Understanding the project/program and its requirements
Determining key variables for cost and other estimates
Gathering first-hand information from sites, blueprints, and experience
We are looking for a diligent Estimator to prepare accurate estimates for projects by gathering information and analyzing important metrics. You will provide knowledge of the cost and benefits that support profitable business decisions.
The ideal candidate will have excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset. You must also be thorough and apt in managing relationships with key persons.
The goal is to provide detailed reports so the company can make informed decisions that will enhance its profitability and growth.
Understand the project/program and its requirements
Determine key variables for cost and other estimates
Gather first-hand information from sites, drawings, and experience
Conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, production times etc.
Use software for data analysis, forecasting, and budgeting
Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors or vendors
Perform risk analysis
Create and submit estimate reports or bids to appropriate persons (project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.)
Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
Provide consultation on planning (schedules, manpower needs etc.)
Proven experience as an estimator or similar position
Familiarity with financial and project management principles
In-depth knowledge of research and data analysis methods and estimation formulas
Exquisite math and IT ability with an analytical mindset
Proficient in relevant software (Plan Swift, Accu Bid, )
Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
Thoroughness and reliability
Excellent organizational skills
BSc/BA in engineering, construction science or relevant discipline
Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) will be an asset
What PSi offers:
Salary based on experience
Health & wellness benefits after 30 days of full-time employment
401k retirement savings plan after 90 days of full-time employment
Growth opportunities throughout the organization
Generous personal time off program
Family owned and operated business
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The ability to lift 75 lbs.
The ability to transfer 130 lbs. a distance of 12 feet with the help of another person.
The ability to work outdoors in diverse environments.
The ability to ascend and descend ladders and other elevated structures.
Must be able to work from heights from an elevated aerial device.
As an EEO employer, Place Services, Inc. is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Place Services, Inc. shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on protected veteran status or disability and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.