An established commercial construction company, located just north of Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking an experienced Construction Estimator.
Assist in obtaining and pursuing potential project leads and opportunities via End Users, CM’s, and Architects.
Review and analyze project plans, requirements, schedules and specifications to breakout bids as necessary.
Organize and manage a cost estimating database and a formal process to support cost estimating to ensure historical data is utilized and applied to future quotations.
Maintain and develop relationships with existing subcontractor base as well as purse new subcontractor partnerships.
Attend pre-bid meetings, client meetings, and sub-contractor meetings as necessary.
Perform accurate quantity takeoffs including self-performing carpentry packages.
Review and understand all pertaining bid documents and assess project risks.
Understand project logistics and project schedules.
Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.
Review quotes and estimates with the management team.
Comprehends contract requirements for diversity compliance.
Understand permitting and local code requirements pertinent to self-performed work.
Organize and conduct turn-over meetings for awarded projects to project management teams.
Limited travel for projects throughout the tri-state and surrounding area.
AS or BS Degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of commercial, retail and/or educational construction estimating experience
Experience estimating ground-up and renovation projects ranging from $5,000 to $10,000,000
Proficient with the use applicable estimating software platforms and Microsoft Office applications
Experience and knowledge of construction costs and construction principles including renovations, new build, drywall, framing, acoustical ceiling grids, and open phased remodels
Well-organized, detail-oriented, and can multi-task
Prioritize workload and consistently meet deadlines while changing tasks and shuffling demands
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Including ability to engage clients, create/maintain relationships, and networking skillset
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
About JH Technical Services, Inc.
JH Technical Services, Inc. / JH Staffing Services was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. JH has become one of the area’s fastest growing and most respected staffing firms, and is focused on assisting both clients and candidates throughout the tri-state area. We offer contract, contract to hire, and permanent placement options. The industries that we specialize in include the following: Engineering, Architecture, Information Technology, Construction, Energy, Manufacturing, and Professional/Office. The Right Recruiter. The Right Measurements. The Right Candidates.