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Estimator
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POSITION SUMMARY

Metcon is a medium-sized commercial general contractor that specializes in construction management, negotiated, design-build and select hard-bid projects. The Preconstruction Estimator is a mid-senior level position within Metcon with room for growth into Senior Estimator, Preconstruction Manager and beyond. Preconstruction Staff are responsible for generating conceptual budgets, evaluating and pricing Schematic, Drawing, Design Development drawings, Construction Drawings, ensuring that we included everything required to successfully price, bid and the project. Preconstruction Staff must prequalify subcontractors, aggressively coordinate with subcontractors to ensure the subcontractors have all required information and that bids are received. This position also works with the Project Management teams to turn-over projects to the production / delivery process, follow-up on proposals and clients until the contract is awarded.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
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(For Full Time Employees)

 

Bid Administration
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  • Prepares and maintains status of plan reproduction
  • Solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors
  • Prepares subcontractor bid packages
  • Transmits addenda and other bid information to subcontractors
  • Ensures that we have the proper coverage from subcontractors on bid day
  • Contacts supply houses to obtain additional subcontractor bids
  • Shows creativity and resourcefulness to gain better pricing from subcontractors
  • Submits 100% of bids and budgets by the bid deadline – no exceptions
  • Enters all relevant information into isqft.
Project Knowledge 
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  • Properly turns over bid documents and sub buyout information to Project Management in a timely manner.  Goal is 100% of awarded projects turned over within 24 hours of notification.
  • Review drawings with Project Management team and highlight areas of concern
  • Review job cost with Project Management team and highlight any subs/material vendors that still need to be awarded
Follow up & closing
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  • Consistently follows up on submitted bids and budgets with Architect and/or
  • Construction Manager until contract award
  • Maintains relationships with architects, construction managers, property managers, brokers and can locate and find projects for the company.
Project turnover
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  • Properly turns over bid documents and sub buyout information to Project Management in a timely manner.  Goal is 100% of awarded projects turned over within 24 hours of notification.
  • Review drawings with Project Management team and highlight areas of concern
  • Review job cost with Project Management team and highlight any subs/material vendors that still need to be awarded
Subcontractor management 
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  • Seeks & qualifies new subcontractors

Disclaimer:  The Job Description above is a boilerplate, working document and may be modified to suit each particular project assignment.  All roles and responsibilities for each respective position can be finalized during the hire-on process.

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