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Sr Estimator High-Rise


Our client is a well known firm that is looking to add a Senior Estimator to their ever-growing team. The Estimator is responsible for analyzing costs and preparing estimates for various projects and providing technical and administrative support to project management teams. This role also contributes to the completion of estimates and proposals for projects while identifying risks, opportunities and maintaining strategies to win bids.

-Research and prepare estimates from first base principles including full measures of cost and price on construction projects
-Undertake risk assessment on price, supply, demand and length of project
-Liaise with programmers on project planning
-Establish and maintain commercial relationships with Subcontractors and Consultants
-Provide input on construction project methodologies
-Review and critically assess external quantity surveyor's estimates
-Critically examine and review estimates prepared by other team members within the workgroup
-Provide expert cost planning and estimating advice and guidance to other team members within the workgroup
-Keep up to date with new construction materials, methodologies rules and regulations
-Maintain a database of cost information including but not limited to cost feedback from bids
-Present tender estimate to credit committee prior to submission
-Coordinate with key personnel on the preparation of all tenders for the purpose of winning work

Experience Required:
-Previous experience working on projects of minimum 10 story
-A minimum of 5 years of experience in the construction industry working for a general contracting construction company
-Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field such as Building, Engineering, Construction, or Quantity Surveying
-Professional Membership in CIQS is strongly preferred
-Strong knowledge of quantity surveying and estimating techniques as it relates to construction
-Must possess excellent problem-solving skills
-Strong financial acumen
-Proven track record of work winning valued at $100M+
-Solid understanding of specifications, construction methods and procedures
-Extensive knowledge of key principles involved in bid preparation, including quantity take off procedures, Sub-trade procurement, pricing and bid closing procedures