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Senior Estimator

Company: RPO Recruitment
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a diligent Senior Estimator to prepare accurate estimates for projects by gathering information and analyzing important metrics. You will provide knowledge of costs and benefits that support profitable business decisions. The ideal candidate will have excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset. You must also be thorough and apt in managing relationships with key persons. The goal is to provide detailed reports so the company can make informed decisions that will enhance its profitability and growth. Responsibilities

  • Understand the project/program and its requirements
  • Determine key variables for cost and other estimates
  • Gather first-hand information from sites, warehouses or other venues
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, production times etc.
  • Analyze and compile estimate data that impact the cost of labor, materials, equipment requirements, location and other factors to ensure a high-quality and timely estimate
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors or vendors
  • Create and submit estimate reports or bids to appropriate persons (project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.)
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
  • Coordinates with internal departments and external stakeholders to create site logistics, a schedule, an execution plan, and project budget requirements
  • Review drawings, specifications and proposed project site conditions; record findings and solicit input from field operations to include in the final project estimate Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or similar
    • Familiarity with financial and project management principles
    • In-depth knowledge of research and data analysis methods and estimation formulas
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Thoroughness and reliability
    • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
    • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) will be an asset
    • Minimum of 5 years of proven estimating and/or field experience
    • Knowledge and efficiency in the following Software: Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, HCSS Heavy Bid, Primavera P6, AutoCAD 3D
    • Solid experience using blueprint reading software (ie: BlueBeam or equivalent)
    • Working knowledge of estimating software, advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite and a strong aptitude for adopting new technology Benefits RPO is a Specialist Recruitment Agency that focuses on providing candidates and clients with unique recruitment solutions specifically tailored to their needs. We focus on helping you reach your personal and professional goals by connecting you to your perfect career path. To apply for this role please visit the RPO recruitment website: or connect with one of our consultants: Meghan Groves or Dawn McIntyre on LinkedIn regarding this vacancy. Alternatively email us at the email address below:

Keywords: RPO Recruitment, Fort Worth , Senior Estimator, Professions , Fort Worth, Texas

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