29 days old

Estimator Residential and Construction Management Support

Granville Custom Homes
Columbus, Nebraska 68601
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Job Description

Residential Estimator and Construction Management Support

Provide accurate, thorough take-offs, and budgets. Purchase materials and hire trade contractors. Keep costs down while meeting quality standards.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Examples of key duties and responsibilities are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

  • Estimate and cost all plans. Compile accurate quality take-offs. Establish and monitor budgets for all construction phases. Compute gross margin estimates. Help identify cost-saving techniques, materials, and procedures.
  • Research and eliminate all material, trade contractor, and back office-related variances. Monitor and communicate any hard-cost changes due to cost increases and quantity changes.
  • Interface with architect and engineering consultants on production development.
  • Establish and maintain a product database for the NAHB Chart of Accounts.
  • Issue thorough, accurate purchase orders and work orders within allotted time frames.
  • Perform cost comparison and analysis as requested. Update cost information in price file.
  • Monitor plan changes. Estimate prices of all changes and provide written descriptions of change orders.
  • Recruit and maintain relationships with quality, reliable trade contractors, vendors, and suppliers. Supervise preparation of bid packages. Troubleshoot problems with trade contractors and suppliers.
  • Review and approve invoices and create cost variance report.
  • Other duties as assigned.

NECESSARY SKILLS :

  • Analytical Skills: Must be able to plan large-scale, multi-step projects.
  • Management Skills: Must lead teams and keep them motivated and focused on the job.
  • Communication: Good writing and speaking skills are needed by construction managers when communicating with employees, writing proposals, subcontractors, procuring materials and dealing with clients.
  • Computer Skills: Must have computer experience and some knowledge of Word and Excel. Use of BuilderTrend project management platform, Revit, and/or Bluebeam pdf editing software desirable.
  • Technical Skills: Must know construction methodologies, read blueprints and understand other technical aspects of construction.
  • Time-Management: Deadlines are crucial in construction. Making sure that everything is on time and moving smoothly is a critical part of the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
A background in construction estimating and use of estimating software is essential along with a degree in a construction related field, such as construction science, architecture, construction engineering, management, or similar.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.

Job Type: Full-time

Requirements

NECESSARY SKILLS :

  • Analytical Skills: Must be able to plan large-scale, multi-step projects.
  • Management Skills: Must lead teams and keep them motivated and focused on the job.
  • Communication: Good writing and speaking skills are needed by construction managers when communicating with employees, writing proposals, subcontractors, procuring materials and dealing with clients.
  • Computer Skills: Must have computer experience and some knowledge of Word and Excel. Use of BuilderTrend project management platform, Revit, and/or Bluebeam pdf editing software desirable.
  • Technical Skills: Must know construction methodologies, read blueprints and understand other technical aspects of construction.
  • Time-Management: Deadlines are crucial in construction. Making sure that everything is on time and moving smoothly is a critical part of the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
A background in construction estimating and use of estimating software is essential along with a degree in a construction related field, such as construction science, architecture, construction engineering, management, or similar.

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Posted: 2020-07-07 Expires: 2020-08-06

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