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Construction Estimator

Company: Hammerman & Gainer, LLC
Location: Kenner
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Construction Estimator - Hammerman & Gainer, LLC*

Hammerman & Gainer, LLC is a premier provider of disaster response and recovery, program development and management, staff augmentation, third party administration, construction management and claims services to both the public (federal, state and local government) and private (corporate) sectors.

Our vision and culture are powered by humanity and diversity, focusing on treating people with dignity and respect, while standing in partnership with our employees, clients, and stakeholders to ensure our value system and work products are always authentic.

*Position*: Construction Estimator

*Pay range: $* (commensurate w/experience)

We are seeking an experienced Construction Estimator who will draw up, estimate, and determine the overall costs of a new or existing construction project. This candidate will create a list with all the needed materials and must have the ability to write down an estimated amount necessary to complete the client's project.

*We offer a comprehensive compensation which includes: *

- Competitive salary; benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off

*Requirements: *

--- A bachelor's degree in mathematics, architecture, engineering, construction management, business or a similar field is required.

--- Certificate in general construction, roofing, electrician etc.

--- At least 5 years of related experience is required, insurance or disaster recovery related experience preferred.

--- Must be able to demonstrate problem solving skills and the ability to work on a small-scale project independently or work as part of a team on a larger project.

--- Strong attention to detail, presentation, client management.

--- Visual awareness and an eye for detail.

--- Strong math skills including algebra, geometry, and basic arithmetic.

--- Ability to navigate specifications and plans.

--- Proficiency in demonstrating proposals and projects.

--- Ability to handle multiple assignments at once.

--- Knowledge of the latest building codes.

--- Superior communication skills (both verbal and written).

--- Self-starter who can take initiative and drive results, as well as analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

--- Exceptionally collaborative, cooperative team player able to work in a fast-paced environment.

*Duties: *

- Prepares and estimates budget costs for construction by studying plans and specifications.

- Evaluates offers to purchase by site requirements, additions, and costing changes.

- Resolves cost differences by analyzing and collecting info.

- Writes up and presents budgets, reports, and project plans.

- Develops bids for construction projects.

- Works closely with architects and other professionals.

- Schedules meetings with clients, site managers, and staff.

- Navigates and understands building codes.

- Processes paperwork and travels to building sites as required.

- Monitors construction processes.

- Stays up to date with safety codes and improvements in construction.

- Take the initiative to suggest and/or implement improvements that will enhance productivity, efficiency, quality, responsiveness, profitability, client relations, firm reputation, or staff morale.

- Keep staff and management informed of problems or opportunities that can impact the operation of the business, and/or affect their clients, projects, or jobs.

- Actively seek feedback and review by colleagues.

- Take responsibility for seeking business opportunities, beneficial relationships, and networking, and work with management to pursue projects that fit HGI's strengths and goals.

- Take and share photographs of activities and construction site visits for use in social media, website updates, or other business development efforts.

- Ensure that office standard for information management and file storage are adhered to in order to ensure secure storage and speedy and efficient retrieval of the necessary documentation.

- All other duties assigned

*Physical Requirements: *

* While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to speak and hear.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
* Ability to maintain visual attention and mental concentration for significant periods of time.

- Occasionally required to lift and carry 20 pounds or less.

- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Job Type: Full-time

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday

* Bachelor's (Required)

* related: 5 years (Required)

* General Construction, roofing or electrical certificate? (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Hammerman & Gainer, LLC, Kenner , Construction Estimator, Other , Kenner, Louisiana

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