Construction Senior Estimator

Kylli, Inc. - Burlingame, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year

Company Background:

Kylli Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genzon Investment Group Ltd., an integrated enterprise group headquartered in Shenzhen, China. Its business includes real estate investment & development, hospitality/golf, pharmaceuticals, new material development, steel sheet metal manufacturing, and cold storage logistics. Genzon owns over 30 million square feet property in China mainland by the end of 2017. Kylli Inc. which was established in 2013 is a growing real estate investment and development company in San Francisco Bay Area, running a 22-story historic office building in downtown San Francisco and developing a 770,000 square feet Class-A office, R&D campus in Burlingame CA. In addition, Kylli acquired a 48.6-acre land in the City of Santa Clara for future development.

Responsibilities: (Sr. Estimator)

  • Develop and prepare conceptual estimates with minimal subcontractor assistance using limited preliminary design documents/information;
  • Prepare detailed construction cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications, and performing quantity take-offs for select trades;
  • Collaborate with project team, engineers, architects, contractors and vendors on project cost estimates. Use sophisticated computer software and market rates to prepare, review and validate cost estimates;
  • Prepare and/or review Request for Proposal packages, bidders pre-qualification. Process and/or monitor bids solicitation. Evaluate, negotiate, and/or validate general contractor’s and/or subcontractors’ bids. Assist management in bid/contract awards;
  • Participate in hard bid/estimating and GMP budgeting review approval process
  • Gather estimating information in construction market, and analyze important metrics to provide cost knowledge and benefits to Senior Executives for decisions;
  • Collect and organize bid information for future reference;
  • Build up construction cost estimate database for internal use;
  • Other assignments directed by the management team.

Qualifications: (Sr. Estimator)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Minimum 10 years of Construction Estimating experience in the US required
  • Knowledge of commercial construction principles and processes, and capability of plans/specifications reading
  • Proficient in estimating software, such as OST, MC2, and QTO. BIM will be plus
  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)