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Senior Estimator

Job Title
Senior Estimator
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Franklin,  TN
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At SOS Construction Services, we are leaders in the construction industry and provide our clients with a variety of design, construction, and project management services. Our innovative and collaborative approach to construction gives our clients the services they need.
We are currently looking for a Senior Estimator to join our team. We need someone who is deadline driven to oversee project estimates and to facilitate collaboration between various team members. We value passionate, down to earth “can do” people who enjoy fine-tuning small details without losing sight of the big picture.
What you will be doing:

  • Prepares accurate estimates for material, labor, equipment, subcontractors, and general conditions
  • Develops and nurtures relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Attends on-site, pre-bid/proposal conferences and makes site visits as required
  • Develops and reviews subcontractor’s scopes of work and bid packages and accepts, reviews, and analyzes subcontractor quotes for best value
  • Ensures compliance with all specifications, contract requirements, and bid invitations
  • Presents cost estimates for customer proposals, considering general and special conditions to ownership team.
  • Prepares scope specifications and requirements, prepares and inputs project schedules, performs quantity take-offs, prepares cost summary sheets, and inputs quantities into estimating spreadsheets
  • Maintains an accurate, current database of costs by region and type of work
  • Communicates effectively with subcontractors and vendors during the estimating process
  • Transmits addenda and other bid information to subcontractors
  • Develops RFI’s, addendums and clarifications and ensures distribution to all stakeholders
What we’re looking for:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, or equivalent construction experience
  • Minimum 5 years of related estimating experience
  • Advanced knowledge in CAD/Revit and Bluebeam
  • Ability to see the big picture while having a high attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Cooperative work style that functions well in team settings but is also self-sufficient with individual projects
  • Able to work in office or remote setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and web-based programs.

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