Construction Estimator, Tenant Improvement

US-TX-Irving
Job ID
2017-1098
Category
Construction

Company Overview

VERTEX is regarded as one of the premier engineering, construction, environmental and IT companies serving many top insurance companies, real estate owners, contractors, banks, real estate investors and attorneys across the country. VERTEX has 25 offices worldwide and a dedicated staff of over 450 engineers, architects, environmental, and construction professionals. VERTEX offers comprehensive solutions for construction and environmental exposures. With 55,000 projects completed since inception, our experience speaks for itself.

 

In late 2013, VERTEX implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). VERTEX’s employee-owners help our clients identify and mitigate risks to a project’s physical, environmental and economic well-being; it drives every decision we make. We offer highly personalized and customized service to address highly specialized challenges. By applying technical and scientific skills to our clients’ real business challenges, VERTEX creates integrated solutions that minimize risks while achieving the required results.

 

For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/.

Responsibilities

 

VERTEX is looking for a dynamic, energetic Construction Estimator who welcomes the challenge of joining our team in Irving, Texas. VERTEX is a rapidly growing, multi-national construction management and consulting firm that is experiencing exponential growth, and we’re looking to augment our team of talented individuals! Do you enjoy using a wide variety of technological resources to meet and exceed client goals and expectations as well as improve inter-office efficiency?  Are you looking for a fast-paced atmosphere dedicated to exceeding client expectations of excellence? Are you looking for a company that believes in promoting from within, and the only limitation is defined by you? If so, this is the right opportunity for you! 

The Construction Estimator we are looking for will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple tenant improvement projects, and providing support to Construction Services personnel, from junior staff to Senior Managers.

Construction Estimator

Core Responsibilities

  • Review and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Attend job walks to assess site conditions and formulate questions.
  • Solicit proposals from subcontractors for defined scopes of work.
  • Perform detailed quantity takeoffs and utilize historical pricing databases.
  • Provide a thorough cost estimate that is compliant with applicable building codes and industry standards.
  • Maintain and update cost estimating database.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years in an estimating position in the construction industry.
  • Understanding of both contract and design documents.
  • Energetic about taking on new tasks.
  • Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks with minimal oversight.
  • Attire that represents the company's professional image daily.
  • Candidates should be familiar with interpreting construction drawings, specifications, contracts, estimating and take-offs, and as-built drawings.
  • Work in a consultant setting.

Qualifications

Experience

  • Minimum of five years of experience in a Tenant Improvement/Restoration construction estimating environment.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks and handle multiple priorities, and have the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions.
  • Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages.
  • Proficiency of the Microsoft Office suite.

Special

  • OSHA-10 or -30 certifications preferred, but not required.
  • CDT certification a plus.

 Physical Requirements

  • Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain.
  • Carry construction tools and equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites.
  • Travel and/or field work may be required – including valid Driver License in good standing and reliable transportation.

EEO Statement

VERTEX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11

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