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Estimator I

Estimator I

Posted on: February 7, 2023
Salary: Based on Experience

Department/Group: Estimating
Location: Pogue Construction Company | McKinney, TX
Reports To: Senior Estimator
Position Type: Full Time
Applications Accepted By: Until position is filled
Pogue Construction Company
ATTN: Hayley Hobson
1512 Bray Central, McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: 972-529-9401

Experience: Two-three years of verifiable experience on the Contractor side as a commercial Estimator

Average tenure at each prior employer of 2+ years

Primary Responsibilities:

CSP’s and Hard Bids:

  • Preparation of Spec Section Matrix
  • Review of Subcontractor Call List
  • Recruitment of Sub/Vendor Bidders
  • Quantity takeoff for all trades
  • Project specific scope for all trades and Tabsheets
  • Preparation of Google Sheet Sum Form
  • Bid Day Room setup
  • Tabulate portion of trades on Bid Day

CM@ Risk Projects:

  • Preparation of Project-specific Bid Tabs to publish bidders
  • Attend Pre-Bid Conference
  • Participation in Bid Day prep and presentation to Owner
  • Scope verification conversations with Bidders post-Bid Day
  • Compilation of all portions final GMP pricing booklet
  • Coordination with Field Ops to present the GMP to the Owner
  • Final turnover of Field Ops for construction

Required Skills/Expectations:

  • Google Sheets technology
  • Microsoft Suite (Excel/Word/Outlook)
  • Construction means and methods
  • How spec sections apply to trades
  • Unit Price fluency
  • Subcontractor/Supplier influence
  • Bid Tabulation technique
  • Effective estimating processes
  • Contribute to process improvement efforts
  • Confidence when initiating phone calls with project partners
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Active Listening
  • Time Management
  • Internal and external customer service

Candidate Requirements :

  • Strong understanding of the DFW market
  • K-12 experience is a plus

Oversight: Check, verify and mentor PE (rotational) and intern activities