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Senior Estimator in Park City, UT at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Park City, UT
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Big-D has an opportunity for a Senior Estimator to join our team of construction professionals in Park City, Utah. This position is responsible for producing detailed estimates from preliminary design through the construction phase. Estimators will evaluate drawings and bid specifications to determine project requirements and estimate costs to achieve profitability goals for the company. Looking for someone with about 10+ years of experience, working on the General Contractor side.


  • Bachelor degree in construction management or engineering
  • 10+ years experience as an Estimator for a commercial general contractor

Critical Skills

  • Great customer service skills
  • Excellent computer skills, typing, Microsoft Office Suite, and Bluebeam
  • Proficient in Timberline and OnScreen Takeoff
  • Consistently produces accurate work and has excellent attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Profit oriented
  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Industry knowledge and aware of current market conditions

Duties, Responsibilities and Expectations: (other duties may be assigned to meet business needs)

  • Defines work scope solicit and select subcontractors
  • Proficient in quantity takeoffs
  • Proficient in organizing and assembling estimates in Timberline
  • Successful in hard bidding projects, organize scopes of work in bidday program
  • Proficient in conceptual estimating in Timberline through the CM Process (Program, Schematic, DD, CD, etc) working with architects and engineers in design, successful in managing the construction budget.
  • Understands means and methods of construction. Know the different labor productivity rates of these items.
  • Understands CPM Scheduling and can translate into construction budget. Clearly communicates with Subcontractors scheduling expectations.
  • Knows unit costs of different construction materials and labor
  • Knows overall SF cost of construction for different building types
  • Knows typical/average system costs for multiple building types, i.e. foundations, substructure, superstructure, exterior skin, roofing, interiors, etc.
  • Successful in leading a design build project team (Architects, Engineers, Design Build Subcontractors)
  • Understands VE process and can lead a working session
  • Has developed important relationships with subcontractors that helps in winning work
  • Leads turnover meetings
  • Lead multiple projects at a time, directing estimating team
  • Proficient in presenting estimates to an owner.
  • Participates in forecast meetings and tracks budget vs. actual costs through construction
  • Proficient in financial risk management with sub bids
  • Supports Big-D s mission and values as well as all policies and procedures


  • Free Medical & Dental Insurance premiums
  • HSA (Health Savings Account) with employer contribution
  • 401k with Match
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability
  • Vehicle Allowance
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • PTO & Paid Holidays