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Junior Estimator

Company: Bristol Alliance of Companies
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Bristol Industries, LLC is seeking a Junior Estimator in our Wilmington, NC location. The Estimator supports Program, Operations and Project Managers by analyzing project requirements and preparing cost estimates and detailed construction schedules. Estimator will lead the efforts to price new work. Estimator will serve as a resource to the project team throughout the project with regard to scopes of work for vendors and subcontractors, and to clarify bid assumptions, methods, schedule, etc., as required.
Major Responsibilities

  • Review project bid documents and coordinate with operations and estimate team to ensure work plan and scope are thought through and complete.
  • Identify risk issues, their order of magnitude and proposed solutions to minimize risks.
  • Solicit subcontractor and supplier bids, relevant information and work plans.
  • Complete and review general conditions, schedule, scopes of work, hoisting plans, site logistics, means and methods, constructability, and other information to ensure competitiveness and limit risks.
  • Form effective relationships with client, design teams, sub-contractors, suppliers that reflect and support company values and meets or exceeds the customer's expectations.
  • Dissect project documents to identify labor and materials quantities, means, methods, equipment, restrictions, time, and any other requirements for each definable feature of work.
  • Resolve discrepancies with the assistance of other company resources, and/or ask questions of the client via the proposal lead.
  • Assemble and present the prepared estimate, including all backup information, rates, costs, units, quotes, etc.
  • Maintain cost database for all projects bid, and work with company resources to continually refine the database for site-specific, regional, and scope-specific data.
  • Ensure compliance with Bristol procedures and requirements.
  • Travel as required for site visits, pre-construction meetings, data gathering, and project support as required.

    Required Knowledge or Skills

    • Experience with Timberline estimating software or similar
    • On-Screen Take-off or similar
    • Ability to gather and analyze data, reason logically and creatively, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
    • Ability to prioritize and organize, work well under stress, meet deadlines.
    • Ability to be flexible and adapt to constant change.
    • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet deadlines.
    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to assist and communicate with staff and clients.
    • Ability to perform tasks in a safe and responsible manner.
    • Possess strong mathematical and computer skills. Proficiency with MS Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook)
    • Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.

      Preferred Knowledge or Skills
      ASPE (The American Society of Professional Estimators) Member, AACEI (Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering International) Member and/or DBIA certification


      Minimum Education/Experience
      Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related field. - Experience may be substituted on a year for year basis in lieu of education. - Minimum of one to five years of recent commercial and or other sectors of estimating experience, leading estimating teams on projects from $100k through $50MM.

Keywords: Bristol Alliance of Companies, Wilmington , Junior Estimator, Other , Wilmington, North Carolina

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