Felix Associates of Florida, Inc. in Stuart, Florida is seeking a Senior/Chief Estimator to join our estimating team. The Senior/Chief Estimator will lead the estimating team. Must be a team player with strong organizational skills and be able to work proactively and independently with very minimal supervision. Candidate must possess the ability to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, ever-changing environment, and must be detailed oriented.
Additional Candidate Responsibilities:
Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of the estimate. Solicits quotes from Suppliers and Subcontractors. Read and fill out bid documents. Enter bid forms into a takeoff spread sheet and into HCSS estimating software. Perform a quantity take off for materials from the plans. Recognize conflicts, discrepancies in the plans, and issue RFIs to the engineer. Facilitate contract transition to Project Management. Includes job cost tracking set-up, development of revenue recognition units and productivity analysis reporting. Builds effective relationships with customers, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customers Review bid advertisements for new bid opportunities. Qualifications:
5+ years of estimating experience required Excellent verbal and written communication skills Specific knowledge of estimating techniques related to underground utility work, road construction, and site development Strong computer skills are a necessity, including experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, Bluebeam, and familiarity with construction scheduling software Relocation assistance is available.
Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.
Felix Associates of Florida, Inc. is a small private company that has been in business for 10 years and is headquartered in Stuart, Florida and has a satellite office in Orlando, Florida. Felix Associates specializes in underground utility work such as water, sanitary, storm drainage, and electrical duct bank, but also performs general site work and road construction projects ranging from $100,000 to $40,000,000.