Estimator

Wise Construction is currently looking for an Estimator to work with the Director of Planning & Preconstruction and the project team to prepare cost estimates by analyzing proposals, blueprints, specifications, related documents and requirements.

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Responsibilities:

  • Reading plans and interpreting specifications for all trades of work
  • Developing and distributing invitation to bid and instructions to bidders
  • Estimating at all levels of design (Conceptual, Schematic, Design Development and Construction Drawings)
  • Developing a subcontractor bid list
  • Performing detailed quantity surveys for all CSI divisions
  • Qualifying and scoping subcontractors for all trades of work
  • Organizing, coordinating and conducting site visits with subcontractors, architects, engineers and owners
  • Developing value engineering options for all trades for each project
  • Assisting in subcontractor purchasing and negotiations
  • Willingness and drive to pursue continuing educations

Qualifications:

  • A self-starter and have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple estimates at the same time while meeting those deadlines
  • Good communication skills required; good interpersonal and organizational skills mandatory
  • Strong leadership skills and a commitment to excellence

Benefits
Wise Construction Corporation’s wages, benefits and terms are designed to attract and retain top quality talent. Our union employees enjoy wages equal to or above the wages set by the union. All our employees’ wages exceed the Davis-Bacon wage determinations issued by the US Department of Labor.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Wise Construction Corporation’s continuing policy is to afford equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical and mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, and to conform with applicable laws and regulations. This policy of equal opportunity encompasses all aspects of the employment relationships including applications and initial employment, promotion, selection for training opportunities, wages, recruiting, hiring, reassignments, layoffs and rehires, terminations, and employees benefits.

Working Conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level.