Georgia Employer ESTIMATOR in Atlanta, Georgia
Main Purpose: Prepare portions of contract proposal estimates, including the determination of applicable project plans and specifications under minimum supervision when estimating items in own discipline. Key Relationships: Internal * Division Manager, Area General Manager * Sales & Administrative Staff External * Existing & potential customer base * Industry Associations Specific Role Responsibilities: * Meet with client management, staff and supervisory personnel to explain character, policies, skills, resources, and capabilities of the company. * Obtain new work for assigned area of responsibility by establishing and maintaining effective contact with potential buyers of construction services * Notify management of bid opportunities and approximate timing for company proposal and bid opportunity & submittals * Develop and identify prospects from current clients, referral leads, and other sources. May lead/participate in presentations to new clients. Establish and maintain effective contact with clients * Must understand the sales process and be able to close sales in coordination with sales and management personnel * Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate * Determine client needs and evaluate company resources and capabilities in light of those needs * Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc * Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures * Support other department personnel as required may include preparing estimates in other disciplines * May review options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials * Prepare complete estimate for selected project with detailed review of proposal specifications, drawings, takeoff information, contracting, and the like * Provide input and feedback on issues relevant to customers, work in progress, marketing initiative and sales assistance, follow up on Job sites and perform Job site Analysis (JSO) * Follow awarded contracts as assigned - may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits; procuring material, etc * May assist in the development and implementation of the Strategic Business Plan, department sales objectives, and individual sales plans * Plan and attend industry trade and convention shows when requested * Perform additional assignments per supervisor\'s direction. Job Requirements * Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations; engineering, estimating, schedules and safety required. * Minimum 5 years of construction experience * 4 year engineering degree or equivalent combinations technical training and/or experience * 2-5 years estimating, controls and/or engineering experience related to similar construction disciplines * Advanced knowledge of assigned discipline, estimating techniques and cost control, plus ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems essential * Ability to conceptualize the project schedule from project start through completion, including sequence/phasing of work * Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills essential * Computer/Office Machines - Microsoft Work, Excel, Outlook * English - proficient in business writing and verbal communication * Valid driver\'s license and acceptable motor vehicle record required when duties require use of motor vehicle * Ability to pass pre-employment and random screening for illegal substances Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled pers ns to apply.