Construction Estimator
Birdgroup Construction
Rancho Cucamonga, CA US
Posted ago
Birdgroup Construction

At Birdgroup Construction, we encourage a company culture that promotes teamwork, professionalism, and work-life balance. We serve the Public Works and Commercial Industries, including Retail, Restaurant, and Industrial.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Company matching 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Vacation (Progressive vacation plan)
  • Paid Sick Leave

While we value hard work, we also recognize the importance of having fun! As a result, our employees enjoy a collaborative environment where they can freely bounce ideas off one another and participate in exciting team-building activities and outings, like weekly team lunches, trips to the ballpark, holiday celebrations, and much more.

As a Lead Construction Estimator with Birdgroup Construction, you will use your high-level expertise to help secure work with current and new clients, meeting or exceeding our strategic and financial objectives. You will be given the autonomy to lead and deliver contract proposal estimates, post-award purchase orders, and subcontracts on a broad range of construction projects, with a high level of detail and analysis. The Lead Estimator will report directly to the owner with a dotted line to each account executive.

If you are ready for more than a job and seek a career with a respected organization in a top industry, then we want to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

$90,000 - $110,000 yearly, varies by experience (competitive)

Responsibilities

  • Prepare detailed estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, schematic, CD, etc.) This includes determining labor, material, and equipment costs for multiple disciplines. Calculate complete takeoff of scope of work and solicit pricing from qualified vendors and subcontractors.
  • Actively perform pre-construction services with Clients, Owners, and Engineers. Attend pre-bid meetings to determine the scope of work and required contents for the estimate. Lead and manage multiple bid teams/proposals at a time. You will also review proposal specifications and drawings utilizing the Company Bid Information System (BIS), as well as all other pertinent information to be submitted with the proposal.
  • Research, negotiate and prepare purchase orders and subcontracts for awarded projects, including obtaining the necessary insurance requirements. Prepare internal job setup documentation.
  • Participate in pre-job meetings with project management personnel.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of relevant construction estimating experience in various general commercial building markets. Our typical project portfolio includes retail mall development, entertainment/ recreational, hospitality/lodging, office, and light industrial industries.
  • A Bachelor Degree is highly preferred, but not required. A degree in construction management, engineering, or a related field is ideal, but we are willing to consider the experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Must be confident in leading estimates of varying sizes and delivery methods (competitive bid, conceptual, design-build, and negotiated). Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles. General familiarity with unit pricing for the scope of work.
  • Lead Estimator must have strong attention to detail, organization skills and the ability to manage multiple, competing priorities, and the passion to deliver high-quality work, often within tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact and maintain rapport with subcontractors and vendors, work well in teams and communicate effectively with operations and business development staff. Must be able to confidently present proposals and lead pricing discussions.

Compensation
$90,000 - $110,000 yearly
About Birdgroup Construction

At Birdgroup Construction, we encourage a company culture that promotes teamwork, professionalism, and work-life balance. We serve the Public Works and Commercial Industries, including Retail, Restaurant, and Industrial. If you are a results-driven professional with a passion for success, consider building a career with us. Positions are open for superintendents and project managers. Birdgroup Construction believes in helping you reach your full potential. So join our team to grow and advance your career in the Commercial Construction Industry.

 

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