MW Builders Estimator in Pflugerville, Texas

MW Builders, a National General Contractor, is searching for an estimator to join our growing team! This is a great opportunity to grow with an established and stable organization. MW Builders is 100% employee-owned, offers financial strength, stability, and national expertise while maintaining a local community feel. We pursue work that is a mixture of hard-bid, select bid list, qualifications based, and negotiated in both the private and public sectors spanning 10 industries. If you are needing more variety in your construction career, we are the company for you!

Nature of Work

Analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for construction projects. Routinely interact with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors in preparation of bids.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with review of proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.

  • Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.

  • Solicit subcontractor and supplier bids and interface with their representatives in order to receive responsive bids prior to bid letting.

  • Scope and tabulate subcontractor and supplier bids for conformance with bid documents to aid in determining the value of the work.

  • Participate in compiling technical responses and qualifications for RFP’s and RFQ’s.

  • Utilize estimating software and conform to established policies and procedures.

  • Participate in pre-bid meetings, bid strategy and presentation meetings as requested.

  • Interface with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment of the cost estimates.

  • Assist with prospects/clients contact to obtain bids and confirm pricing.

  • Assist in updating estimating software programs.

  • Exercise initiative or, as directed, perform additional duties to meet the needs of the organization.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field from a four-year college/university or equivalent experience.

Experience

3-5 years or more of related work experience.

We welcome a strong general commercial construction background from the field or office environment.

*This position is initially located in Temple, Texas with planned office relocation to Pflugerville mid way through 2018.

Please apply on our company website and include a copy of your resume to be considered.