Groom Construction Company Salem, MA
Groom Construction is seeking a qualified and motivated chief/senior estimator to manage all of the day-to-day estimating duties for a small/mid-size Company north of Boston. Candidates must be able to produce complete bid packages and accurate estimates for commercial and retail construction projects ranging from $100,000 to $15m in various local and national markets. We offer a casual working environment and are seeking a candidate that will fit well with our current staff.
Manage overall estimating process from bidding to closeout.
Ability to understand scope of work and design documents.
Maintain and Develop effective working relationships with subcontractors and suppliers.
Solicit bids from subcontractors and suppliers.
Prepare thorough take-offs and bid estimates.
Utilize appropriate software to optimize job performance.
Arrange turnover meetings from estimating to project management staff.
Attend client meetings when necessary.
Interface with others within the organization to obtain support and collaboration of work.
Provide recommendations to management to identify discrepancies and provide improvement efforts.
A thorough knowledge of plan reading and takeoff skills.
3-5 years of industry related experience.
Should be computer software literate with products and systems to perform On-Screen takeoffs and bid management.
Strong estimating, communications, financial analysis, budgeting, purchasing, and negotiating skills are required.
Ability to multi task
Able to work independently and display self confidence in his / her work.
Job Type: Full-time
Estimating: 3 years