Current Job Opening: Estimator (Modesto, CA)
Central California based commercial construction company seeks to hire for the Estimator position. We are looking for an Estimator who can learn and execute our procedures and positively impact the company’s operations and contribute to our profitability along the way.
The Estimator position requires basic knowledge of construction concepts and their organization into a systematic method of thought. Experience with CSI or Master Format trade designations is minimum requirement. The position also requires knowledge of trade conventions so that cost categories can be created for each type of project that we bid. Knowledge and a competency with Excel is mandatory. Our most outstanding candidates will possess some degree of competency in on-screen take-offs, on-line bidding software, and social (corporate) media.
The most outstanding candidates will have excellent communication skills; they will be able to talk with our subcontractors and vendors regarding scope and price. Likewise, the candidates will be able to work independently on portions of an estimate and return with information to our Estimating Group with thoughtful, responsible information. Accordingly, our preferred candidates work well in a group environment. They are accurate, detail oriented, and complete their work according to schedule. They retain and share the information that they develop for the betterment of the Group. Tenacity, dedication, commitment and hard work are other traits that will benefit you.
Our market niche includes public work projects and private clientele. (Knowledge of the public procurement process will benefit you, however lack of experience will not disqualify you.) The ideal candidate should be able to provide cost and conceptual estimating on a variety of commercial projects (i.e. retail, auto dealerships, health facilities, office, and medical).