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Company : WJCreate Construction
Location : Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
position : Construction Estimator

Description :

About Us:
An affiliate of long-successful WJArchitects, WJCreate(WJC) offers single-source integrated design-build services for commercial and residential construction. Providing integrated architecture and construction, WJC manages project development from concept to completion, with sole accountability under one roof.
Job Description:
We have an opening for an experienced estimator. Candidate must be capable of conceptual estimating, project budgeting, bidding and plan & spec bidding.
Primary Duties:
– Complete estimates for commercial and institutional construction projects.
– Solicit bids and estimates from subcontractors and suppliers.
– Prepare cost estimates for design-build proposals.
– Responsible for developing and maintaining good client relationships.
– Schedule and run pre-bid meetings with subcontractors.
– Prepare or aid in preparation of outline specifications for design-build proposals.
– Aid in preparation of working drawings through cost evaluation and plan review of design-build proposals and projects.
– Responsible for developing and maintaining good client relationships.
– Attend pre-construction conference and pass all information and commitments to project manager.
– Review cost to date and projected cost of projects, for which estimator prepared the estimate, on a regular basis and address variances with project manager and pre-construction manager.
– Estimate change orders as requested by project manager.
– Review actual costs for completed projects.
– Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
– Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
– Communication skills, verbal and written.
– Ability to conduct effective presentations.
– Proficiency in MS Office with emphasis on strong Excel skills.
– Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.
– Proficiency in construction estimating software.
– Proficiency in required construction technology.
– Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management.
– Knowledge of field operations through project support.
– Ability to prepare quantity surveys.
– Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work.
– Knowledge of self-perform and labor productivity.
– Ability to develop General Requirement estimates.
– Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.
Job Requirements:
– 5-10 years plus of relevant commercial construction estimating experience, with project greater than $2 million in value.
– College Education of at least a Bachelors.
– Experience with project management software, estimating software, and well versed in Microsoft Office.
As an Estimator you will work closely with the President and Project Architect to effectively plan, coordinate and oversee the estimating process. Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate a proven record of strong leadership, excellent communication skills, and positive subcontractor relations. Currently, WJC only operates in the Tampa Bay area, with a majority of work in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County area.
Salary and benefits are negotiable.
WJCreate is a Drug Free Work Place.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $75,000.00 – $110,000.00 per year

Health insurance
Paid time off


Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

Bonus pay


Bachelor’s (Preferred)


Construction Estimating: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: One location