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Construction Estimator

Woodland Hills, CA
An established construction company in Woodland Hills is looking for a Construction Estimator. 

Job Description: 
  • Must be willing to work out of Corporate office in Woodland Hills.
  •  Self- perform structural concrete experience.
  •  General contracting experience.
  •  Multi-Family podium projects.
  •  Design/Build Long-span Parking Structures.
  •  Detailed quantity Take-offs.
  •  Preparing complete project estimates.
  •  Preparing general conditions estimates
  •  Monitoring cost trends to detect over-runs and potential problem areas.
  •  Participating in the value engineering process.
  •  Developing, updating, and maintaining unit cost figures, estimating database (s).
  •  Interfacing with subcontractors, suppliers, upper management, operations personnel, clients, and potential clients.
  •  Follow up on proposals, preconstruction activities and assisting in development of staff.
  •  Other duties as may be directed.

Skills required include but are not limited to:
  •  An aptitude and desire for growth.
  •  Proven ability to develop estimating strategies and procedures.
  •  Good subcontractors and supplier’s relationships.
  •  Abreast of market activity to help position the company for strategic opportunities, and to win projects.
  •  Proven ability to develop and expand networks and relationships quickly and within a multitude of settings.
  •  Direct experience driving the development of project proposals and interviews.
  •  Ability to understand and articulate the company’s strategy in various ways.
  •  Strong communication abilities; including presentation skills (verbal and written).

Software that is a Plus:
  •  Excel
  •  PlanSwift
  •  BidMatrix
  •  cmBuilder
  •  Salesforce CRM

Salary: Up to $200k a year (dependent on experience) 

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