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Boyd Jones Construction Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the daily management, coordination and completion of specific tasks associated with the preconstruction phase of projects. Excellence in this role is characterized by providing an exceptional experience for our clients while balancing the quality, construction abiltiy, scheduling, and budget objectives of the Project Team. 


  • Prepare detailed budgets and estimates at all stages of design for negotiated and competitively bid projects.
  • Prepare bid packages, receive bids from subcontractors and vendors, and conduct thorough analysis.
  • Develop conceptual cost estimates for projects in planning and then refine as design progresses. 
  • Document design and cost changes throughout the preconstruction process.
  • Understand and manage the takeoff and pricing strategies and procedures for all subcontractor trades.
  • Identify and analyze value engineering opportunities.
  • Capture and organize data and develop working knowledge of unit costs, production rates and total building square foot costs.
  • Develop and maintain preconstruction process schedules to communicate timelines, milestones and effects on the construction schedule.
  • Prepare professional owner proposals and narratives.
  • Visit projects during construction to review actual performance and compare to assumptions made in the preconstruction process to enhance future estimate preparation.
  • Promote the growth and development of client, designer and subcontractor relationships.
  • Performs additional duties as required and assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of estimating experience for a commercial general contractor or multiple subcontractor trades.
  • Preferred college degree in a construction related curriculum.
  • Good working knowledge of building design, procurement and construction processes.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Excel and Word).
  • Proficiency using Sage Timberline Estimating software. 


Job Details

Date Posted December 3, 2018
Date Closes January 2, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 13-1051.00 Cost Estimators
Zipcode 68081
Name McKenzie Houser
Address 950 S 10th Street, Suite 100
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68108
Phone 402-550-1800

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Construction Estimating / Bidding

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