The Korte Company is seeking a Senior Estimator to join our Preconstruction Services Department in St. Louis, MO. This person will be responsible for providing conceptual and final estimates for our nationwide projects while attaining an appropriate profit margin. The ideal candidate will have a solid history in a similar position with documented successes.
Provide strategy with project team to determine bidding approach.
Read and interpret project specifications and plans to determine detailed and comprehensive quantity surveys
Obtain accurate take off and pricing for all materials, labor and equipment
Perform conceptual estimating from preliminary project parameters
Prepare project cost analysis including all material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs
Understand timelines and applicable project deadlines
Maintain current information on products, vendors, subcontractors and government requirements
Participate in preconstruction meetings
The characteristics listed below are representative of those sought to perform this job successfully.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical, problem solving, organization and time management skills
Professional in actions and appearance
Thorough and detail-oriented
Ability to prioritize and multi-task within time constraints
Effective interactions with project partners, subcontractors and vendors
Self-starter and motivated with minimal supervision
Strong computer skills
Previous experience with MC2 , Grade Beam, On Screen take off and P6 is preferred
Qualified applicants will have experience in the following:
Degree in Construction Engineering or Construction Management
10 years in the construction industry
5 years experience in bidding commercial and industrial construction
ABOUT THE KORTE COMPANY
The Korte Company was founded in 1958 on the belief that professionalism, quality and value added services are fundamental to a successful company. More than fifty years later, that philosophy has earned Korte the reputation for delivering high quality, responsive services to our clients nationwide. Korte pursues large construction projects from offices in St. Louis, MO, Highland, IL, Norman, OK, and Las Vegas, NV.
This position is eligible for our competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k) and company paid holidays. Only fully qualified candidates should apply. No phone calls, direct mailings or drop-in inquiries allowed. The Korte Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Affirmative Action M/F/Vet/Disability.
Saint Louis, MO
Construction, Mining & Trades