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Estimator

Joeris General Contractors

Joeris General Contractors

San Antonio, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

POSITION DETAILS:

Reports to: Chief Estimator or Director of Preconstruction

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Salaried Exempt

Normal Working Hours –Office Hours: 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Position Objective:

Responsible for supporting estimators during all budgeting, estimating, and bidding.

Joeris Mission:

To transform people and places.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and execute successful projects through the bid process
  • Support communication with subcontractors and suppliers through the complete bid process
  • Effectively collaborate and coordinate with Architects, Owners, Estimators, Project Managers, and administrative support
  • Attend pre-bid conferences
  • Perform accurate quantity surveys and costs for estimates
  • Distribute necessary estimates, subcontractor and vendor lists, and other data to Project Manager
  • Provide value engineering information for effective project management and budget decisions
  • Manage and develop all cost reporting
  • Call subcontractors to effectively solicit bids
  • Manage, develop, assist, and present to department on training initiatives
  • Additional duties as required

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Science, Architecture, Engineering, Economics, or related field
  • At least 1 year of industry experience
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification preferred

JOERIS CORE VALUES

  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Excellence

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Approachability
  • Prioritization
  • Detail Oriented
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving

SKILLS

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to read and understand specifications and plans
  • Ability to work on several projects at the same time
  • Ability to work within a deadline and under moderate pressure
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel, Word, OST, Timerline, SmartBidNet, BlueBeam

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be capable of remaining in a stationary sitting position, occasionally moving about the office; prolonged standing; occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor; bending/reaching; climbing; balancing; bending; stooping; kneeling; crouching; crawling;

handling; feeling; talking; hearing; depth perception; visual accommodation; color vision; field of vision; near acuity; far acuity; and strength. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use. Ability to lift, move and transport items weighing 40lbs. During workweek, or as needed, regular drives between job sites and for meetings with owners, architects, etc.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction jobsites: heat; cold; wet and/or humid; proximity to moving mechanical parts; exposure to electric shock; working in high, exposed places; exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals, noise, dust, dirt, mud, vibration, fumes, airborne particles, etc.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or physical or mental disability, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. This also includes a perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful. The Company is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including Superintendents, Managers, and co-workers. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship would result.