Chief Estimator

Ankeny, IA 50021

Posted: 07/25/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: JM984527725

Job Description

A growing construction company located in Ankeny, IA is looking to add a chief estimator to their team! This company  is an expert in large industries such as agriculture, food and beverage and manufacturing. They enjoy giving back to the community and always put their people first.  Are you a leader, who enjoys working with a company that provides endless opportunities? Do you take interest in watching your team succeed? If so keep reading!
Job duties of the chief estimator:
  • Provide overall Preconstruction effort oversight and show ability to lead a project team and project solutions through all phases of design.
  • Develop and execute plan for design build projects. This includes soliciting and contracting design services for project
  •  Prepare estimates for all stages of design from Conceptual through Final Construction Documents (Design/Build, Guaranteed Maximum Price, and Hard Bid diversity).
  •  Organize departmental team so that each estimator involved knows responsibilities and deadlines.
  •  Participate with the Project Manager in award of all subcontracts and write all subcontracts before turning over to construction team.
  • Draft Owner, Design, and Subcontract agreements.
  • Identify Risks associated with projects and provide recommendation to manage these risks.
  • Demonstrates exceptional presentation and sales skills to assist and serve on RFP/Interview teams for new projects.
  • Foster employee engagement and growth by ensuring all direct reports have development plans and provide for appropriate training and guidance, which benefits both the individual and the company.
Requirements of the chief estimator:
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum 10 years of proven experience estimating with a Construction Management or General Contracting firm.
  •  Travel up to 25% or as needed, by air and ground.
Perks of the chief estimator:
  • Starting salary: $110,000-$160,000
  • Schedule Monday- Friday 8am-5pm
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Program with  Employer match
  • Vacation, Sick and Personal time
  • Paid holidays
  • Wellness plan
  • Company outings & events
If you are  a leader, have construction experience  and want to represent a company that strives for excellence and treats their employees fairly apply today!
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