An Estimator, or Project Estimator, is responsible for deciding the projected time frame needed to complete a project and additional factors like labor needs, materials, budgets, and potential setbacks. Their duties include communicating with personnel and contractual professionals or vendors, using computer software to weigh production risks or compile reports and making presentations to project leaders outlining their suggestions for upcoming projects.
High school diploma or GED required, associate degree in construction management or related field preferred.
3-5 years of experience in construction estimation preferred.
Responsible for assigned proposal from start to finish to include:
Partnering with engineers and project managers to analyze requirement documents and project plans to gain a thorough understanding of the project
Preparing material, labor, and cost estimates for the project.
Executing turnover meetings with Project Managers.
Maintaining project records which are consistent with company standards including colored prints, proposal details, and takeoff records.
Presenting prepared estimates to management and other stakeholders
Compiling and recording actual costs
Using bid data to prepare detailed cost analysis utilizing MIKE Estimation Software
Managing bids from vendors and contractors
Will also be responsible for:
Participating in weekly sales meeting.
Maintaining up to date vendor pricing.
Developing and maintaining relationships with company vendors, customers, and contractors
APi Group provides competitive compensation and benefits that support the total well-being of you and your family, as well as providing formal learning and development opportunities to continue building great leaders.
Pay depends on your level of experience and education.