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Description/Job Summary

Supports project teams throughout the preconstruction process including budgeting, estimating, scheduling, value analysis and design management for all types of delivery methods. Assists in project pursuit, strategies and techniques. Prepares bid schedules to determine project costs. Works closely with design team during development to control project costs. Provides technical support in negotiating contracts and change orders. Consults with clients, vendors, project team, construction foreman to discuss and formulate estimates. Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid. Reviews final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal quotation. Assists marketing/business development team by providing cost opinion support as needed. Updates and maintains estimating system.

Requirements: Four year engineering degree or equivalent experience plus 5 years or more construction estimating experience required. Mechanical and electrical estimating experience a plus. Effective negotiation, team building, problem solving, mathematical and analytical skills required. Must possess exceptional organization skills and keen attention to detail, deadlines and accuracy. Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Strong conceptual estimating capabilities. Ability to coordinate activities on 'bid day'.


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It is the policy of Russell Construction Co., Inc., as an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, to attract and retain the best qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or status as a Special Disabled Veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran or other qualifying veteran.