Job Details

Position ID: # EB-1716975825
Date Posted: 7/26/2022 12:42:49 PM
Location: Livonia, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $90,000 - $180,000

Job Description

Orion is helping one of the nation’s largest full service general contractors, offering our clients comprehensive construction solutions in the manufacturing, commercial, industrial, higher education, and energy markets recruit for a Estimator role in Livonia, MI

Position: Estimator

Position Description: Estimators will be responsible for developing competitive proposals and budgets for existing and new customers in automotive, energy and commercial markets.
Location: Livonia, MI
Salary: $90k-$180k depending on experience

• A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management is preferred
• 7+ years estimating experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project or other scheduling related systems and have experience working with On Screen Takeoff and/or MC2 type software is preferred
• Strong understanding of conceptual estimating, estimating techniques, and cost control
• Ability to prepare proposals with minimum supervision
• Must be comfortable working in teams
• Strong written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should be able to clearly articulate bid inclusions, exclusions, and proposals clarifications with owners and subcontractors
• Must be able to multitask and prioritize responsibilities
• Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
• Prepare detailed trade scopes of work and backup documentation for review
• Solicit project specific proposals from subcontractors and suppliers and evaluate them for completeness and competitiveness
• Develop options and recommend best value solution based on cost, engineering, quality or availability of materials
• Establish and maintain positive relationships and ethical practices with owners, consultants, engineers, subcontractors and suppliers
• Assist Operations with awarded contracts and projects as required. May included estimating/pricing change orders and facilitating resolution of any contractual issues
• Track and assist operations with awarded contracts and projects as required – may include estimating/pricing extra work items, change orders, credit, procuring materials, etc.
• Work with Proposal Coordinator to develop complete professional proposals including all required information (schedules, project narratives, organizational charts etc.)
• Develop complete conceptual proposals to support business development and client maintenance
• Negotiate and issue subcontracts

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