Louis Perry Group - Senior Estimator
Company: CDM Smith
Posted on: April 5, 2021
Louis Perry & Associates:
Built on a foundation of strong values, high morals, integrity and
passion, Louis Perry & Associates will not only provide you with a
rewarding career but the encouragement and tools to become a
More than being one of the largest and fastest growing engineering
and architectural firms in the nation, Louis Perry & Associates
also offers a world of opportunity. From training courses and
seminars to state-of-the-art technology and a stable, supportive
corporate environment, we're committed to providing the best for
our employees and securing the continued success of our company
The Perry Group:
The Perry Group is a full-service, design/build, general
construction and construction management firm and a specialized
equipment systems manufacturer. Over the past twelve years, we have
built, fabricated and managed nearly $1 billion worth of
construction and equipment projects.
-- Job Description Outline of Responsibilities:
Provides full estimating services or prepares portions of estimates
for their specialty for large size projects of high complexity.
Gives administrative and technical direction. Ensures that
corporate objectives are met.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Prepares design/build, engineer, construction management,
guaranteed maximum price, and hard-bid estimates/proposals.
Analyzes quotations both prior to and on bid day. Evaluates bids of
sub-contractors and suppliers for completeness of scope of work,
delivery time, and compliance with the specifications and other
--- Enters quantity take-offs and material unit pricings as
applicable to project. Recognizes and applies appropriate work
breakdown structure (WBS) structure. Processes and identifies
complete scope of project with limited levels of design
--- Prepares opinions of probable construction cost estimates to
applicable discipline. Develop subcontractor and vendor scopes and
reviews same for completeness.
--- Assists in coordination of overall corporate estimating
--- Contact subcontractors and suppliers for outsource pricing.
--- May provide guidance to more junior staff in estimating
procedures and the use of estimating software.
--- Manages bid day and close out activities.
--- Performs additional duties as required. Minimum Qualifications
At a minimum, the Senior Estimator shall have the following:
--- a high school diploma or equivalent, and
--- eight (8) years of related experience Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Necessary to Perform Essential Job
--- Thorough knowledge of estimating techniques, estimating
software, cost control and material pricing.
--- Knowledge of Timberline estimating software tools
--- Reads and comprehends drawings and specifications and identify
missing elements during design development
--- Ability to perform conceptual estimates in multiple trades and
review estimates in many trades.
--- Ability to estimate many types of projects/contracts
--- Good multi-tasking skills and ability to meet strict
--- Strong personal computer and Estimating and On-Screen
digitizing software skills
--- Strong computer aptitude to include basic knowledge of
Microsoft Office & Excel
--- Strong organizational and communication skills
--- Team player attitude
--- Understanding of building materials and construction methods;
knowledge of procedures for construction and ability to read and
understand construction documents
--- Ability to make independent decisions
--- Cost conscious
--- Work overtime as required
--- Maintain responsive, smooth relations with parallel operation
within The Perry Group Preferred Qualifications --- conceptual
--- capable of converting early FEL studies into comprehensive
construction estimates Assignment Category Amount of Travel
Required 5% EEO Statement The Louis Perry Group is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected
veteran status. No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or
TN Visas for this position
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