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Estimating Department

Estimator 1

Posted on: September 10, 2018
Salary: Based on Experience

Position Type:

Full Time

Location:

McKinney, TX

Reports To:

Senior Estimator

Experience: 

Five years verifiable experience on the Contractor side as a commercial Estimator with 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 Tabsheets
  • Preparation of Google Sheet Sum Form
  • Bid Day Room setup

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 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:

  • Planswift takeoff and organizations
  • How spec sections apply to trades
  • Blueprint reading
  • Unit Price fluency
  • Bid Tabulation technique
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Active Listening
  • Subcontractor/Supplier influence
  • Construction means and methods
  • Time Management
  • Excel/Word
  • Scheduling software

Candidate Requirements:

  • Five years verifiable experience on the Contractor side as a commercial Estimator
  • Average tenure at each prior employer of three to four years
  • Conceptual estimating skills
  • Probable B Player of better rating on Technical/Cultural Topgrading
  • 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

Send Resumes To:

Pogue Construction Company, LP

Attn: Megan Forbes

1512 Bray Central Drive

McKinney, TX 75069

T: 972.529.9401

E: mforbes@pogueconstruction.com