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Project Estimator

Company: Andersen Construction
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Who we are---Family, Culture. Performance.Founded in 1950, Andersen builds throughout the Pacific Northwest with offices operating in Seattle, WA, Portland, OR (HQ), Eugene, OR, and Boise ID. Our employees live and work by nine core values, supporting the company's vision to be the Builder of Choice. We are accountable to one another, our clients and partners to uphold these values. At the root of it all, we do what we say we are going to do.What we need---Andersen Construction is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Estimator that requires the following essential functions and major responsibilities: In our Seattle Office.Looking to hire a person interested in the estimating career path of construction. The position is to support the existing estimators and systems within the estimating department with the expectation of growth into running own small projects and working to run ground up estimates.What you'll do here---

  • Manage subcontractor database and invitation to bid process
  • Sending Invitation to Bid to subcontractors and develops working Bid Package strategy based on qualified subcontractors.
  • Help maintains current, accurate information on prices from suppliers and contractors through direct contact and written materials
  • Will take the lead in developing lump sum estimates for smaller projects or provide support to Sr. Estimator in estimating IFC documents on large, complex project.
  • Attend site visits for bidding purposes and develops "estimating lessons learned" database
  • Perform quantity takeoffs
  • Budget estimates on specific scopes for larger projects
  • Verify subcontractor bids match project scope
  • Build project specific items in scope sheets
  • Assemble bid packages
  • Compile Bid Binders
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the following programs:*
    • On-Screen Takeoff (OST)
    • Timberline Estimating Software
    • BlueBeam
    • CMiC
    • Microsoft Office SuiteWe'd love to hear from you if you have---
      • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
      • A competitive, self-motivated work ethic
      • Strong interpersonal and time management skills.
      • Detail-oriented and ability to multi-task.
      • BS degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture preferred.
      • Minimum of a two-year professional or technical degree is required with a minimum of two or more years of cost accounting or construction accounting experience.
      • Ability to travel as required. While most of Andersen's projects are local to the main office, infrequent travel may be required on a project by project basis.Benefits---
        • Open office environment with floor-to-ceiling windows and views of downtown and Mt. Rainier
        • Free access to gym in building
        • Espresso, cold brew and snacks available daily
        • Industry organization memberships and events
        • Year End Bonus Program
        • Profit Sharing Plan
        • 401k Self Driven Program w/ Access to Financial Advisor
        • 7 Paid Holidays + Generous & Flexible PTO Program
        • 100% paid individual-only HSA Medical Plan; or 75% Paid by Owner PPO Medical Plan (includes Naturopathic & Chiropractic Care!)
        • Dental and Vision Plan
        • Wellness Incentive Program - Active participation earns you reductions in healthcare premiums
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Telemedicine Option
        • Employee Referral Incentive Program
        • Education Assistance for Continued Education
        • Wellness Seminars & Brown Bags
        • Discounted Income Protection Plans
        • Gradifi - Student Loan Refinance Plans
        • Estate Planning
        • Refinance and Purchase Programs for Home Buyers
        • Medicare Assistance Program
        • Incent Fit - Participation in fitness activities can earn you $25/mo. in cash.
        • Supplemental Insurance Options
        • Corporate Discount Programs from Local Retail & Clothing Vendors
        • ASPCA Pet Insurance Discount
        • Andersen Company Store
        • Andersen Foundation - Be an active part of volunteer activities from soup kitchens, building support, camps, golf & cornhole tournaments.
        • Fun, Festive and sometimes competitive - Team Building Events throughout the Year!Andersen provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees & applicants without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or all other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Andersen Core Values:
          • THE CLIENT IS #1
          • EVERYONE IS TREATED AS AN INDIVIDUAL WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECTSubstance Abuse Screening: Andersen conducts pre-employment drug screenings on all new employees in keeping with our commitment to a drug free workplace. Our offer of employment is contingent upon your successful completion of this drug screening.Background Check & Driving Record:Andersen conducts background checks and driving record review of all new employees. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background and driving record investigation.Job Type: Full-timeExperience:
            • construction: 2 years (Preferred)
            • project management: 1 year (Preferred)
            • construction estimating: 2 years (Required)Education:
              • Bachelor's (Preferred)Location:
                • Seattle, WA 98108 (Required)License:
                  • Drivers (Required)Required travel:
                    • 25% (Required)Working Days:
                      • Monday (Required)
                      • Tuesday (Required)
                      • Wednesday (Required)
                      • Thursday (Required)
                      • Friday (Required)Additional Compensation:
                        • Bonuses
                        • Store Discounts
                        • Other formsWork Location:
                          • One locationBenefits:
                            • Health insurance
                            • Dental insurance
                            • Vision insurance
                            • Retirement plan
                            • Paid time off
                            • Professional development assistance
                            • Tuition reimbursementSchedule:
                              • Monday to Friday

Keywords: Andersen Construction, Seattle , Project Estimator, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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