Join our award-winning company as a Senior Estimator! As a key position on the estimating team, you will assist in the planning and coordination of the overall department, serving as a subject matter expert and mentor for teammates. Additionally, you will prepare bids for projects including take off for self-performed work.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.
Reviews the “front end” of the specifications and communicates the requirements to the estimating coordinator, accounting, business development, and project manager as needed.
Reviews proposal specifications, drawings and attends pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required content of estimate.
Incorporates historical data from unit prices, purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports and prior estimates to determine bid price.
Analyzes blueprints and specifications to prepare bids for projects.
Applies knowledge of construction techniques, principles, and processes to estimate labor and material needs.
Mentors and trains department staff.
Prepares budget estimates.
Provides estimates for self-performed work.
Procures subcontractor quotes and ensures adequate coverage pre bid.
Qualifies vendors and subcontractors post bid day to determine cost effectiveness.
Consults with subcontractors and vendors to formulate estimates and resolve issues.
Conducts studies and computes bids to develop useful data for repeat customer estimates.
Maintains job cost accounting records on projects with close similarities.
Serves as a resource for researching technical questions.
Participates in interviews and sales discussions with owners and architects. Represents the company in a professional manner in interviews.
May determine critical path schedule and sequence of work.
Participates in hand-off meetings.
Follows-up on project leads and works to procure new business.
Builds and maintains customer contact for long-term relationships.
Oversees the completion and submittal of Prequalification Statements.
Performs all other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Architecture, or equivalent relevant construction experience required.
OSHA 10 certification strongly preferred, with attainment in first 12 months of employment required.
10+ years of construction experience with 5+ years of estimating experience in a general contractor environment.
Strong conceptual estimating skills. Ability to rough out a schedule.
Familiarity with field practices, scheduling, codes, OSHA safety guidelines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook Word, and Excel) required. On Screen Takeoff (OST) experience preferred.
Performs all responsibilities under the intent and obligation to Immel’s Core Values of Safety, Craftsmanship, Integrity, Transparency, Community, and Reliability
Effective, professional written and verbal communication skills across all levels. Prioritizes availability for other team members as needed.
Organized, ability to prioritize, meets or exceeds established deadlines.
Proactive, reliable, self-motivated, and disciplined.
Works independently and exercises sound judgment when making decisions.
Strong attention to detail with the ability to understand and navigate construction plans, documents, and
Works well in a fast-paced, demanding environment while maintaining composure and a positive attitude.
Work primarily will be performed from the main office. Occasional travel to potential job sites and pre-bid meetings will be required. Occasional loud environment.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
The Immel Difference
Construction has been a part of the Immel legacy dating back to the 1800s, rooting our name into the industry far before the company was established in 1961. Over the last 60 years, Immel Construction has advanced, expanded, and proven the Immel Difference by instilling our Core Values and Mission into everything we do.
Becoming 100% employee owned in 2019, our employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) improves our organizational performance by aligning employee individual goals with company performance benchmarks. The decisions of Immel staff consistently reflect awareness of their ownership and stake in the success of the company, resulting in greater customer satisfaction. Our ESOP becomes a differentiator in recruiting, retaining, and rewarding the best talent in the industry.
Immel Construction has played a vital role in the development of some of Green Bay’s most iconic and recognizable landmarks, working with clients that have experienced first hand what it means to partner with Immel Construction. As the company continues to grow and achieve organizational goals, it will certainly be marked by consistent homage to continue on in the name of tradition and the Immel Difference.