Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Chief or Senior Estimator - Mission Critical Background

US-GA-Atlanta | US
Job ID
3115

Responsibilities

Brasfield & Gorrie is seeking a Sr. or Chief Estimator specializing in Mission Critical / Data Center projects to join our Preconstruction team. This individual will ideally have extensive knowledge of the unique attributes of mission critical construction and have led preconstruction efforts for those type projects. This is a key position in the further development and expansion of Brasfield & Gorrie's Mission Critical division.  

 

Responsibilities and Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Perform complex and multiple estimating assignments.
  • Compile conceptual estimates, including project benchmarks and details.
  • Understand and execute multiple delivery methods, including hard bid, negotiated GMP, Design Build, and IPD.
  • Work with operations teams on general requirements, including fees, financials, staffing of jobs, and construction schedules.
  • Establish schedule durations based on quantities, attend scheduling meetings, and solicit subcontractor schedules.
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of scope definition, and communicate pricing requirements clearly to subcontractors.
  • Work with General Superintendent and Division Manager to determine crew and labor sizing of a project.
  • Use PT&I calculator based on labor types, state, and EMR.
  • Proficiently utilize estimating software tools: P6, ISQFT, On-Screen Takeoff, Earthwork, Timberline, Assemble and others.
  • Lead estimate reviews with project management, design team, and owners.
  • Visit jobsites to gain understanding of estimate accuracy and impact.
  • Work with marketing department to assist with proposal preparation.
  • Develop subcontractor and supplier relationships.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with architects, owners, engineers, designers, clients, and others for potential business development.
  • Collaborate with VDC group during estimate to develop quantities, logistics plan and 4D schedules
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to less experienced estimators
  • Lead and facilitate “on-ramp” sessions
  • Gather historical data from past/on-going projects for use in future estimates

Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in construction, engineering, or related field; Or related construction experience
  • 5-10 years of Estimating and/or combination of estimating and project management experience, with focus on Mission Critical / Data Center projects
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Technical writing skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Innovative attitude
  • Proven experience with technology
  • Willingness to travel, as it may be required

 

The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE/Vets/Disabilities.

 

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