The Sundt Companies

  • Lead Estimator - Come experience 100% Employee Ownership!

    Location US-CA-Irvine | US-CA-Irvine
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/3/2018 2:14 PM)
    # Avail Pos
  • Overview

    Sundt Construction's California Building Group has had an incredible year and is looking to add a Lead Estimator to the team! The Lead Estimator is expected to be competent in basic estimating functions and have an understanding of advanced estimating systems. In addition, they are an integral part of the team makeup during the preconstruction phase of a project and often serve (with oversight) as the principal point of contact with the design team and the owner. They may lead hard bid efforts and coordinate estimating teams. Also, they are competent at preparing conceptual estimates for review by senior staff, and have a working knowledge of general conditions and indirect costs. If you've ever wondered how lucrative it can be to work for a 100% Employee Owned Company where you get rewarded for your hard work we want to hear from you!


    Key Responsibilities

    1. Capably performs basic estimating functions including quantity takeoff, pricing development for all trade work (including mechanical and electrical scopes), and abstracting (including the development and analysis of trade bids).
    2. With oversight from senior personnel, develops documents/deliverables to include budget uploads,  purchasing plans,  subcontracts, purchase orders, General Conditions and project logistics
    3. May serve as the prime point of contact for hard bid pursuits.
    4. Develops pricing for basic project elements, as well as advanced systems including Mechanical and Electrical systems.
    5. Leads the preparation of key estimating deliverables.
    6. Supports conceptual estimating efforts within the department, including development of basic models for review by senior personnel.
    7. Reviews contract documents to include Requests for Proposals (RFP’s), plans, specifications, and prime contracts.
    8. Coordinates constructability reviews.
    9. Is capable of applying appropriate indirect costs including insurance, taxes, and fees.


    Minimum Job Requirements

    1. Four-year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.
    2. Five or more years of experience in an estimating role.
    3. Successful history executing projects as the prime point of contact for projects as described below:
      1. Lead Estimator I: Projects that are small in size and/or less technical.
      2. Lead Estimator II: Mid to large size projects and/or projects that are somewhat complex.
      3. Preferred candidates will have obtained their LEED accreditation, or express willingness to obtain.
      4. Proficient use of all Microsoft Office Suite programs


    Note: Job Description is subject to change at any time and may include other duties as assigned.


    Physical Requirements

    1. Will sit, stand, or walk short distances for up to the entire duration of a shift/work day.
    2. May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis.
    3. Will lift, push or pull objects on an occasional basis.
    4. Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis.
    5. Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures.
    6. Will interact with people and technology frequently during a shift/work day.
    7. Will use telephone, computer system, email, and other electronic devices on a frequent basis to communicate with internal and external customers or vendors.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: Sundt Construction Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.


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