Estimator – York, PA

Division: Building Construction
Location: York, PA

SUMMARY OF POSITION

We are seeking a driven and experienced Estimator for our growing team. Based in Kinsley’s York, PA office the Estimator prepares estimates for part of or all of a project and must work as part of a team. A successful candidate should possess an Engineering or Construction Management degree or background with applicable field experience, strong computer skills, good communication skills and a willingness to learn.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare scopes of work for subcontractors on upcoming bids
  • Develop preliminary project schedules
  • Review plans and specifications for completeness and prepare RFI’s for additional information required
  • Set up bid opportunities, send out invitations, and track coverage through Smart Bid software
  • Prepare detailed estimates and update the current project estimate for changes or additions to the scope of the project
  • Prepare takeoffs for all work including, but not limited to, concrete, steel, carpentry, doors, specialties and equipment installations
  • Obtain competitive pricing from material suppliers and subcontractors as required
  • Work with the Project Manager to purchase and order materials required for the project as may be required to facilitate project start-up
  • Monitor cost on projects for variances to the estimate and for use in preparation of bids on future projects
  • Secure required bid bonds and coordinate insurance requirement
  • Review contract requirements with in-house legal and subcontractors
  • Coordinate the final scope of work, contract, manpower and schedule requirements with subcontractors prior to award of the subcontract
  • Stay abreast of current technology and construction methods in an effort to continually improve production and quality
Requirements
  • Advanced comprehension of drawings and specifications
  • 5 years of previous estimating experience preferred
  • Prior field construction experience preferred
  • 2-4 year post secondary degree preferred

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WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. FEMALES, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.