Assistant Estimator

Assistant Estimator

01 Apr 2024
Maryland, Rockville, 20847 Rockville USA

Assistant Estimator

Description/Job SummaryThe Assistant Estimator will work closely with the Director of Estimating and Preconstruction department on competitive bids, design-builds, competitive GMPs, and conceptual estimates. The Assistant Estimator will be responsible for writing scopes, performing takeoff, and managing scope/communication with subcontractors associated with Divisions 4-14 with a focus on Divisions 10-13.Responsibilities/Duties

Review project documents and develop subcontractor scopes of work for multiple projects at a time. This includes reviewing design narratives and coordinating with design partners to develop complete scopes of work on design-build pursuits.

Coordinate with subcontractors to review scope, answer questions, problem solve, negotiate, and ensure proper subcontractor coverage for each project.

Perform quantity take-offs, summarize quantities in estimate files, and draft pricing including self-perform work.

Analytically review project documents to develop well-written RFIs and identify potential scope gaps and design omissions.

Attend industry networking events, subcontractor networking events, and individual subcontractor meetings to develop and maintain relationships.

Coordinate with the estimating team to ensure each project is properly scoped and coordinated among all trades.

Prepare for bid days by attending review meetings, preparing y-sheets, reviewing proposals and coordinating with subcontractors. Review scopes with all subcontractors prior to bid day.

Required Skills

Must have knowledge of the construction industry

Must possess strong communication skills

Must have strong organizational and math skills

Must have strong capabilities in reading and understanding construction documents

Must understand the processes and sequencing of construction and be able to provide constructability input into the estimating and bidding process

Required ExperienceA minimum of two (2) years experience in an Architecture/Engineering/Construction related field.Preferred Experience

Experience using construction software such as Building Connected and Blue Beam

Experience in the Metro Washington DC area

Required Education

Bachelor's degree

Required QualificationsAdvanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.DetailsA COVID-19 vaccination is preferred for the position. Grunley will provide reasonable accommodations for disability, pregnancy and religious-based objections in accordance with applicable law. Some projects may require attestation of COVID-19 vaccination status or regular Covid-19 testing.

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    Grunley Construction Company, Inc.
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