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Self-Perform Estimator

Company: JE Dunn Construction
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Job Description:

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn's success.

By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company's rewards, we've found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.

Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.
Key Role Responsibilities - Core
ESTIMATING FAMILY - CORE



  • Performs quantity survey of materials shown on project plans.
  • Reads and outlines project specifications.
  • Maintains an audit trail of the quantity survey from estimate to estimate.
  • Verifies estimating software-generated quantities using supplemental takeoff summaries.
  • Supports vendor/subcontractor pricing/bid solicitation and coordination.
  • Supports the distribution of plans and specifications to vendors/subcontractors.
  • Works collaboratively and creates relationships with a variety of stakeholders, such as project team members, subcontractors, vendors and clients.
  • Experienced in concrete, masonry and carpentry estimating, using production rates and field operational collaboration
  • Gains field operational exposure through onsite project support, as opportunities exist.



    Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core
    SELF-PERFORM ESTIMATOR

    In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:



    • Prepares components of more complex cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals.
    • Prepares requests for material quotes from Trade Partner/Vendors.

    • Prepares spreadsheets to analyze and evaluate Trade Partner/Vendor quotes for self-perform estimates.

    • Assists with tracking value creation items from development through inclusion and documents in project documentation.
    • Develops scopes of work for specific trades and receives and analyzes subcontractor/vendor pricing. Provides on-the-job guidance to coworkers and willingly shares subject matter expertise in order to support team member learning and development.



      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities





      • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
      • Communication skills, verbal and written.
      • Proficiency in MS Office.
      • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.
      • Proficiency in construction estimating software.
      • Proficiency in required construction technology.
      • Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management.
      • Ability to prepare detailed, accurate quantity surveys for all self-perform materials
      • Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work.
      • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
      • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.



        Education





        • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or related field (Preferred).
        • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.



          Experience





          • 2+ years construction experience.




            JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

            JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to accommodations@jedunn.com

            JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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