Junior Estimator

The Junior Estimator is responsible for the following:

  • Forward email correspondence to correct Estimator or review with Estimator and issue responses on their behalf
  • Assist Estimators with clerical tasks as directed
  • Accompany Management to hand deliver hard bids
  • Attend bi-weekly Estimating meetings (7 a.m. every other Wednesday) – note action items
  • Update and maintain list of bidding Subcontractors and their contact information in Procore
  • Update and maintain documents (sub bids, archived bids)
  • Upload electronic documents received from Owners and Architects to Procore
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of Bid Packages prepared by the Estimators
  • Scan plan rooms, on-line bidding tools, etc. for information on potential projects, new subcontractors and vendors to bid projects

o   Verify email enrollment for email notifications from northern and central CA construction plan rooms

o   BIWEEKLY - Compile a list of projects from plan rooms that Management may want to bid – provide this list of projects, along with any other GCs who are listed as interested in bidding the same work

  • Receive and log Addendums and Owner/Architect Directives to Procore “Correspondence” section; distribute same information to the Subcontractors
  • Receive Subcontractor bids; Review bids for acknowledgement of addendums, RFI's, appropriate wage rates, etc.  Contact Subcontractors as needed for required corrections; distribute bids to correct Estimator.

o   Print hard copies of received bids and distribute them to the appropriate Estimator

  • Save bids in appropriate file folders
  • Contact bidders by phone to verify receipt of Invitations to Bid and to determine their intent for providing a proposal
  • Address questions from subcontractors regarding how to use Procore, submit bids in the system and provide dates relevant to bid deadlines
  • Assist Estimator in preparing requests for information (RFIs)
  • Assist Estimators with hand off of awarded project to Project Manager
  • Archive unsuccessful bids with input from estimators
  • Respond to subcontractor inquiries regarding work awarded as instructed by Estimators
  • Set up projects in Procore
  • Visit downtown building department to see who is requesting construction permits
  • Assist Bart with completion of client Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Qualifications (RFQs)
  • Provide relief / backup on front phones for receptionist when needed

Essential Skills

  • General knowledge of construction trades and the work performed by each
  • Computer programs:  Microsoft Word, Excel, Procore, Adobe Acrobat
  • Professional and concise written / verbal communication and interpersonal skills

o   Email and face-to-face interactions as “gatekeeper” between our estimators and the subcontractors regarding job estimates, bids, status updates and introductions

  • Time-management, multi-tasking and organizational skills  
  • Develop good working relationships with Subcontractors, local builders exchanges and clients
  • Team Oriented attitude and punctuality    

PLEASE APPLY & UPLOAD RESUME USING THIS LINK: https://loxo.co/agencies/412/jobs/217188

Experience :
1-2 years
Wage :
Job Location :
Bakersfield
Creation date :
05/13/2019