Estimator in Santa Barbara, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Duration:
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  • Pay Rate
    $85000.0 - $105000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Estimator with a solid high-end construction. The team is a tight knit team of high quality people and a culture and reputation they are proud of. We are patiently searching for an Estimator to fill some very big shoes. You will enjoy working with our entertaining, hard working group and in our attractive location downtown.

A Successful Estimator:

Provides accurate and detailed budgets in a timely fashion, supported by comprehensive subcontract agreements and historical cost data.

Secures the best prices from the best qualified subcontractors, to develop competitiveness compatible with the company’s strategy.

Participates as a key member of the sales team, interacting with clients and architects to secure future work. Supports the Project Management staff as they manage the budget throughout the construction process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Continually refines the Estimating systems and procedures to improve budgets and control costs.

Creates conceptual budgets and participates in the sales process with potential clients

Builds detailed working construction budgets based on approved plans and specifications.

Prepares detailed specifications outlining budget contents.

Coordinates and circulates plans.

Reads and interprets plans and specifications.

Performs accurate take-offs.

Performs value engineering.

Organizes bid information.

Participates in budget presentations with potential clients.

Audits and analyzes cost data from completed projects.

Recruits and maintains a base of superior trade contractors and suppliers with mutually beneficial relationships.

Contributes to Project Progress and Project Autopsy meetings with Project Managers.

Maintains cost data base and estimate library.

Compensation Package Will Include:

Competitive Salary

Profit Sharing

Vehicle Stipend

Health Insurance

Cell Phone

Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick