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Lead Estimator - Commercial and Multifamily

Company: Michael Page
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

The Lead Estimator will play a vital role in the planning and execution of construction projects. This position requires exceptional analytical abilities, a strong understanding of construction practices and costs, and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will possess a combination of technical expertise, project management experience, and the ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders.Client DetailsOur client is a leading South Florida General Contractor with a strong track record in Government and Multifamily Construction projects. Description

  • Cost Estimation: Conduct comprehensive cost estimations for construction projects, including material, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs.
  • Project Analysis: Evaluate project plans, specifications, and related documents to identify potential risks, discrepancies, and opportunities for value engineering.
  • Budget Development: Collaborate with project managers and clients to develop accurate and detailed budgets for proposed construction projects.
  • Experience with Conceptual Estimates
  • Bid Preparation: Prepare and submit well-organized and competitive bids in response to project invitations, ensuring compliance with all requirements.
  • Vendor and Subcontractor Management: Source, evaluate, and negotiate with vendors and subcontractors to ensure competitive pricing and high-quality workmanship.
  • Value Engineering: Collaborate with design teams and subcontractors to identify cost-saving alternatives without compromising project quality and functionality.
  • Project Coordination: Work closely with project managers, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to provide cost-related insights and recommendations throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of cost estimates, bid documents, and other project-related information. Prepare reports and presentations as needed.
  • Market Research: Stay updated on industry trends, construction material costs, labor rates, and market conditions to support accurate estimating and cost forecasting.Profile
    • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
    • Proven experience as a Preconstruction Estimator or similar role in South Florida (REQUIRED)
    • Proficiency in construction estimating software and tools.
    • Strong knowledge of construction practices, codes, regulations, and industry standards.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail.
    • Effective communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely.
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and build strong relationships with clients, vendors, and subcontractors.
    • Strong organizational and time management abilities, with the capability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
    • Familiarity with construction contracts, bid processes, and legal requirements.
    • A proactive and results-oriented mindset, with a commitment to delivering high-quality work.Job Offer
      • Strong Base Salary
      • Bonus Structure
      • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
      • PTOMPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

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