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Job Description

Beniton Construction is seeking an experienced Estimator to join our team of professionals.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience with commercial estimating, strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and self-driven.  We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.  This is a great opportunity to build a career at one of the leading construction firms in the Treasure Valley.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop conceptual estimates with minimal subcontractor assistance using limited preliminary drawings and information.

  • Attend meetings with the Design Team, Owner, and Head Estimator throughout the design process.

  • Provide cost analysis and comparisons of material selections and construction assemblies/types.

  • Prepare detailed cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications and performing quantity take-offs.

  • Present and discuss estimates with Owner, Design Team, and Head Estimator at set design milestones.

  • Develop bid package scope of work for trades utilizing the Head Estimator, Project Manager and Superintendent input.

  • Develop subcontractor interest in projects through both phone calls and bid invitation software.

  • Submit and manage project drawings, specifications, and addenda utilizing online plan rooms and software programs.

  • Conduct/attend pre-bid meetings onsite with Owner, Design Team, and trade contractors.

  • Provide answers/clarifications to trade contractor questions during the bidding process.

  • Receive and analyze trade contractor bids.

  • Input trade contractor bids into the appropriate master estimate or bid summary spreadsheet.

  • Prepare and deliver bid submission documents or bid summary to Owner.

  • When required, provide post-bid value engineering.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4-year degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or 5 +/- years’ experience.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, On-Screen Takeoff, and other estimating software.

  • Knowledge of different contract methods (Construction Management, Design-Build, General Contracting, etc.)

  • Dedicated, well organized, able to plan, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks.

  • Team player that works well with others and accepts direction/suggestions.

  • Ability to focus on quality, accuracy, and attention to detail.  Assumes total responsibility for your work.

  • Ability to interact, develop, and maintain a positive professional relationship with others.


Send your resume to : attention Alan Uhlorn

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