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Senior Estimator

Birmingham, Alabama · Construction/Facilities

Senior Estimator: Birmingham, AL
Salary: $120k-$150K - (Willing to pay more for the right candidate)
Medical, Vision, & Dental
Car Allowance and Gas Card

Our Client:
Specializes in design-build, construction management, and general contracting services for clients nationwide and worldwide, spanning diverse construction sectors including Aerospace, Commercial, Education, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Multifamily, and Sports & Entertainment.  They also self-perform most of the concrete poured on their projects. Their core values of respect and honesty drive their operations, ensuring unwavering integrity in all of their interactions with customers, employees, and communities alike.

The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for creating and implementing project and bid strategies. They will leverage their analytical skills to evaluate project proposals, historical cost data, and market trends to develop winning strategies that not only secure projects but also drive business growth.

Key Responsibilities:

Project and Bid Strategy: Develop comprehensive project and bid strategies that consider factors such as project scope, client expectations, and market competition.
Participate in bid meetings.

Market Research: Continuously monitor the construction market, identifying trends and opportunities that can inform bidding and pricing strategies.

Competitive Analysis: Analyze competitors' bid strategies and pricing to ensure the organization remains competitive and offers value-added services.

Proposal Evaluation: Thoroughly review project proposals, specifications, and client requirements to understand the nuances and challenges of each project.

Historical Cost Data: Utilize historical cost data from previous projects to inform current estimates and to identify cost-saving opportunities.

Cost-Benefit Analysis: Perform cost-benefit analyses for different project approaches, materials, and construction methods to identify the most cost-effective solutions.

Risk Assessment: Identify and evaluate potential risks associated with each project and develop strategies to mitigate them.

Business Development: Collaborate with business development teams to identify and pursue new business opportunities based on market insights and the organization's capabilities.

Client Relationship Building: Foster positive relationships with existing and potential clients by providing valuable insights and demonstrating a deep understanding of their needs.

Team Collaboration: Work closely with project managers, engineers, architects, and subcontractors to align project strategies with execution plans. Leads the development, training, and mentoring of team members.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Construction Management or a related field of study
  • Experience estimating Commercial construction projects.

Education and Experience
  • Construction management or another relevant area bachelor's degree is necessary, or an equivalent mix of technical training and/or relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient with Estimating software like Timberline, Isqft, AutoCAD, Revit, Bentley, Navisworks, and Sketch-up Pro.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Ability to predict building expenses efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills both in writing and speaking.
  • Capable of working well both individually and with a team.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.

  • Retirement savings plan (401(k))
  • Matching contributions for the 401(k) plan
  • Dental and Healthcare coverage
  • Life insurance benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Parental leave options
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Vision care coverage

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please send your resume and project list to momar@talentsphere.ca or you can call me directly at 469. 498.2002 x740.


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We look forward to hearing from you.

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