Construction Estimator, 2934

Location Manassas, VA
Date Posted August 9, 2018
Job Type Seasonal/Temp


Calvert Masonry is seeking a Mid-Level Estimator with 5 years of commercial masonry and/or construction experience.  Growth opportunity with dynamic, multi-service specialty contractor for right candidate.

Estimators will collaborate with architects, engineers, owners, and subcontractors. The following skills are essential to this position:

  • Ability to prepare detailed and accurate quantity surveys.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of unit costs and the factors that affect masonry/construction cost.
  • Effectively communicate, written and orally, with clients and vendors, including detail documentation for issues impacting scope, price and schedule

·         Evaluate and price scaffold and equipment requirements

·         Evaluate production and price factors utilizing a combination of historical data, project conditions and market/client factors

·         Must have experience being a member of the team and the formal presentation for a project.

  • Contact suppliers and vendors to discuss various requests and due dates.
  • Track and update vendor information.
  • Prepare and distribute time-sensitive materials.
  • Coordinate activities of the team from bid to proposal.
  • Ability to prepare detailed estimate updates, as the design evolves, including preparing variance summaries between estimates.

·         Follow-up and tracking of bids and projects for opportunities to pursue further

·         Effective post-bid handoff and transition to Project Management, including long lead item purchase and support as required

·         Effectively network and participate in industry associations to maintain relationships with existing clients, and establish potential new business relationships

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