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Estimating Manager - Dallas

Company: JE Dunn
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Best People + Right Culture . These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn's success. By hiring inspired people , giving them interesting and challenging work , enabling them with innovative tools , and letting them share in the company's rewards , we've found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 95+ years. Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection. Role SummaryThe Estimating Manager 1 will prepare cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals, develop more economical ways to construct projects and provide comprehensive deliverables for major estimates. This position will be responsible for applying JE Dunn processes and tools to develop project estimates. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy and Decision Making: Makes decisions on routine matters, provides recommendations to supervisor and refers all exceptions to supervisorKey Role Responsibilities - CoreESTIMATING FAMILY - CORE
    • Performs quantity survey of materials shown on project plans.
    • Reads and outlines project specifications.
    • Maintains an audit trail of the quantity survey from estimate to estimate.
    • Supports vendor/subcontractor pricing/bid solicitation and coordination.
    • Supports the distribution of plans and specifications to vendors/subcontractors.
    • Works collaboratively and creates relationships with a variety of stakeholders, such as project team members, subcontractors, vendors and clients.
    • Gains field operational exposure through onsite project support, as opportunities exist.Key Role Responsibilities - Additional CoreESTIMATING MANAGER 1In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:
      • Prepares complex cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals.
      • Prepares material and other costs summary for quotes from vendors.
      • Tracks value creation items from development through inclusion and documents in project documentation.
      • Develops and manages scopes of work for all trades, including responsibility matrix, distribution of plans and specifications, and pricing, bid solicitation and coordination for vendors and subcontractors.
      • Utilizes knowledge of the project schedule and logistics in project estimates.
      • Assists with system analysis of building components and MEP systems and assists operations staff on project logistics, staging, phasing plans, and coordination.
      • Coordinates bid day summaries, general requirements and participates in project procurement presentations.
      • Collaborates with operations and field staff to develop more economical ways to construct projects during the preconstruction process.
      • Provides professional and comprehensive deliverables at the completion of each major estimate.
      • Improves project profitability opportunities by applying basic understanding of insurance structures, fees and rates.
      • Provides training and mentorship to others.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
        • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
        • Communication skills, verbal and written (Intermediate).
        • Ability to conduct effective presentations.
        • Proficiency in MS Office with emphasis on strong Excel skills (Intermediate).
        • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications (Intermediate).
        • Proficiency in construction estimating software (Intermediate).
        • Proficiency in required construction technology.
        • Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management (Intermediate).
        • Knowledge of field operations through project support.
        • Ability to prepare quantity surveys.
        • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
        • Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work (Intermediate).
        • Knowledge of self-perform and labor productivity.
        • Ability to develop General Requirement estimates.
        • Ability to develop proficiency in Lens, Revit and/or ASE software.
        • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.Education
          • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or related field (Preferred).
          • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.Experience
            • 3+ years estimating -experience.Preference for total of 5+ years construction experience.
              • Valid and unrestricted drivers license required
              • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds
              • May require periods of overnight travel
              • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet project needs
              • Normal office environment, but may be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
              • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
              • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Climbing, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, PullingAt JE Dunn, our approach to benefits means caring for the whole person, and it begins with a comprehensive benefits program that meets families' needs. We offer competitive and award-winning benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to -accommodations@jedunn.com JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company. Please, no phone calls or emails.Why People Work HereAt JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around themBuilding on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our effortsAbout JE Dunn
                Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

                • 95+ Years of Construction Experience
                • 25 Office Locations
                • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
                • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
                • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
                • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE DunnJE Dunn participates in the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
                  Nearest Major Market: Dallas
                  Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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