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Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

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

Department/Group: Estimating
Location: Pogue Construction Company | McKinney, TX
Reports To: Director of Preconstruction
Position Type: Full Time
Applications Accepted By: Until position is filled
Pogue Construction Company
1512 Bray Central #300, McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: 972-529-9401

Experience: 8-15 years of verifiable experience on the Contractor side as a commercial Estimator

Average tenure at each prior employer of three to four years

Primary Responsibilities:

CSP’s and Hard Bids:

  • Preparation of Spec Section Matrix
  • Preparation of Call List
  • Recruitment of Sub/Vendor Bidders
  • Quantity takeoff for all trades
  • Project-specific scope for all trades and Tab sheets
  • Preparation of Google Sheet Sum Form
  • Bid Day Room setup
  • Prepare first pass at General Conditions Estimate
  • Tabulate portion of trades on Bid Day

CM@ Risk Projects:

  • Preparation of Project-specific Bid Tabs to publish bidders
  • Conduct Pre-Bid Conference
  • Preparation of Pogue Self-performance Estimate
  • Participation in Bid Day prep and presentation to the 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

Conceptual Estimating:

  • Adaption of the above CSP and CMAR techniques to price scope implied but not shown
  • Contribute to process improvement efforts
  • Promotion of Pogue Core Values
  • Performance Appraisals and Salary Reviews for assigned Estimators I & II

Required Skills/Expectations:

  • Project takeoff and organization
  • Conceptual estimating skills
  • Unit Price fluency
  • Bid Tabulation technique
  • Effective estimating processes
  • Construction means and methods
  • Subcontractor/Supplier influence
  • Google Sheets technology
  • Excel/Word
  • Scheduling software
  • Recruiting/Interviewing skills
  • Mentoring/Training skills
  • Performance Appraisal methods
  • Effective Public Speaking & Teaching
  • Sales Proficiency
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Active Listening
  • Time Management
  • Internal and external customer service

Candidate Requirements :

  • DFW area sub following is a plus
  • K-12 experience is a plus
  • Field experience as a Project Engineer or Project Manager is a plus

Oversight: Check, verify and mentor Estimator I & II activities