Chief Estimator - Retail/Commercial

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Construction

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A well-established General Contractor in the Greater NYC area is confidentially seeking a Chief Estimator to join and lead their Estimating team. The succcessful candidate should have extensive experience estimating a high volume of bids within the retail space as well as corporate interiors. As Chief Estimator, you will partner with the CEO and Director of Construction to ensure accuracy of all bids as well as strategize how to approach each bid. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage, mentor and work closely with the existing Estimating staff to achieve their daily goals Review and evaluate all requests for Estimates with CEO & DOC and address any risks, pitfalls and/or cost-impact items Oversee the maintenance of their company database to ensure qualified subcontractors are being utilized for each bid Maintain relationships with existing subcontractors and proactively hire new subs to obtain the best possible subcontractor for each project Review bid documents and all estimates with the estimating team for accuracy prior to releasing to ensure quality bids are submitted to the client's specifications and requirements Finalize all client contract requirements and final subcontractor contract proposals Review all bid information with the respective Estimator once project is awarded prior to hand off to the construction team QUALIFICATIONS: At least (15) years overall estimating experience with (5-7) years of construction industry experience at a Director level Demonstrates problem-solving capabilitie, identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to prioritize and plan work activities and uses time efficiently. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors work to ensure quality. Proficiency with estimating software, spreadsheet software & MS Office
Associated topics: analyse, analyst, bid, commercial, construction, cost estimator, estimate, estimator, expense, quote

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