Estimator

Full-time
Jacksonville, FL
Posted 2 years ago

Giles McIvor is currently hiring an Estimator.  Giles McIvor is a Jacksonville based commercial contracting firm dedicate to building better communities at home and abroad.  Our close-knit team works on a variety of commercial projects, as well as, participates in local non-profit community projects and mission work.  Our organization is growing and is looking to add additional talent to our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Job will entail setting up systems, plan take off, subcontractor/ material vendor negotiations, submittals and scheduling. Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information; controlling construction costs.
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities.
  • Prepares construction budget by studying home plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting costs for each elevation.
  • Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements.
  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.
  • Maintains cost keys and price masters by updating information.
  • Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
  • Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in estimating small to mid-size commercial buildings.  
  • Site work estimating experience a plus.
  • Analyzing Information
  • Developing Budgets,
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Reporting Skills
  • Estimating
  • Decision Making
  • Teamwork
  • Documentation Skills
  • Quality Focus

 

This is a full time position, located in the Jacksonville home office working directly with the owner, Cab McIvor.

 

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