Estimator

Jr Estimator

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Jr Estimator with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

         2 years of construction experience.

         1 year experience in estimating

         Degree preferred but not required

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

         Analyzing project specifications and blueprints to understand the scope of work and identify potential issues or challenges.

         Researching and estimating the cost of labor, materials, and equipment required for the project.

         Preparing and submitting bids or proposals to clients or contractors.

         Collaborating with project managers, engineers, architects, and other professionals to develop and refine estimates.

         Reviewing subcontractor quotes and proposals to ensure accuracy and completeness.

         Maintaining detailed records of estimates, bids, and other project-related information.

         Assisting with project planning and scheduling.

         Staying up-to-date with industry trends and developments, as well as changes in building codes and regulations.

         Participating in site visits and project meetings as needed.

Estimator

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Estimator with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5-8 years of construction experience. Must have experience in DFW area.
  • Must have good organizational skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Resourceful and diligent in seeking solutions to problems and adapting to new situations.
  • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees, while maintaining constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs accurate, thorough, and timely quantity takeoffs using company format, detail and coding for all C1S categories at all phases of drawing development (schematic, design development, construction documents).
  • Reviews and understands project plans and specifications for all CSI categories of work.
  • Solicits and evaluates trade partner bids.
  • Develops accurate and concise clarifications and assumptions with project management team’s assistance.
  • Obtains clarification on plans and specifications from architects and engineers when necessary.
  • Solicits and analyzes trade partner and vendor pricing input when required.
  • Attends project site pre-bid meetings, site tours, and post-bid interviews as required.
  • Develops accurate unit costs.
  • Develops and analyzes value management analysis options.
  • Performs technical/plan review when required.
  • Considers and understands problems and identifies appropriate solutions.
  • Develops knowledge in building designs, systems, and construction materials through available resources.
  • Accurately assesses and plans takeoff workload.
  • Uses estimating and pre-construction software including On-Screen Takeoff, Procore, and Building Connected.

Commercial Estimator

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Estimator with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

  • 5 years of proven experience in commercial roofing estimation, with a strong understanding of various roofing systems and materials.
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam and Microsoft Excel/ Office suite.
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy in calculations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams.
  • Proven track record of successfully bidding and securing commercial roofing projects.
  • Knowledge of local building codes, regulations, and industry standards related to roofing projects.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Co Analyze project specifications, architectural drawings, and other relevant documents to accurately estimate roofing materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs.
  • Collaborate closely with the sales and project management teams to understand client needs, project goals, and develop comprehensive bid proposals.
  • Prepare detailed take-offs and cost breakdowns for various roofing systems, considering factors such as materials, labor, equipment, permits, and overhead.
  • Research and identify cost-effective solutions while maintaining high-quality standards and adhering to industry best practices.
  • Utilize estimating software and tools to streamline the estimation process and ensure accuracy in calculations.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits to gather crucial information and insights for preparing accurate estimates.
  • Evaluate potential risks and challenges associated with projects and develop contingency plans.
  • Coordinate with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors to obtain competitive pricing for materials and services.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, new roofing technologies, and best practices to enhance the accuracy and competitiveness of our bids.