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Construction Estimator
Location: Charlotte, NC (in state travel required work from home when not on site)
Duration: Long-Term; indefinite end

Our client has a need for a Construction Estimator. This is a contract position; however it is not uncommon for assignments to transition into permanent positions with our client companies. If you have the background we are looking for, and you are interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with a leading company, we want to talk with you!

Overview:

We are looking for a detail-oriented Construction Estimator to advise on the foreseeable cost of each of our major developments. To this end, the Construction Estimator should obtain all relevant project specifications, determine the most appropriate building materials, and secure favorable prices on all resources. You should also inspect trends in construction to determine whether your estimates are both reasonable and competitive.

To ensure success as a Construction Estimator, you should be able to translate project requirements into concrete figures with ease and adhere to financial constraints without compromising on our high standards.

Responsibilities:
Collecting all pertinent documents including property plans, technical drawings, and project specifications.
Studying documentation, meeting with clients, and inspecting the construction site to fully understand what work is required.
Deciding on the most appropriate human and material resources for each project.
Obtaining multiple quotes for each of these and then selecting the most suitable offers.
Negotiating with service providers to secure better prices.
Outlining the work plan to gauge how much time will be needed to complete each development.
Performing risk assessments to account for potential deviations from the project plan.
Accounting for the use of our resources, plus a reasonable profit margin to calculate an overarching price.
Drafting proposals that detail envisioned materials, costs, and time frames.

Requirements:

4+ years experience as a Construction Estimator
Prerably experience in Wastewater, Water, Sewer, roads, or similar
Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, or similar is preferable.
Qualification in Project Management is highly advantageous.
Ability to forecast the cost of high-ticket, involved Utility developments.
Knowledge of relevant technical and non-technical documents.
Exceptional quantitative skills.
Outstanding research and proposal writing skills.
Ability to negotiate with seasoned Sales personnel.
Dependable, conscientious, and excellent communication skills.

Additional:
As an employee with ASAP, you will be working through an established and well respected organization that goes above and beyond for our Clients and Talent. We are dedicated to providing our Associates with professional and responsive attention and we are here to assist with any questions or concerns you may have. Your diligence and professional commitment will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits.
Available benefits for this position may include (but are not limited to):
Excellent medical, dental, and vision
401(k)
Short Term Disability/LTD


Who We Are:
ASAP is the expert solution for companies seeking a skilled contract/contingent workforce. Our expertise, market knowledge and recruitment proficiency make us the source for providing companies seeking highly skilled Financial, IT, Engineers and Technicians to fill contract, temp-to-perm, and direct hire opportunities.



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