Preconstruction Job Descriptions

The Estimating Coordinator position require a high degree of specialized expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of quality and accuracy. Drive, determination and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results that meet these established criteria are necessary for successful job. The work requires specialized technical problem solving and ingenuity while working within approved organizational systems and technology, and the demonstration of the values of integrity, quality and caution.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Create and develop quantity take-offs
  • Seek competitive pricing from subcontractors and materials providers
  • Determine pricing for both internal and rough estimates based on subcontractor input
  •  Assemble bids and create rough and firm estimates based on project deliverables
  • Conduct and prepare job site assessments
  • Expertise-based problem solving
  • Obtain required permitting and documentation
  • Presentation of estimates to clients
  •  Turn over job to construction operations team

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Construction Management/Civil Engineering/Construction Engineering Technology)
  • 0 to 3 years of experience estimating in the construction management industry
  • Understanding of construction materials and processes
  • Experience with On-Screen Takeoff, MS Project, Bluebeam, and Roctek software preferred

Additional Information

Competitive salary, benefits, and financial incentives are offered. Work may include up to 20% travel.

 

The Project Estimator positions requires a high degree of specialized expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of quality and accuracy. Drive, determination and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results that meet these established criteria are necessary for successful job. The work requires specialized technical problem solving and ingenuity while working within approved organizational systems and technology, and the demonstration of the values of integrity, quality and caution.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Produces budget and firm estimates per corporate goals
  • Capable of establishing budget estimates within TDC guideline
  • Assist in  proposal presentations to clients with Business Development
  • Ability to provide value engineering to meet the client’s needs while proficiently using the budget tracker
  • Solicit and obtain 4-5 subcontractor bids for all major trades
  • Prepares bid books with complete bid tabs and detailed scopes for all trades
  • Thoroughly reviews all bids for complete scopes of work, identifies scope
  • Achieve effective and timely turnover of projects to Operations

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Construction Management/Civil Engineering/Construction Engineering Technology) 3+  years of experience estimating in the construction management industry
  • Understanding of construction materials and processes
  • Experience with On-Screen Takeoff, MS Project, Bluebeam, and Roctek software preferred

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Competitive salary, benefits, and financial incentives are offered. Work may include up to 20% travel.

The Senior Estimator is responsible for the individual production of estimates as well as supervising Estimating Coordinators and Project Estimators in the process of coordinating and executing estimating and preconstruction activities in a quality, cost conscious, timely, and client friendly manner.  These activities will be performed consistent with the yearly goals established by the Company for the department, and in accordance with Company processes. The responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities. This is primarily a task-focused job, requiring a somewhat authoritative, directive leadership style that encourages results driven, task-oriented collaboration.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provide Project leadership to achieve established goals
  • Manages estimating associates to meet departmental goals through on-going performance feedback and coaching
  • Maintains ability to support Business Development needs by being available when necessary for meetings and presentations
  • On-time commitments for all preconstruction activities
  • Ensures timely turnover of proposals to operations to allow effective purchasing and efficiency of construction
  • Development of staff through performance management, training, coaching and mentoring
  • Hiring and onboarding
  • Champion development of The Douglas Company culture

QUALIFICATIONS

A completed Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Construction Management or Civil Engineering is strongly preferred. Candidates with a different degree major, combined with the required experience, will also be considered.

  • 8+ years of experience as a Senior Estimator in the Construction Industry, managing the entire project scope from pre-construction to close out
  • Senior Living, Assisted Living, Multi-family, or Single-Family project experience is strongly preferred

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Competitive salary, benefits, and financial incentives are offered. Work will include up to 30% travel and may increase or decrease depending on project location.

The Chief Estimator is responsible for leading and managing the Estimating department, procuring projects primarily for new clients in a quality, cost-conscious, timely, and client-friendly manner.  It will be their objective to develop the company’s preconstruction services, and estimating abilities to provide for company and client services growth.  These activities will be performed consistent with the yearly goals established by the company for the department. The responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities. This is primarily a task-focused job, requiring a somewhat authoritative, directive leadership style that encourages results driven, task-oriented collaboration.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provides departmental leadership to achieve corporate goals
  • Cultivates strong relationships with customers and clients
  • Supervise performance of a strong departmental team
  • Coach and develop a successful estimating department
  • Ensure estimating department is executing at the right levels by following TDC processes
  • Development of staff through performance management, training, coaching and mentoring
  • Hiring and onboarding
  • Champion development of The Douglas Company culture

QUALIFICATIONS

A completed Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Construction Management or Civil Engineering is strongly preferred. Candidates with a different degree major, combined with the required experience, will also be considered.

  • 8+ years of experience as a Senior Estimator in the Construction Industry, managing the entire project scope from pre-construction to close out
  • Senior Living, Assisted Living, Multi-family, or Single-Family project experience is strongly preferred

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Competitive salary, benefits, and financial incentives are offered. Work will include up to 30% travel and may increase or decrease depending on project location.

The Vice President of PreConstruction is completely responsibility to manage all facets of preconstruction and all associated team members. This position requires confidence, independent action, initiative, a sense of urgency, and the ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them. This job requires self-assurance and competitive drive. There is a strong demand for high quality, organized and repeatable results. The responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

  •  Provide departmental leadership to achieve corporate goals specific to preconstruction
  • Supervise the performance of strong departmental team
  • Cultivate strong relationships with customers and clients
  • Ensures strict adherence to preconstruction processes
  • Cultivate strong relationships with customers and clients
  • Champion development of The Douglas Company culture

QUALIFICATIONS

A completed Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Construction Management or Civil Engineering is strongly preferred. Candidates with a different degree major, combined with the required experience, will also be considered.

  • 10+ years of experience as an Operations Manager, Vice President or Project Executive in the Construction industry with particular emphasis on preconstruction
  • Senior Living, Assisted Living, Multi-family, or Single-Family project experience is strongly preferred

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Competitive salary, benefits, and financial incentives are offered. Work will include up to 30% travel and may increase or decrease depending on project location.