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Junior Construction Estimator


Junior Construction Estimator

San Diego, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Construction Estimator – San Diego

    Construction Estimator opportunity for national property management and Development Company in San Diego with growth potential! The successful candidate will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to construct multifamily and commercial developments ranging from garden style to high-rise apartments.

    Position Details:

    Full time position

    Hourly Rate – Highly competitive -DOE

    Typical Schedule – depending on business needs at time of hire

    Ability to work weekends and provide on call support on a rotating basis

    Must Haves:

    Analyze drawings and specifications

    Assemble accurate and well organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner for Stipulated Price, Design-Build and Construction/Project Management formatted projects

    Complete Budgeting and Scheduling for projects and track same

    Formulate cost break down from estimates and for project progress

    Insure site personnel are provided with proper documentation related to project

    Maintain relationships with sub-contractors and clients

    Meet with potential clients to discuss options for proposed services

    Monitor progress, requisition change orders and identify any potential risks

    Organize sub-contractors quotations, negotiate to insure quotes meet contract documents and issue proper documented purchase orders

    Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material and labor costing

    Provide clear detailed quantity take-offs

    Understand contractual terms and conditions

    Work with and deal with concerns of field personnel

    Experience, Education, Knowledge

    High school diploma or GED

    Bachelor's degree in building science, civil engineering, construction management or construction science – A PLUS but not required

    Minimum 3 years experience working in the construction field in similar or related position

    Previous experience estimating projects into the $ 5 million range

    Experience in the multifamily construction industry

    Experience with estimating software and spreadsheet design

    Exceptional communication skills

    Able to plan, organize, multi-task, and follow through on work

    Excellent customer service skills with desire to exceed customer expectations

    Lift up to 50 pounds

    Observe all company procedures and safety rules

    Self starter, friendly, personable, and professional demeanor at all times

    Valid driver's license

    Work as part of our team to ensure customer satisfaction

    About WM Builders WM Builders specializes in the management and development of luxury apartments nationwide. We are looking for someone with a great work ethic and 'can do' attitude who wants to be an integral part of our dynamic team. If you are looking to be a part of a values driven company and want to grow to your full potential, this is the job for you! Benefits offered after eligibility period include health insurance, holiday, vacation, sick pay, and 401K.

    Please note:

    All offers are contingent upon a favorable drug screening and background check.