Construction Estimator in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Incumbents are basically the one who has to provide cost estimates for the construction of commercial, residential, and municipality buildings. The job needs a lot of experience to prepare the construction plans to analyze the spending statistic and project budget. The person needs to estimate about all the necessary materials required in the construction process such as cement, bricks, rods, pipes, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities which are expected to be fulfilled by a construction estimator are as follows:

* The construction estimator has the responsibility to work with quantity surveyor to estimate the amount and type of material required to deliver the contracted specifications.

* He or she has to estimate the cost of equipment and plant with the materials that are used.

* He or she has to maintain coordination with the engineers and superintendents to help in predicting the duration of the project and the cost involved.

* It will be their responsibility to establish the estimated completion rate and progress related to project.

* He or she has to estimate the necessary reimbursements for bad weather conditions and other unpredictable events.

* He or she needs to calculate the final figure of the cost that will have to be incurred.

* He or she has the duty to determine the final project statistics by working on CAD applications.

* He or she has to set the budget as well to provide with suitable plans.

* He or she has to consult with the construction superintendents and prospective clients about the blue prints by understanding them.

Skills and Specifications:

* They should have very strong and excellent analytical and mathematical skills.

* He or she should have a good eye for details and the work.

* He or she should have a complete understanding of blueprints and should be comfortable with handling blueprints.

* He or she should necessarily have excellent communication skills both verbally and written.

* They should have team working skills and foster confidence in all.

* He or she should have the ability to use basic computer applications and CAD applications.

* He or she needs to be a very hard working person and should be very comfortable in handling large files with confidential data.

* The person should necessarily have the knowledge of basic construction software’s.

Education and Qualifications:

* HND or Bachelors Degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field

They are also required to have at least 5 years experience in Construction Estimating.
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