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Chief Estimator

Company: Jobot
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Bryna RabinAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $100,000 - $125,000 per yearA bit about us:We are a General Contractor (licensed in Wyoming, Colorado and Nebraska) focusing on civil, highway, and commercial construction. We are in need of a Commercial Superintendent with experience in concrete paving, demolition, structural concrete and steel erection, H-piling and shoring.Why join us?We provide diverse facility services that deliver outstanding value to each customer we serve. We practice our core values in our work, giving our customers an experience of trust and customer advocacy that is unique in the business. We seek to positively transform the built environment, serving customers in a wide spectrum of multiple industries and facility types. We Value our Employees:-- - -Health Insurance-- - -Dental Insurance-- - -Vision Insurance-- - -Life Insurance-- - -401(k) plan with generous company match-- - -Flex Spending PlanJob DetailsJob SummaryAnalyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for products, projects, or services by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Prepares budget and estimates by studying plans, specification, identifying and projecting cost for each phase of work.Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness. Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions. Evaluates and consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues. Interfaces with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates.Organizes and manages a centralized cost estimating database and a formal process to support cost estimating to ensure historical data is utilized.Analyzes completed projects to compare estimated costs to actual costs and determine the reason for any discrepancies.Provides improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.Competencies:Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or ExperienceA High School Diploma or GED, associate's degree or equivalent.Language SkillsAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.Mathematical SkillsAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer SkillsTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Project Management Software Construction: Hard-dollar, one Screen Take Off, View point Estimating Software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.Other Qualifications2-3-year experience preferred in a construction environment or equivalent.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

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