Clunn Acoustical Systems (CAS) is seeking a highly motivated Commercial Construction Estimator to join our team that can provide quality, accurate, and timely estimates/proposals.
The Estimator must be proficient in estimating commercial projects, negotiating with contractors, sub-contractors, and suppliers, budgeting the projects, establishing relationships, and working closely with project managers and owners. The Estimator will prepare estimates and written specifications for acoustical and/or specialty ceiling projects, along with demountable walls and subflooring.
Duties & Responsibilities
Analyze and compile estimate data that impact the cost of labor, materials, equipment requirements, location and other factors to ensure a high quality and timely estimate.
Review drawings, specifications and proposed project site conditions; record findings and solicit input from field operations to include final project estimate.
Review “take off” quantities to ensure accuracy of data used in estimates.
Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness of the bid and the ability to work on multiple estimates simultaneously.
Ability to provide valued input, feedback and creative solutions during pre-construction efforts to help steer cost certainty during the early stages of project program development.
Ability to create accurate conceptual budgets as well as detailed final construction document in competitive bid deliveries.
Apply mathematical calculations requiring advanced analytical processes to ensure logically estimated costs are accurate.
Present estimate and participate in bid reviews with senior management to ensure accuracy and completeness.
Communicate with owners, subcontractors, public and private entities to ensure competitiveness.
Communicate estimate bid information to field operations at pre-construction meetings to ensure understanding of scope of job and critical means and methods of construction.
Participate in and/ or lead design/ build preconstruction services to ensure a high quality, competitive estimates and schedules.
Participate in and/ or lead means and method discussions, being the catalyst to drive creative thinking and innovative ideas that distinguishes a successful estimate.
Knowledge of building construction, materials and methods
Knowledge of the laws and ordinances regulating building construction
Ability to do a detailed material take-off
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proficiency with all MS Office Products (outlook, word, excel, PP, MS Project, etc.) PlanGrid, BlueBeam, OST, and QuickBid software
Knowledge of construction principals and equipment capabilities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, Must be a team player
Keen attention to details
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering, Construction Management or similar degree, or equivalent technical training and/or work experience
Preferred experience in Drywall/Acoustical Estimating/Project Management and/or equivalent field work experience
Additional Salary Information: Quality Healthcare, vision, and dental packages• Vacation• 401k• Paid sick days• Competitive Base Salary and Performance Based Bonus
Clunn Acoustical Systems founded in 1984, and is located outside Tomball. We have worked diligently through the years to build strong relationships with all we encounter by embracing the fundamental tenets of the golden rule: integrity, professionalism & teamwork. We have built a solid reputation by providing exceptional service, honesty, and quality for more than 30 years.