Construction Estimator

Full Time

Website DICK'S Sporting Goods

The Construction Estimator will support and work with Management, Operations, and Staff to analyze, interpret, and estimate cost for large-scale retail architectural project plans, requirements, and specifications, perform material take-offs, and obtain quotes from suppliers. You will also be providing detailed proposals and accurate bid packages, which involves negotiating and attending meetings with vendors, clients, and architects along with value engineering projects to ensure they fall within timeframes and budget. The Construction Estimator will work closely with the Construction, Construction Finance, Facilities, Real Estate, Procurement, Legal, and Visual teams to assist with pricing estimate models for projects and ad hoc requests.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

In collaboration with Construction, Real Estate and Development, prepare detailed construction estimates for New, Relocation, and Remodel construction projects.
Maintain historical cost records for all construction projects.
Maintain and update Dick’s prototype cost records for all banners of the chain. Provide cost estimates for prototypical DRBs (Design Revision Bulletin) and RCs (Request for Change)
Support Sr. Director of Construction for yearly capital budgeting.
Prepare bid strategy and packages as requested, analyzing bid documents and design drawings.
Support Construction Project Managers in reviewing and analyze competitive general contractor bids.
Completing quantity take-offs
Scope determination and breaking down scope sheets.
Managing change-orders and RFI’ s / RFP’ s
Must be confident working with estimating and communicating to teams on projects of varying sizes, and be capable of estimating hard bid, negotiated and conceptual projects.
The Estimator will support and work with management, operations and estimating staff in the review of project plans, requirements, and specifications.
The Estimator shall have extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs, and engineering principles.
Review project plans, requirements, and specifications
Determine labor and equipment costs.
Perform accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.
Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.
Understand project logistics and project schedule.
Review quotes and estimates with the Construction Team.
Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)
Comprehends contract requirements for diversity compliance.
Prioritize workload and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands.
Site meetings and walk throughs on occasion.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Presentation and communication skills.
Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project Scheduling.
Extensive knowledge of Construction costs and Engineering principles.
General contractor background.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management related degree.
3 – 5 Years of relevant experience.
Experience estimating large-scale Construction projects or relevant estimating experience.Show more

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