Estimator

Sales Lakewood, Colorado


Description

Position Summary

Responsible for accurately pricing and estimating asphalt paving work with an emphasis in the commercial sector along with other market segments including residential, small commercial and municipal DOT jobs. 

Responsible for managing all aspects of paving contracts including contract administration, subcontractor coordination/payment, job cost tracking, collections and project close out. Develop a strong customer base through customer relations and negotiating skills.

This role is also responsible for supporting successful project management as measured by: 1) zero safety incidents, 2) profitability 3) contractual commitments, 4) project documentation 5) project conformance and 6) project communication. 

Responsibilities
Researching, identifying and executing on new jobs to bid, determining bonding licensing and permitting requirements and identifying risks and opportunities specific to each potential new job.

Soliciting proposals from various subcontractors and assisting in managing them through all phases of the project.

Creating and delivering project estimates that include labor, equipment, materials and subcontractor pricing.

Reviewing contract documents to ensure all inclusions, exclusions, pricing, and any special requirements are being met prior to execution.

Producing and submitting pre construction materials ensuring accuracy and completion of all necessary items to start work on a project once the contract has been executed.

Procuring and managing subcontractors and materials, completing quality take offs, and verifying supply quantities.

Communicating effectively with all internal and external stakeholders; including, but not limited to fellow employees, operations, subcontractors, customers, and onsite personnel.

Overseeing accuracy of all daily tracking requirements, which include complete and accurate reporting using Build2Win, E-Rocks, JD Edwards and excel spreadsheets as well as cost accounting, review, and forecasting including billing, A/R and A/P functions.

Invoicing customers for work completed in a pay period, managing margins on projects, approving subcontractor pay applications, submitting cost to completes on projects each month, and managing all change order work.

Following project start-up and close-out procedures ensuring all regulatory requirements are met, documents are submitted and the project meets all applicable standards. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

Very strong verbal and written communication skills and comfort interacting with a variety of internal and external customers.

Strong computer skills including standard Microsoft Office applications, budgeting software and scheduling software.

Ability to motivate and foster relationships to enhance a cooperative team environment.

Ability to develop professional relationships with customer representatives and officials from local agencies.

Ability to resolve conflicts and job related disputes in a diplomatic and tactful manner.

Ability to managing time, tasks and resources on multiple operations effectively and efficiently.

Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekend hours.

Self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision.

Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or related field or equivalent experience required

Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience required with a priority on commercial projects

Project management and field supervisory experience

Thorough understanding of asphalt paving, sub-grade and related subcontractor operations required


Compensation - Minimum $65,000, pay will determined by level of experience

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled