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Entry Level Estimator

Company: Gordon Prill
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Immediate Opening for a Junior Estimator Gordon Prill, Inc. is seeking a Junior Estimator. This person will be part of a team of in-house professionals including architects, mechanical and electrical engineers and construction project managers. Salary will be commensurate with background and project experience. Position Description: This position involves developing detailed conceptual estimates for multiple commercial, light industrial and high-tech manufacturing design-build projects as well as managing multiple "Plan & Spec" competitive bids for various types of commercial projects. Project sizes may vary from $100k up to $40M, with the majority of the projects ranging from $250k to $5M. For design-build projects, the position requires direct interface and collaboration with Gordon Prill in-house Architects, Engineers and Project Managers while developing detailed project requirements, detailed scope of work and project cost estimates for all disciplines of work. For competitive bid projects, this position requires competency in managing a competitive bid process from the initial bid walk, solicitation of subcontract bids, bid analysis / comparison and submission of final bid package or proposal. The candidate must be capable of reading and thoroughly understanding all plans and specifications, bid instructions and related Bid Documents. Minimum Requirements: BS in Construction Management, Engineering, Economic, Finance or similar studiesNo Experience necessaryGood working knowledge and experience with Microsoft ExcelAbility to mange work to meet critical deadlines - this is a deadline-driven position Additional Preferred Requirements: Good attitude and driven individuals.Practical project management or other construction field experience in commercial constructionGood working knowledge and experience with MicrosoftEmphasis toward mechanical and electrical systems a plus Responsibilities and Attributes: Develop detailed Estimates based on conceptual or schematic informationCompetently manage competitive "Plan and Specification" Bids from 'cradle to grave'Possess good knowledge and understand of all Bid Documents including ITB, Bid Instructions, Plans, Specifications, Div. 1 requirements, General Condition & contract requirements, and be able to accurately interpret project requirementsDevelop Rough Order Magnitude (ROM) Estimates based on conceptual or schematic informationPossess thorough knowledge and understanding of all CSI divisionsAbility to perform accurate and detailed quantity take-offs and pricing for all CSI divisionsAbility to perform take-off and pricing by detailed units, assemblies, systems or square footageAble to manage multiple estimates and bids at the same timeComfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic work environmentComfortable working either collaboratively or independentlyAble to productively work with in-house Designers, Architects, Engineers and Project ManagersMust be detail oriented, organized and have good communication skills both verbally and writtenAble to issue Bid Documents for Subcontract bid solicitation and accurately disseminate and manage all bid informationAssist in development / maintenance / implementation of Timberline Estimating softwareMaintain database of prequalified subcontractors Benefits: Gordon Prill has a friendly work environment and can offer a challenging and rewarding career. We offer a great compensation and benefit package that includes: Competitive salariesBonus opportunitiesPremium medical and dentalHealth savings plansLife insuranceCommuter benefitsVoluntary portable supplemental insurance plansPaid holidays with year-end paid holiday time offFlexible time off policy401K Plan Gordon Prill is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Gordon Prill, Inc. please visit our website at http://www.gordonprill.com. For consideration, please email cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: alyon@gordonprill.com. Please put Associate Estimator in the subject line.

Keywords: Gordon Prill, Sunnyvale , Entry Level Estimator, Professions , Sunnyvale, California

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