Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
Job Offer #14585
 

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Job Title.
   Senior Construction Estimator
 
Short Description of the Job.
   Oversee estimation of new residential construction
 
Complete Description of the Job.
   Custom Home Builder looking for a Senior Construction Estimator to oversee estimation of new residential construction in Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties. The right candidate will have a proven record of accurate estimating for residential new construction projects, excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills, advanced knowledge of estimating techniques, cost control and material pricing. The candidate will need to be able to read plans, perform takeoffs, attend site visits and pre-bid meetings, and use a computerized estimating program. Responsibilities - Prepare estimates using limited preliminary design information - Interpret construction drawings to prepare material and labor estimates. - Assemble bid proposals, including detailed estimates by calculating complete takeoffs of scope of work - Solicit pricing from qualified vendors and subcontractors - Prepare estimates used by project managers for planning, organizing, and scheduling work - Consult with clients, vendors, Project Managers to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues. - Secure material and subcontractor costs in a quick and efficient manner. - Evaluate jobsite conditions prior to bid to understand site accessibility, surface and underground conditions and any condition that would affect construction methods and costs. - Estimate accurately each job and review the estimate with management in sufficient time to permit careful analysis, checking of calculations, and corrections as necessary. - Support Project Managers as may be required for preparation of change order pricing - Other miscellaneous duties assigned Required skills - Must be able to read, understand and interpret construction documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules for construction - Ability to select appropriate construction methods and comply with building and safety codes - Organized with the ability to multitask multiple bids at once - Excellent attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills - Must be computer proficient - Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word - General understanding of AutoCAD Qualifications - Minimum of 6 years experience with residential construction estimating - Undergraduate studies & degree in construction science / engineering, or related field preferred - Working knowledge of construction costs and principles - Knowledge of construction materials and suppliers - Experience with takeoffs, change orders, submittals, and drafting - Dependable, punctual, and focused - Valid driver's license and a clean driving record - Committed to professionalism, company goals and expectations. Benefits include - Medical - SIMPLE IRA with 3% employer contribution - Vacation - Paid holidays - Mileage Reimbursement
 
Job Category.
   Construction and Trades
 
Job Level.
   Mid Career
 
Position Type.
   Full Time
 
For More Information Contact.
   Jesse Boucher
518-587-4847
jesse@kodiakofsaratoga.com
 
Employer Info.
   Kodiak Construction, Inc
PO Box 657
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
 
To Fax Application To Employer.
   Fax Number:1-212-731-0315
Attention:Jesse Boucher
 
To E-Mail Application To Employer.
   E-Mail:jesse@kodiakofsarsatoga.com
 

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