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ESTIMATOR

Based in beautiful San Francisco, CA we are a luxury-residential builder, crafting some of the most innovative and complex residences and commercial spaces across the Bay Area. Built upon many years of successes, high-praise and recognition, we are expanding! If you have sound Estimator skills in the high-end residential space in the Bay Area, we want to talk to you!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities may vary with departmental requirements and specific project and client requirements. However, in general, Estimators perform such typical duties as follows:

  • Evaluate plans and specifications.

  • Identify scopes of work to be performed by individual subcontractors and work that might be self-performed; assemble and distribute bid packages and track subcontractor responses.

  • Assist in maintaining Subcontractor contact lists and Unit Pricing database. 

  • Perform take-offs and counts of various components of a project. 

  • Identify areas where plans lack detail or are in conflict, and prepare Requests For information (RFIs) for review by appropriate parties.

  • Communicate professionally with Architects and Owners, participate in budget presentations; research and provide various options and provide advice regarding complexity of construction and costs associated with various details. Provide suggestions to reduce cost while maintaining design intent or aesthetic. 

  • Vet subcontractor bids. Understand complete scopes of work and how they are related to other, adjacent scopes, and ensure that there are no scope gaps between subcontractors. 

What you need for this position:

  • Must have experience with estimating/proposal/bids

  • At least three-years of high-end, San Francisco residential construction estimator experience

  • Experience analyzing projects up to $15M

  • Familiar with estimating software and Microsoft Office

  • Ability to coordinate with different levels of the team and management 

  • Must be able to read blueprints and handling technical documents

  • Work within MS Excel to prepare a variety of budget analysis including in-house estimates to final budgets that are ultimately incorporated into the Contract Documents.

  • Build project schedules in MS Project. 

  • Work within ProCore and Spectrum software as needed. 

  • Support in supervision, training, and quality control review of Assistant Estimator. 

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Full benefits

  • PTO

  • Bonus

  • 401(k)

Please send resume and cover letter to info@matpelbuilders.com