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Chief Estimator in Golden, CO at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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    Golden, CO
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Job Description

Seeking Senior/Chief Estimator for Top General Contractor in Denver!

Essential Functions:

  • Keeps supervisor informed of estimating workload
  • Lead new work procurement by producing and participating in estimates, working with subcontractors, and participating in proposals and presentations
  • Performs detailed drawing and specifications review
  • Performs detailed quantity takeoff and unit price estimating
  • Performs initial estimate of direct pricing items
  • Performs logistics studies for general conditions pricing
  • Builds the bid day closing sheet
  • Builds bid recap scope sheets accounting for all divisions of the work
  • Creates bid solicitations and instructions to bidders
  • Participates in updating contractor bidders list and soliciting new bidders
  • Logs all contract documents, addenda and supplemental information
  • Performs constructability review
  • Places advertisements for bids as assigned
  • Leads or assists in bid day activity
  • Performs final bid closing reconciliation
  • Presents or assists in presenting bid proposals
  • Supports estimating strategies on assigned projects
  • Analyze risk exposure for all assigned projects
  • Initiate and maintain positive working relationship with clients and consultants to facilitate successful project execution
  • Represent the company in project meetings
  • Collaborate with operations staff during design development, bidding and hand off
  • Ensure project safety standards and environmental programs are appropriately adressed in project estimates
  • Assist in all aspects of project planning and estimate reviews, as required
  • Review all assigned estimates for accuracy and completeness and overall presentation prior to internal review by the Chief Estimator
  • Meet established deadlines for work product

Required Skills:

  • Display consistent and exceptional leadership skills
  • Continuously cultivate and maintain positive relations with multiple sources (A/E's, sub-contractors, consultants, trade association, etc.) and help facilitate the company-wide proactive cultivation of relationship
  • Be an excellent communicator and an ambassador for the company
  • Thorough knowledge of building systems, current market pricing, and practical application of modern quantification and estimating technique from
  • Conceptual and Schematic Design through final GMP budgets.
  • Detail oriented and the ability to produce accurate and timely quantity surveys and estimates for large building projects.
  • Ability to hit established deadlines
  • Demonstrated passion for estimating


  • Bachelor's degree in Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. 15+ years of progressive experience in the construction industry, with the majority of time spent in estimating and project management on commercial and multi-family residential projects.