Jr. Estimator

This position is tasked with estimating project at all levels while interacting with team members, clients, and vendors. This position requires flexibility, resourcefulness and the ability to adapt on-the-fly. Simply put, the successes of our jobs starts with the estimating process. At Advent, we are looking for people that have a heart for service and hold themselves and the others they interact with to the upmost highest standards.

Duties:

This role requires, but is not limited to the following:

  • Coordinating with Advent’s scope with client and internal team
  • Strategically consult and add value with internal team, vendors, and clients
  • Aid in discussions with key stakeholders on budget, timeline, materials and installation
  • Gather pricing from various vendors and prepare quotes for potential small projects
  • New vendor research (capabilities, pricing, etc.)
  • Day-to-day communication with vendors regarding new and on-going projects
  • Determine best in class vendors and recommend them based on scope of project(s)
  • Create material summaries and takeoffs
  • Maintain historical costs records for future reference
  • Support lead estimator with on-going initiatives and special projects
  • High level note taking in meetings with extreme attention to detail
  • Keep multiple projects on track at the same time
  • Help orient interns and new hires to estimating process
  • Travel required on as needed basis

Qualifications:

  • Ability to solve problems on the fly
  • Related internship and/or 2+ years of estimating experience
  • Commercial construction estimating experience (3-5 years preferred)
  • Fluency in building estimating software and techniques
  • General understanding of design and construction terms
  • Flexible schedule
  • Highly organized and must have strong attention to detail
  • A self-starter with the ability to learn quickly
  • Proactive, positive attitude and an inquisitive personality
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Building Science, or similar/equivalent field

 

To Apply:

Please attach the following in the application form below:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • 3 to 5 references with contact information
  • Please attach all files as a PDF if possible


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