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New Development Construction Estimator

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our client's Estimating/Preconstruction Department is searching for a focused, professional Construction Estimator with experience in estimating management for their residential new developments and commercial industry ventures.
They are looking for highly competent self-starters who possess strong communication, problem solving and team building skills to Develop/Build & Grow within a Precon Estimating Department to contribute to it's full potential as they grow throughout the area.

About the company:
A local (Nashville) Home Builder with a ton of growth, extensive company support staff as well as a company culture that exceeds most candidates' expectations. They strive to provide (not only) the best environment for their team members - but the best product possible for this area at the market price point. They build custom, semi-custom and multifamily homes for the local Mid-Tn area.


--- Interpret Construction Documents to ensure all bids (quantities and
components) are complete and accurate at time of final estimate

--- Establish and maintain component quantities database on a per product (tier)

--- Utilize live cost data in the form of Purchase Orders and Variance Purchase
Orders to update and improve cost assumptions

--- Assist the Real Estate Development team during the underwriting phase by
providing the most up to date cost information
--- Create monthly/ quarterly cost trends according to project costs and
--- Measure final estimate results against underwriting expectations

--- Communicate alternative, value engineered options if final estimates do not
fall within cost parametersQualifications

--- Prefer individuals with 5+ years' experience in estimating within the commercial or homebuilding industry

--- Bachelors Degree in Construction, Business, or other related field preferred.

--- High level of understanding of Estimating and Preconstruction + Team Development & Management.

--- Negotiating Skills are a big advantage Plus local vendor/supplier relationships!

--- Strong computer skills for Estimating/Preconstruction (Excel, Word, BuilderTrend, OnScreenTakeoff, etc.).

Compensation and Benefits

They offer a VERY compensation package including:

--- Competitive salary starting at $75-90k+ (Open to Negotiation DOE )
--- Bonus' paid Quarterly !
--- Insurance 100% Paid
--- PLUS: Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Short/Long-Term Disability Coverage, Life Insurance
--- Vacation - 3 weeks
--- Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
--- 401k plan with attractive match
--- Paid Holiday (7)

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Nashville , New Development Construction Estimator, Other , Nashville, Tennessee

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