Construction Estimator

Davis Development

Atlanta, United States

Last shared 82 days ago

Job Details

Experience

1 - 5 years

Employment Type

Full-time

Employer Job ID

Not Mentioned

Industry Sector

Functional Area

Construction Construction Management
Job Description

Job Summary

We are looking for a thorough Construction estimator to calculate possible costs and gains of construction projects. You will collect and analyze data according to a series of useful variables.

The ideal candidate will be very comfortable with numbers and analytical. You must have great attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

The goal is to provide the company with accurate information that will help in operations and strategic planning.

  • Acquiring understanding of the requirements of the project/program at hand
  • Selecting metrics to produce valid estimates
  • Visiting sites, warehouses and other venues to gather essential information

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Acquire understanding of the requirements of the projects at hand
  • Select metrics to produce valid estimates
  • Review documents or consult experts to collect all necessary data
  • Analyze data and produce forecasts
  • Perform risk analysis
  • Prepare detailed reports or bids for submission to appropriate parties
  • Select advantageous deals by evaluating offers and quotes
  • Foster relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, architects etc.)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience as construction estimator
  • Basic understanding of accounting and project management concepts
  • Deep understanding of research methodology, data analysis and estimation metrics
  • Comfortable with numbers and technology
  • Excellent knowledge of software
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • BSc/BA in engineering, construction science or relevant field
  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or other qualification will be a plus
Company Description

Davis Development is a multi-family housing developer based in Atlanta, Georgia who in conjunction with it's affiliated companies, TX-Morrow Construction, Carolina Multifamily Construction and Morrow Construction, develop, construct, and manage luxury apartment communities throughout the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest regions of the United States.

Davis Development has developed, constructed, and managed over 50,000 units over the last 20+ years.

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