J.R. Abbott Construction
At Abbott, it's all about providing an exceptional experience ? for our clients, our construction partners and most importantly, our employees. Our team is made up of talented professionals who fully embrace the company's brand pillars of stewardship, collaboration and integrity. They are respectful, hardworking individuals who take pride in what they do and in helping others achieve their goals.
In addition, Abbott's size, combined with the versatile talents of our team, gives us the unique ability to adapt resources and approaches based on specific needs. This flexibility not only enables us to stand out from the crowd by being a responsive business partner who can quickly adjust to any situation, but also offer diverse and rewarding opportunities to our employees.
Abbott Construction's Estimating Department is seeking a qualified Estimator that loves a challenge and can hit the ground running. This position is located at our headquarters in Seattle and reports to our Director of Pre-Construction. In addition, this positon works directly with our Project Management teams to help them succeed in estimating on all aspects of their projects. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and as part of a team.
To provide accurate, organized, timely quantity take offs for both lump sum projects and budget estimates.
Help identify cost saving techniques, materials and procedures where necessary.
Work with Project Executive, Project Manager and Subs to determine what systems/products will provide the best value.
Assist in managing the bidding process including document control, solicitation of subcontractor bids and plan center interface.
Assist in conceptual estimating by developing scopes and budgets that will provide the Project Managers with clear, comprehensive information suitable for review by the customer.
Assist in the nomination and election of subcontractor's for design build subcontractor budget estimates.
Perform cost comparison and analysis as requested.
Monitor and update computer aided estimating software system.
Review with Project Executive/Project Manager the requests for bids; determine proper bidding procedures and the required emphasis for each project.
Conduct post job construction meetings and cost analysis to verify and expand upon cost information from field.
Maintain relationships with quality, reliable subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers as requested by the Project Managers.
Provide quantity takeoffs of any changes on the drawings between the permit set and the construction set.
Review all specifications, soils report etc. to verify that all requirements of bid/budget are met.
Work in a team environment to provide estimating assistance in whatever capacity to meet the needs of our customers.
4 year degree in Construction management or 2 year certificate in Construction Management with experience in construction estimating
At Abbott all employees need to:
Present a professional image consistent with their duties.
Be able to speak and communicate clearly to coworkers and customers.
Operate in alignment with our core values
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Abbott Construction provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Abbott Construction complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
If you are having trouble, or need assistance applying please contact:
Human Resources Department
Department: Project Management
This is a management position
This is a full time position
Construction, Mining & Trades
J.R. Abbott Construction