Construction Estimator/ Project Manager

at Benchmark Houston Builders, L.P.
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent

Description

Benchmark Houston Builders, L.P. is looking for a Construction Estimator / Project Manager to join our team. Candidates should have at least 7+ years' experience in estimating / project management of commercial construction projects. The right applicant will be expected to put together cost estimates and potentially lead the project team through final completion of a project.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES - Estimating

  • Construction project management/estimating experience. 7+ years preferred
  • Competence in conceptual estimating and programming of projects
  • Experience with design build project delivery.
  • Can assemble estimates for both hard bid and negotiated work
  • Creates and maintains relationships with subcontract community
  • Can perform detailed quantity takeoffs and bid tabulations
  • Excellent communication skills when articulating project costs to project clients
  • Interacts with architects, business development and other key personnel to ensure full project understanding
  • Can put together bid instruction guidelines and properly articulate bid expectations
  • Ability to manage conceptual construction designs all the way to final design documents while maintaining agreed upon construction budgets.
  • Proficient in construction phases and scheduling.
  • Knowledge in negotiating subcontractor prices.
  • Has a good understanding of the current market in regards to scope of work pricing.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES - Project Management

  • Construction project management/estimating experience. 7+ years preferred
  • Lead project team from buyout through final completion of project
  • Can communicate issues to project architects, engineers and clients and effectively manage steps to their resolution.
  • Can construct and maintain project budgets and schedules.
  • Is a good problem solver.
  • Works with project superintendents and other project team members to outline project requirements and ensure a teaming environment
  • Has experience with both commercial renovation/ground up construction projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Good Communication Skills and Attitude

7+ Years Commercial Construction Project Supervision

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, PROCORE, Maxwell Systems or equal onscreen takeoff software.

Minor Travel may be Required (TX, OK, LA, NM)

Offering: Competitive Salary, Health Benefits, 401k, Compensated Travel

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