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Construction Estimator

PIC Group, Inc.

Location: Atlanta, GA US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: March 2, 2023
Reference Code: 8297
At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence.We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals.

Title: ? Construction Estimator
Position Type: Direct Hire
Location: Atlanta GA
Reports to: Estimating Manager
Status: Exempt

Job Summary:
The Construction Estimator is responsible for full range estimating functions this design-build company for industrial construction projects throughout the United States. Reporting directly to the Estimating Manager, the Construction Estimator will be responsible for civil, structural, and architectural estimating for industrial projects. Working closely with architects, engineers, owners, and subcontractors. The Construction Estimator work is predominantly in the Atlanta office, but there is an option after acclimating to the company for some remote work with 5% travel to sites.Competitive salary DOE and good benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the project from the first estimate all the way through subcontracts being formalized.
  • Contact subcontractors and suppliers requesting quotes to successfully bid or budget a project.
  • Utilize estimating system to comprise an accurate budget or bid.
  • Perform conceptual estimates based on limited drawings and specifications.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex issues as they arise related to cost, lead-times, trade partners, and/or specified products or materials.
  • Make reliable predictions as it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating across all scopes or work.
  • Ensures that subs are aware of (and commit to) the project schedule
  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications accurately.
  • Identify, adapt to, and resolve complex issues and create innovative approaches and solutions on a project-by-project basis.
  • Clarify the scope of work with Architects, Engineers, and Subcontractors.
  • Coordinate estimates with other building disciplines, i.e., electrical, mechanical and plumbing.
  • Confer with field operations on project requirements, productions, job restrictions, staffing, competitive advantages, subcontractor experience, etc., when possible.
  • Able to assemble a complete presentation-worthy estimate package that clearly communicates project cost.
  • Work with other Departments ensuring bid package is submitted in accordance with company bidding procedures
Job Requirements:
  • 5% travel to client sites as needed.
  • Proven track record of design bid, Design/Bid/build estimating success
  • Strong knowledge of construction paving, underground, concrete and grading practices.
  • Strong work ethic and a "can-do" attitude.
  • Must be proficient at reading and interpreting drawings and specifications accurately.
  • Strong communication skills with Architects, Engineers, and Subcontractors.
  • Must be able to coordinate estimate with other building disciplines.
  • Effective participation in a team environment, with both internal and external teammates.
  • Conceptual estimating experience is needed
Physical Requirements:
  • Will be sitting for prolonged periods of time.
  • Will perform repetitive tasks such as computer work daily

Education / Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Civil, Other Engineering or related technical field required.
  • 3 to 5 + years of estimating for engineering and construction projects experience required.
  • Required to have experience preparing detailed estimates as the design evolves, develop variance summaries between estimates and value engineering studies throughout.
  • Must have experience with the bidding process: soliciting bids, communicating with bidders, evaluating subcontractor proposals, using bid tally sheets, etc
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, estimating software (WinEst, Timberline or similar), take-off software (On-Screen Takeoff or similar)
  • Thorough knowledge of construction costs as it relates to the CSI Master Format with the ability to breakout lump sum pricing into detailed scopes of work with definite quantities and units of measure.
PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.
About this Employer

PIC Group, Inc., established in 1988 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a global provider of service solutions to the power generation industry. PIC Group’s comprehensive portfolio of services supports all aspects of power project development including installation, outage, commissioning and start-up, operations and maintenance, documentation and training, and project support. As of March 2008, PIC Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, a publicly listed company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.