Company Description
The Old Dominion Group comprises a family of best-in-class Specialty Services Contractors including Insulation, Heat Tracing, Firestopping, Abatement & Demolition, Scaffolding, Healthcare Services, Core Drilling/Saw Cutting, Division 10 - Specialties, Safety Supply, and Duct Cleaning.

We serve both the public and private sectors, performing work in Healthcare, Education, Research & Technology, Data Centers, Manufacturing/Food & Beverage, Commercial Buildings, Transit Systems, Pharmaceutical, and more.

Headquartered in Richmond, VA, but performing work nationwide, The Old Dominion Group has branch offices in 11 locations with a workforce 1,000 strong - and we're growing every day!

At The Old Dominion Group, we are committed to a shared set of goals that set us apart and drive our success:
- To Grow Our Business
- To Create Opportunities for Our Employees
- To Provide for our Families and Our Communities.
- To Always Follow Through and Deliver Solutions, “Do What You Say You Will Do” (DWYSYWD)

For a full list of our capabilities and services, and to learn more about our company, visit OldDominion.Group.

ODG Affiliate Companies:

Old Dominion Insulation
Kirby-Cundiff Insulation
Old Dominion Coatings
Old Dominion Specialties
Old Dominion Heat Trace
Old Dominion Healthcare Services
Old Dominion Firestopping
Firestop of Virginia, Inc
Old Dominion Abatement & Demolition
Integrated Scaffolding Concepts
DrillCore
Torque Supply
Hyper Clean Duct Cleaning
Why Work Here?
Competitive Pay & Benefits, Focus on Career Growth, Engaged Leadership

The Old Dominion Group comprises a family of best-in-class Specialty Services Contractors including Insulation, Heat Tracing, Firestopping, Abatement & Demolition, Scaffolding, Healthcare Services, Core Drilling/Saw Cutting, Division 10 - Specialties, Safety Supply, and Duct Cleaning. We serve both the public and private sectors, performing work in Healthcare, Education, Research & Technology, Data Centers, Manufacturing/Food & Beverage, Commercial Buildings, Transit Systems, Pharmaceutical, and more. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, but performing work nationwide, The Old Dominion Group has branch offices in 11 locations with a workforce 1,000 strong - and we're growing every day! At The Old Dominion Group, we are committed to a shared set of goals that set us apart and drive our success: - To Grow Our Business - To Create Opportunities for Our Employees - To Provide for our Families and Our Communities. - To Always Follow Through and Deliver Solutions, “Do What You Say You Will Do” (DWYSYWD) For a full list of our capabilities and services, and to learn more about our company, visit OldDominion.Group. ODG Affiliate Companies: Old Dominion Insulation Kirby-Cundiff Insulation Old Dominion Coatings Old Dominion Specialties Old Dominion Heat Trace Old Dominion Healthcare Services Old Dominion Firestopping Firestop of Virginia, Inc Old Dominion Abatement & Demolition Integrated Scaffolding Concepts DrillCore Torque Supply Hyper Clean Duct Cleaning

Address

The Old Dominion Group

960 Sycolin Rd.

Leesburg, VA
USA

Industry

Construction

Website

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