Estimator (Entry to Experienced Level)
The Old Dominion Group Leesburg, VA
- Expired: August 02, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
The Old Dominion Group is seeking an experienced or entry level Estimator to join our team in Leesburg, Virginia.CORE RESPONSIBILITIESEstimator: 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 partnersAssistant 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 proposalsTake Off Engineer: Conduct pre-bid document review by reading and interpreting project specifications and documents Use take-off software to generate quality project take-offs Double check estimates Create and maintain estimating and project logs with key deliverables and due dates Request and verify quotes from suppliers and others to identify accurate costs in accordance with the scope of work Track and update customer and supplier information, and manage local database Assist and support estimators in the bid process Deliver bids and other time sensitive documents, as needed, to the project owner and others Review purchase orders and change orders, and costs changes Communicate effectively with general contractors, owners, suppliers, and other customers and team members Collect, analyze, and communicate information, data, and trends as needed by the estimating team for reporting purposes Filing, organizing, scanning, and other administrative tasksQUALIFICATIONSEstimator: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 analytica
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