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Burke Construction Group

01 Oct 2018 3:18 PM | Amy Treis (Administrator)



Estimators are responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that the team knows everything required to successfully bid and win the project. You must aggressively follow up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received in a timely manner and with ample time to review and level bids prior to bid due dates. You will work with the Project Management team to follow-up on bids, participate in the buyout process and create budgets. As Estimator you will be responsible for the hand-off to the procurement and project management team and explain the overall scope, preferred subcontractors and any details for plans of execution. You will be expected to attend pre-bid meetings, both on-site walks and meetings at owner’s/client facilities. Lastly you will play a role in the business development working with Account Managers and Regional Directors to participate in obtaining new business and meeting with current clients to expand the relationship.

Essential Function:

Bid Administration

• Prepares and maintains status of subcontractor bid receipt

• Solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors

• Prepares subcontractor bid packages

• Ensures proper coverage from subcontractors

• Contacts suppliers to obtain additional material and subcontractor bids

• Submits all bids and budget request from clients by bid deadline

• Enters all relevant information into our bid tracking sheets and files all sub bids electronically following a structured protocol

Project Knowledge

• Review bid requirements thoroughly and ask follow-up questions

• Have a thorough understanding of the scope for specific trades assigned

• Develops RFI’s and clarifications, shares ensure adequate subcontractor coverage

• Performs a comprehensive analysis and levels scope of specific assigned trades

• Have a firm understanding of which Subs fit the size and scope of a project

• Creates bid lists that fit scope of job, ensuring that we have the right subs for the project

• Minimize exclusions by becoming familiar with the project, working with subcontractors to recognize scope deficiencies and expressing confidence in final figures

Post-bid & Turn Over

• Consistently follows up on submitted bids and budgets with clients direct, external project management teams, architect and/or construction manager to close business

• Coordinates kick-off meetings immediately after award to turn-over all relevant information including bid documents and subcontractor buyout information to project management.

• Review drawings, job costs and any scope deficiencies with project management team and highlight areas of concern

• Thoroughly checks requirements to buy the proper scope and assist project manager in capturing the correct scope for each trade partner

• Ensures that subcontractors are committed to the project schedule and any strategies bid into the project

• Assist project manager by providing subcontractors with as much information as possible

Supervisory Responsibility

Not Applicable.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which will typically involve 50+ hours a week. Due to the nature of the job, the employee must be available on-call early/late hours to deal with delays, bad weather and emergencies at the job site


You must be willing to travel as necessary

Required Education and Experience

10+ years estimating/project management experience

Preferred Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Construction management/science highly preferred

Addition Eligibility Qualifications

None required for this position

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

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Please submit Cover Letter and Resumes via email to:

Ms. Brandis Perez

Executive Assistant

8430 Enterprise Circle, STE 140
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

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