Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Chief or Senior Estimator - Industrial Background

US-AL-Birmingham | US-GA-Atlanta
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Brasfield & Gorrie has an exciting opportunity for a Chief or Senior Estimator to help lead our Industrial Division, focusing on the following project types: automotive, distribution, food and beverage, manufacturing, and metals.


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 concentration in industrial market sector
  • 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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