Bartlett Cocke General Contractors is currently seeking a Senior Estimator to join our team in Austin, TX! The Senior Estimator will be responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for various commercial construction projects across our company footprint. This position will be an integral part of our Preconstruction team as we continue to build better lives here in Texas.
- Estimating and Cost Analysis:
Develop full estimates based on limited information at all phases of the project design progression. (Program, Concept, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documents). Must be capable of anticipating and estimating elements not yet shown in design but required to complete the project.
Review and understand narratives, plans and specifications to ensure alignment between pricing and the scope of work.
Participate in the development and review of design alternatives, cost options, and value engineering.
Develop and manage the pricing bid strategy, break outs, and work packages.
Explain pricing and costs to clients and engineers.
Assist project team(s) in evaluating submitted proposals and assist with development of scopes of work to be outlined in subcontracts.
Coordinate with marketing personnel regarding technical aspects of proposals.
- Design Review:
Conduct review of drawings and specifications to ensure adequacy of information for respective level of documents.
Working knowledge of, and ability to research and interpret relevant building codes.
Participate in project meetings as needed, come prepared, and participate constructively.
Provide input on constructability, logistics, & sequencing as well as design considerations and pricing.
Provide input for schedule related to task durations.
Identify and communicate lead times and testing requirements for incorporation into schedule.
At least 5 (five) years of commercial construction estimating experience required.
Candidate must have earned High School Diploma.
Must have experience using digital Quantity Takeoff, and other necessary estimating software.
Candidate must have good written and verbal communication skills and a collaborative approach working with both clients, design team members and subcontractors.
Candidate must have strong fundamental mathematical and visualization skills.
Must be competent in use of Microsoft software, including collecting and analyzing data in Excel, and creating documents and preparing correspondence in Outlook & Word.
Must possess the ability to write reports, develop forms, speak effectively to small groups and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
Knowledge of local subcontractor and commercial construction market in Austin, TX preferred.
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science/Management, Engineering, Architecture, etc. preferred, but not required.
Previous commercial construction experience working in the Multifamily, Mixed-Use, Higher Education, K-12 and other Institutional markets preferred.
About Bartlett Cocke General Contractors
Founded in 1959, Bartlett Cocke offers the strength and stability of a large general contractor, while maintaining the relationship-first approach of a much smaller firm. Our people love what they do and it shows—in their entrepreneurial spirit, in their desire to create environments that strengthen our communities, in the enduring relationships they build and in the pride they take in their craft. Our team has been a pillar in the construction industry for over six decades, and our stellar reputation has been built on being the most knowledgeable experts in the K-12, Higher Education, Healthcare, Multifamily, Industrial, and Commercial markets.
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