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Site Work Estimator, Georgia*

Company: The Beach Company
Location: Pooler
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Gulf Stream Construction Company is seeking the assistance of a motivated individual to aid with the operations and growth of our Pooler, GA location. Headquartered in Charleston, SC, Gulf Stream Construction is the premiere full-service general site contractor with unparalleled expertise in all phases of site, civil and infrastructure construction in SC and GA. Come join our small, yet mighty team as we experience significant growth and development in the Savannah area - we need an experienced estimator to take us to the next level!
The Estimator is responsible for developing detailed, comprehensive cost estimates for various site construction projects. Duties include collecting, analyzing, and interpreting costs of products and services as well as time and labor required to complete a construction project while ensuring profitability and maintaining safety standards.
Collaborative. Innovative. Responsive. This is Gulf Stream.Responsibilities

  • Determine and define the scope of work and deliverables by reviewing plans, specifications, shop drawings, and takeoffs
  • Attend non-mandatory pre-bid site visits, as needed, to gain an overall understanding of the bid requirements
  • Establish relationships and communicate with general contractors, engineers, developers, subcontractors, and vendors until bid is awarded
  • Build earthwork models in 3D modeling software
  • Research the cost of items such as materials, transport, labor, and equipment through utilization of the estimating software, analyzing for completeness of scope, and resolving cost discrepancies
  • Request and obtain quotes from vendors and subcontractors in a timely manner by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, and negotiating price
  • Present cost estimates to Chief Estimator and President for questions, clarification, profit markups, and final edits before submission to bid requestor
  • Submit a responsible and profitable estimate to bid requestor by the deadline. Answer outstanding questions, make bid adjustments, and resubmit if necessary. Follow up with bid requestor until bid is awarded.
  • Attend turnover meetings with Project Manager to review bid estimate, answer questions, and provide clarification to ensure a successful transition from bid to project commencement
  • Collaborate with Administrative Assistants and Vice President of Business Development, as needed
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures as it relates to office personnel
  • Other responsibilities assigned by management

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related field. Experience in a directly related field may be accepted in lieu of formal education
    • 3-10 years of experience in Estimating or equivalent.
    • Proficient in B2W software and Trimble Business Center, preferred

      Skills and Abilities

      • Exceptional time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
      • Detail oriented and highly organized
      • Ability to prioritize job pricing and deadlines for several estimates at the same time
      • Strong communication skills
      • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple estimates at once

        This position is located at our office in Pooler, GA.


Keywords: The Beach Company, Savannah , Site Work Estimator, Georgia*, Other , Pooler, Georgia

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