Chief Estimator Resume Samples

The Chief Estimator is responsible for managing and directing the company’s estimating activities or functions. Some of the major duties listed on the Chief Estimator Resume are – directing all activities within the estimating department, taking responsibility for budgeting, staff development, and performance evaluation; taking responsibility for creating and implementing departmental standard operating procedures and performance metrics; and creating the bid schedule on weekly basis. The job description also includes creating and reviewing requests for evaluating estimates; preparing weekly bid schedules, and maintaining bid estimates.

Those seeking to make a long-term career in this line should depict the following abilities – in-depth knowledge of project management, a good understanding of data analysis methods and KPI’s; familiarity with relevant computer programs and hands-on experience with complex data research analysis. An Engineering Degree is the minimum level of education considered vital for this post.

Chief Estimator Resume example

Chief Estimator Resume

Objective : To establish long term employment in a challenging position which will utilize skills in project controls functions including estimating, scheduling, cost tracking and procurement activities.

Skills : Auto cad, Carpentry.

Description :

    1. Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
    2. Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.
    3. Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
    4. Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.
    5. Assess the cost-effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.
    6. Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components.
    7. Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Chief Estimator II Resume

Headline : Experience in the construction world, from design engineering reports and plans, Geo-technical, traffic and marketability studies, job cost estimating and progressive site cost management, site survey.

Skills : Quote Express, Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Assist with Project Management, Coordination, and Man Power Design policies, procedures, and formats to streamline the project cycle.
    2. Track key elements in awarded projects to improve overall operations and increase profit margin.
    3. Seek out and build relationships with companies who are managed with the same core values to ensure a satisfactorily completed product.
    4. Assist engineers and general contractors with the mechanical design of a 'Design-Build' project.
    5. Estimate all aspects of the mechanical trade up to projects.
    6. The dollar figure is based on what the existing company size can manage effectively.
    7. Meet with client/GC to review the scope of work and negotiate a contract.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HVAC


Chief Estimator/Executive Resume

Headline : Motivated, dependable, efficient, self-confident and task driven performer. Highly proficient in math, computer skills, cost analysis, problem solving and appraisal abilities. I

Skills : Engineering, Construction.

Description :

    1. Electronically receive, distribute & interpret construction blueprints & specifications to calculate the cost of commercial projects for bid proposals.
    2. Research product requirements to meet specifications for bid proposals.
    3. After receipt of contract documents, issue purchase orders in a timely manner to the various vendors for project completion.
    4. Ensure adequate workforce & time-sensitive delivery of required material.
    5. Obtain proper permits & licenses upon successful completion of bid tabulation.
    6. Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word, iSqrFT, Blu-Beam, and On-Screen Take-off.
    7. Created great working relationships with local suppliers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Engineering

Chief Estimator/Analyst Resume

Headline : Seeking a position as an Estimator, Senior Estimator, or Chief Estimator, or Project Manager, utilizing 30 years of experience in the Commercial Construction Industry, and in the Residential Construction Industry.

Skills : Project Plans and Spec Take-off, Cost Inquiring.

Description :

    1. Construction document interpretation, material takeoff, and pricing of division.
    2. Worked to support the needs of project managers, supervisors, vendors, job cost control and installers to complete complex retail, residential.
    3. Organized the bidding, submittal, documentation filing and email process.
    4. Increased profitability through job cost control. Skills Used Computer: Planswift takeoff, Microsoft excel, word, outlook.
    5. Administration: Contract review and negotiation. Received and directed incoming calls and emails.
    6. Relations: Ability to work with clients, office personnel, managers, installers and vendors.
    7. BluePrint estimate of all flooring and walls & counters products for New Home Construction.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Building Trades

Chief Estimator/Technician Resume

Headline : Challenging position in the Estimator Department in commercial, residential and government projects with career advancement.

Skills : Quote Express, Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Leads and/or assists the pricing and bidding of invited negotiated bid construction projects.
    2. Performs digitized quantity takeoffs of plans at various levels of design.
    3. Develops and documents logical assumptions during conceptual estimating activities applying them to takeoff tasks.
    4. Communicates with architects/consultants to clarify scope, materials and schedules and documents clarifications.
    5. Develops detailed scopes of work and is capable of challenging Subcontractors bids based on scope.
    6. Conducts reviews of milestone documents for the development and pricing of value alternative opportunities.
    7. Actively participates in the internal estimate review process.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Management

Chief Estimator/Director Resume

Headline : Senior management position that draws on communications and complex problem resolution strengths in a General Contracting or Construction Management company.

Skills : MS- Project, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervise activities of Assistant Estimators. Work closely with client/GC to attain the desired design at affordable pricing.
    2. Full authority for coordination of the competitive bidding process and securing new project awards: Conduct value engineering evaluations of projects being bid and formulate bidding strategies.
    3. Negotiate and award contracts for subcontractor scopes.
    4. Review, interpret and disburse plans and specifications to subcontractors and vendors.
    5. Secure, evaluate and qualify bids submitted by subcontractors and vendors, Develop and submit final bids to prospective clients.
    6. Closely interface with clients and architects during the bidding period.
    7. Successfully bid projects to date range from per project.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Chief Estimator/Representative Resume

Summary : Innovative and creative director with more than 30 years of experience in construction, fabrication, mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems research, development and manufacturing.

Skills : Plan swift, Excel, Microsoft word.

Description :

    1. Chief Estimator Composed estimates utilizing Excel-based bid software and hard plans for takeoffs.
    2. Established budgets and timelines on each project.
    3. Projects secured were based on a combination of relationships and aggressive pricing.
    4. Company flexibility made it a new frontrunner in wet utility companies in the Phoenix valley.
    5. Constantly contacted to provide budgetary pricing to assist in the design-build process.
    6. Estimated and secured budgets to bid large landscape and maintenance projects.
    7. Developed Excel spreadsheet job and bid tracking, kept databases for management.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management

Lead Chief Estimator Resume

Summary : Knowledge of job costing and estimating techniques with ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications and contracts.

Skills : HCSS HeavyBid, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Duties and Responsibilities Performed plan take-offs and estimates for all commercial and municipal paving projects.
    2. Solicitation and sales for private projects, existing parking lots, roads, and commercial and residential developments.
    3. Inspected and made recommendations for repairs, upgrades, and upkeep for asphalt surfaces.
    4. Prepared estimates for medium-sized site work projects.
    5. Assisted junior estimators and sales force in preparation of proposals and bids.
    6. Reason for leaving - Relocated away from Indianapolis and travel was not practical.
    7. Self-sustained until taking a position with the City of Bloomington.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Claims Management

Asst. Chief Estimator Resume

Objective : Innovative and highly competent Project Manager with 20 years of proven success developing solutions that enhance performance, profits and growth.

Skills : Microsoft Project, Adobe, Yardi.

Description :

    1. Recognized as the foremost authority and industry leader in product development, placement, and promotion of pervious concrete.
    2. Chief Estimator Developed business growth and increased market share.
    3. Collaborated with the principal on strategic planning to capture new business.
    4. Marketed our product and services to key decision-makers.
    5. Sought out and evaluated business opportunities.
    6. Reviewed all project documents to conceptually estimate constructability, develop a scope of work, ensure accuracy, and access risk.
    7. Designed and delivered complete proposals with follow-up to influence the decision.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Management

Associate Chief Estimator Resume

Headline : Experience in the construction trades with experience in the following areas: Estimating / Project Management design and produce composite plans for wet & Commercial, public works.

Skills : Excel, Estimating, Design Build.

Description :

    1. Upon clarity produce and provide a recommendation with back up.
    2. Produce a contract with full scope, SOV/PR with the project schedule and send out for signature.
    3. Review returned the contract for errors and omissions and submit for in house final approval.
    4. Prepare a scope and subcontractor information for the field.
    5. Push for submittals and or shop drawings, log and send out for approvals.
    6. Approvals until complete and send it back to the subcontractor.
    7. Produce change orders as required and maintain the CO log.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Construction Management

Chief Estimator Resume

Summary : Succeed in a stimulating and challenging environment, building the success of the company while experience advancement opportunities.

Skills : Flooring Sales, Kitchen Design, Estimating.

Description :

    1. Start as a Salesman and advanced to Manager. Gained estimating skills, sales, and installation experience.
    2. Residential estimating and commercial blueprint take-off.
    3. Trained new employees in sales and installations.
    4. Maintained relationships with new and existing accounts.
    5. Database management and advertising responsibilities.
    6. Window treatment measuring, sales, and installations.
    7. Closely monitor plans and design changes throughout the bidding process.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Regents Diploma