The position’s primary responsibilities are developing relationships with customers, scoping projects, preparing quantity take-offs, formulating cost estimates, estimating material and labor costs and preparing/submitting bid documents. Duties include Project Scoping, Subcontractor Solicitation Management, Estimation, Bid Preparation & Submission, Proposal Development and Activity Reporting. Recommends changes when necessary and assists in implementation of new processes.
Project Scoping. Coordinates with client to assist them in establishing the project scope and standards of construction projects. Analyzing contract documents, drawings/plans and project specifications to gain a thorough understanding of the work entailed, to include completing takeoffs, establishing quantities and required materials, identifying scope concerns to include long lead items and any other risk considerations that might impact the proejct.
Subcontractor Solicitation Management. Effectively establishes relationships with subcontractors and vendors that are mutually beneficial. Communicates projects to subcontractors and solicits pricing per specifications. Canvasses the marketplace to identify new subcontractors in specific divisions of labor and confirms market pricing. This process includes overseeing the subcontractor pre-qualification process.
Estimation. Prepare project estimates labor, materials, equipment, and special machinery requirements required to execute each project, to include gathering information on site location, access, water accessibility, availability of electricity and ease of access to other services. Also will make note of and examine the surface topography and drainage, if applicable.
Bid Preparation. Prepares bids in accordance with client requirements, project scope and company profitability requirements. Assist the marketing team in preparing proposals for submission.
Management Reporting. Responsible for providing the necessary reports for visibility into the project’s budget, profitability and schedule. Primary responsibility for alerting management of project defects that will cause the company financial harm, i.e. outstanding accounts receivable, unbudgeted expenses, etc.