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Chief Estimator

Company: Jos. Schmitt Construction Co., Inc.
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Jos. Schmitt Construction Company, Inc. , a 120-year old, fourth generation, family owned construction company based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin is seeking to fill the following position:

Chief Estimator - Job Details:
--- Provide estimating for hard bid construction projects. This includes soliciting bids from subcontractors, preparing a self-perform work estimate, receiving and analyzing subcontractor bids, and preparing and submitting the final bid proposal.
--- Provide estimating for pre-construction budgeting including conceptual budgeting, schematic design budgeting, and design-development budgeting. This includes performing take-offs for multiple aspects of the projects and working with select subcontractors to compile a comprehensive budget.
--- Maintain and utilize company bid solicitation software.
--- Prepare preliminary schedules for preconstruction submittals using SureTrak scheduling software.
--- Perform quantity take-offs for projects using On-Screen Take-off from On Center Software.
--- Oversee the compilation of all hard-bid documents including signed bid forms, subcontractor listings and Bid Bonds.
--- Prepare written proposals with full scopes of work for select projects.
--- Provide bid tabulation spreadsheets that help indicate all bids received for the project for select projects requiring this information.
--- Coordinate on the preparation of RFP Proposals for the company.
--- Participate in the company's interview team for prospective projects.
--- Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits for hard bid projects.
--- Schedule pre-bid meetings and present Jos. Schmitt's project requirements for projects that have been awarded to Jos. Schmitt.
--- It will be beneficial to have familiarity and some skills with AutoCAD.
--- Have familiarity with converting an estimate to a cost code structure for the project team.
--- Must be proficient with routing information to preconstruction project teams for multiple projects running at the same time.
--- Maintain the company's listing of "Projects in Progress" and "Major Construction Projects Completed".
--- Jos. Schmitt currently uses WinEst estimating system for all projects. This system is available for use with new personnel; however, the company is open to other systems if there is substantive reasoning behind that change.
--- Oversee estimator workload.

Experience: Minimum 5-7 years, experience as construction estimator.
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Benefits: Company paid Health, Dental and Vision Insurance with a Health Reimbursement Account, 3- part Retirement Savings Plan - (1) Money-Purchase Plan with a guaranteed company contribution of 5% of employees gross wages, (2) Profit-Sharing Plan - company determined percentage contribution of employee's gross wages based upon company performance, (3) 401-(k) Employee determined percentage contribution of gross wages. Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation/Personnel Days, Paid Sick/ Bereavement Leave.

Keywords: Jos. Schmitt Construction Co., Inc., Sheboygan , Chief Estimator, Professions , Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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