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Sr Mechanical Estimator
Ref No.: 16-01942
Location: Ft Lauderdale, Florida
Position Type:Direct Placement
Job Title: Senior Mechanical Estimator
Classification: Full-Time
Job location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Reports to: Sr. Vice President of Preconstruction

As a Senior Mechanical Estimator you will have an integral role in the planning, organizing and distribution of commercial construction projects during budget and bidding. From conception to the start of construction, the Senior Estimator will be responsible to lead and manage the estimating role for varies projects ranging from $10 million to $200 million.
  • During the preconstruction phase of a project, this position is responsible for gathering information to be used to produce the project estimate; which includes calculating and estimating the expected cost of construction of a given project
  • Estimate design build, conceptual/schematic and various stages of the construction progress
  • Responsible for preparation and tracking of estimates of the design drawings progress thru final contract pricing for all construction divisions
  • Responsible for value-engineering analysis and assisting the owners and design team to make intelligent informed decisions to keep the design program and project budget on track
  • Estimate all aspects of a commercial construction project, assemble into one budget, and present to internal and external clients
  • Review final construction drawings, specifications, determine final scope of work and lead pre-bid/post bid trade contractor meetings
  • Maintain good business relationships with trade contractors and vendors
  • Create written outline clarifications of scope included for bids
  • Evaluate and suggest cost savings opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned/required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Architecture, or Civil Engineering or equivalent is required
  • 10 + years of experience in estimating with a general contractor
  • Proficient knowledge of preconstruction and its practices
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand plans proficiently is a requirement
  • Ability to read specifications and understand the subject matter
  • Ability to perform accurate quantity takeoffs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong mathematical skills