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Construction Estimator - Houston

Richdale Apartments Houston, TX
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Job Description

Overview

Richdale Apartments is a national leader in luxury apartment management, with residential communities that boast immaculate surroundings and a carefree and upscale lifestyle is seeking an experienced Estimator to perform estimate take-offs and develop RFPs for subcontracts associated with proposals and bids for general construction.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Work with drawings, specifications, supplier quotations, engineering standards, and other information to provide material take-offs and cost estimates.
  • Make various calculations such of strength of materials, weights, simple forces and stresses.
  • Consult with partners, vendors, and other departmental personnel to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Uses discretionary judgment to approve change orders and approves construction progress.
  • Analyzes various design requirements and recommends possible solutions or alternate construction systems.
  • Create AutoCAD drawings

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum 1 - 2 years college or trade school education in mechanical drawing or related areas with a minimum of 5 years estimating experience. 
  • The ability to move from design concept to finished designs, including layouts and tolerance valuations and ability to create detailed drawings. 
  • Good working knowledge of construction processes and planning.
  • The ability to provide conceptual and detailed estimates on a variety of multi-family and commercial projects.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD with basic computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and listening)
  • Great attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills are a must!
  • Cost Estimating Order of magnitude thru detailed budgeting is a plus!

Job Details

Date Posted October 13, 2017
Date Closes December 12, 2017
Requisition 2017-3149
Located In Houston, TX
SOC Category 00-0000.00

This job offers the following benefits

  • Employee Referral Program
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vision
  • Paid Vacations
  • Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
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  • Employee Referral Program
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vision
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