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Site Work/Environmental Estimator*

Company: The Beach Company
Location: Charleston
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Established in 1963, Gulf Stream Construction Company is a turnkey site contractor based in Charleston, SC operating on projects across South Carolina and coastal Georgia. We build high-quality projects alongside the very best subcontractors while maintaining a cost-efficient, timely approach to our work.
We have an exciting new opportunity and are looking for responsible and dedicated team members to join Gulf Stream Environmental! If you have experience in site work construction, a desire to make a difference, and want to join a growing, family-owned construction company, we want to meet you!
Primary Function
The Estimator is responsible for developing detailed, comprehensive cost estimates for various site construction projects. Duties include collecting, analyzing, and interpreting costs of products and services as well as time and labor required to complete a construction project while ensuring profitability and maintaining safety standards.Responsibilities

  • Determine and define the scope of work and deliverables by reviewing plans, specifications, shop drawings, and takeoffs
  • Attend non-mandatory pre-bid site visits, as needed, to gain an overall understanding of the bid requirements
  • Establish relationships and communicate with general contractors, engineers, developers, subcontractors, and vendors until bid is awarded
  • Build earthwork/Digester models in 3D modeling software
  • Research the cost of items such as materials, transport, labor, and equipment through utilization of the estimating software, analyzing for completeness of scope, and resolving cost discrepancies
  • Request and obtain quotes from vendors and subcontractors in a timely manner by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, and negotiating price
  • Present cost estimates to Chief Estimator and Vice President for questions, clarification, profit markups, and final edits before submission to bid requestor
  • Submit a responsible and profitable estimate to bid requestor by the deadline. Answer outstanding questions, make bid adjustments, and resubmit if necessary. Follow up with bid requestor until bid is awarded.
  • Attend turnover meetings with Project Manager to review bid estimate, answer questions, and provide clarification to ensure a successful transition from bid to project commencement
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures as it relates to office personnel
  • Other responsibilities assigned by management

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related field. Experience in a directly related field may be accepted in lieu of formal education
    • 3-10 years of experience in Estimating or equivalent.
    • Proficient in B2W software and Trimble Business Center, preferred

      Skills and Abilities

      • Exceptional time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
      • Detail oriented and highly organized
      • Ability to prioritize job pricing and deadlines for several estimates at the same time
      • Strong communication skills
      • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple estimates at once


Keywords: The Beach Company, Charleston , Site Work/Environmental Estimator*, Other , Charleston, South Carolina

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