Lead Estimator Resume Samples

A Lead Estimator undertakes the crucial job of estimating the time, materials, cost, labor, and equipment needed to complete an undertaken project. While actual duties vary based on the type of industry, the estimator works for, the following are certain core duties seen on the Lead Estimator Resume – performing cost analyses; determining the duration of the project, procuring vendors and subcontractors; and ensuring the resources are well managed and meets the deadlines. Other crucial duties include – managing pre-qualification and pre-bid submissions; formulating contingency plans and managing risks, and keeping track of the latest estimating technology.

As this is a senior-level role, the following skills are crucial for this post – extensive experience preferably in the same sector; strong management and negotiation skills; the ability to closely collaborate with project team members; knowledge of best industry practices and standards; and computer skills. A degree in a relevant discipline is needed.

 

Lead Estimator Resume example

Lead Estimator Resume

Headline : Highly talented and accomplished Estimator/Project Manager with over eight years in commercial, residential, and manufacturing facilities. Have a proven track record in helping companies secure large high profile projects.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Wrote estimates for customers and for insurance companies under numerous direct repair programs and sending information to DRPs through Pathways estimating software system as well as converting over to different insurance companies through web-based clients.
    2. Transferred repairs into the management system and ensuring information matches the estimating system Ordered parts through the management system.
    3. Tagged cars for vehicle status changes.
    4. Provided guidance and advice to other estimators at different locations about DRP updates and or changes to policies.
    5. Remotely connected to other office workstations to provide assistance in technical support and estimate guidance and advice.
    6. Wrote estimates on a wide variety of vehicles including fiberglass repairs on Corvettes and Ferraris.
    7. Took self-initiative and developed the company intranet to help facilitate collaboration and communication across all shops and to help keep other shops more informed on centralized company policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration


Lead Estimator Resume

Summary : Seeks to bring honed management, team building, estimating and sales expertise to a collaborative firm open to ideas, new business venues and growth.

Skills : Estimator, Adjuster, Construction.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing detailed quantity takeoff surveys and pricing on several-public and private projects.
    2. Developed and maintained a client base for estimating services.
    3. Responsible for construction schedule review; invoice review and approval; bid review and analysis.
    4. Responsible for invoice review and approval; cash flow projections; change order preparation and review; and subcontractor audit reviews.
    5. Developed cost-tracking programs utilized by Project Managers for monthly reports.
    6. Responsible for bid review and analysis; equipment procurement and coordination of equipment installation; preparing and reporting budget and cost reports.
    7. Handled all civil, structural, and architectural estimates.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Construction Management


Lead Estimator Resume

Headline : The goal is to achieve a reputation as a Landscape Architect and deliver innovative and significant work that would prove to be beneficial for the company.

Skills : Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Landscape Design, AutoCAD.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the overall implementation and direction of the estimating functions to provide services, procedures, and methods for the timely and accurate response to construction, sales, project management, departmental, and company requirements.
    2. Prepared detailed and conceptual construction cost estimates, develop purchase orders of materials, and schedules for design-build construction projects based on conceptual design, building information models, different stages of design drawings, and 100% issued for construction drawings.
    3. Developed and maintained a project cost estimate database (AS400) for each plan and options for use in the preparation of detailed estimates.
    4. Prepared preliminary estimates during pre-construction, monitored design development cost trends to detect over-runs and potential problem areas.
    5. Developed pricing on the plans, options, and special stipulations for each specific home.
    6. Responsible for plan mark-up and estimating 17 subdivisions that contained four series of Torrey's upper-end homes (Master 100, Master 200, Platinum, and Regency).
    7. Established and nurtured relationships with vendors and subcontractors to ensure the materials were expedited on time.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Landscape Architecture

Lead Estimator Resume

Summary : Results-oriented, good team player with strong problem solving and time management skills seeking a position in an organization with a diverse population. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

Skills : Excel, Estimating, Preconstruction Manager, Word, Windows, Internet, QuickPen.

Description :

    1. Assigned personnel, action recommending, quality/schedule of estimating the project.
    2. Coordinated developing Men Hour schedule for installation & cost.
    3. Determined & assessing project indirect cost.
    4. Cost control budget review.
    5. Recommendation of contingency to keep abreast of current cost trends in materials and labor.
    6. Coordinated estimates within the Proposal Managers, project manager's requirements, to assure the estimate reflects the scope of the project as presented to the client.
    7. Ensured on numerous projects in design remains within the established scope and budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.Sc. in Civil Engineering

Lead Estimator Resume

Summary : Seeking a management role. Skilled in training staff and establishing rapport with clients. Self-motivated with exceptional communication and computer capabilities. Find a position within a company that will best utilize my education and problem-solving skills.

Skills : Visual Basic, Pascal, C++.

Description :

    1. Prepared all or portions of proposal estimates and final profit and loss reports for one or more disciplines (Fire, Water, Smoke, Mold Remediation, etc.) including specifications within areas of disaster restoration and related reconstruction.
    2. Provided notification of estimates to insured, insurance companies, and/or third-party payers within time constraints.
    3. Supervisor; reviewed and oversaw work from estimators.
    4. Reviewed subcontractor and supplier quotes for accuracy and efficiencies using Quickbooks.
    5. Composed letters and emails on materials and data supplied by others using MS Excel and MS Word.
    6. Reported all estimates and findings using Xactimate and Time and Materials method.
    7. Located and notified customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone in order to solicit payment.
    8. Advised customers of necessary actions and strategies for debt repayment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Applied Mathematics

Lead Estimator Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a permanent full-time position where an ambitious mindset and uniquely profitable skillsets are provided with an opportunity to reach their maximum potential.

Skills : Estimating, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all Commercial bidding and estimating procedures from preliminary spec review until project handoff to the superintendent/project manager.
    2. Established networking protocol to ensure client satisfaction -Special attention on Demo, Metal Stud Framing, Rough Carpentry, Insulation systems, Drywall, Acoustic Ceilings, EIFS, and Door & Hardware Installation.
    3. Reviewed and handoff projects to superintendents -Performed Take-off both by hand and with the On-Screen Take-off program(OST3 and Quickbids 4).
    4. Responsible for Submittals, bonding, proof of insurance, and all other post bid paperwork.
    5. Trained under Chief estimator creating detailed cost estimates based on specific project scope and current market prices.
    6. Performed Take-off both by hand and with the On-Screen Take-off program.
    7. Customized Microsoft Excel spreadsheet formulas to fit the current needs of the company.
    8. Developed thorough understanding of specs and architectural plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
History

Lead Estimator Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a Lead Estimator position with a company that will allow continuing professional growth, work with others is growing their career, and provide new opportunities. Result-driven, passionate, energetic, and dedicated person who enjoys hard work.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication.

Description :

    1. Contacted vendors/suppliers for material pricing and the latest product information.
    2. Contacted customers with regards to changes in materials, drawings, and costs as needed.
    3. Managed and tracked jobs with regards to bid dates and/or customer requested date.
    4. Worked with sales representatives to provide a complete cost/material estimate for customers regarding the doors, interior millwork, door hardware, restroom accessories, and various specialty items.
    5. Helped create submittal packages for jobs awarded regarding materials that were being supplied based on the submitted bid.
    6. Made trips out to the field to visit customers as needed.
    7. Worked with the estimating software On Center Takeoff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Construction Engineering Technology

Lead Estimator Resume

Headline : Accomplished professional with multiple and diverse years of experience in the Plumbing & Heating Industry. Flexible and versatile team player who will work hard and excel in any environment.

Skills : Communication Skills, Leadership, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Provided takeoffs and estimates of various light gauge steel products for large-scale projects across the nation.
    2. Utilized AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel extensively.
    3. Checked different sets of architectural and structural plans daily for trusses, joists, panelized walls, and metal deck.
    4. Reviewed specifications with a fine-tooth comb to verify special requirements to ensure scope coverage.
    5. Responsible for contacting owners, project managers, construction managers, structural engineers, and architects when there was inadequate design parameters or discrepancies.
    6. Managed Staff in creating estimates from Birth to completion in support of USG operations.
    7. Performed analysis and summarizations both oral and written on any data field requested from the budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Civil Engineering

Lead Estimator Resume

Objective : Seeking a Lead Estimator position with a company that will allow fully utilizing communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills to further the company as well as make a career.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, MC2 ICE, Insite Sitework.

Description :

    1. Responsible for quoting new products, prototypes, and engineering changes.
    2. Interpreted the customer required specifications including military and AS-9100 standards.
    3. Assisted customer engineering to improve part quality and cost savings by suggesting alternative materials or methods.
    4. Established and maintained a system-wide margin strategy to remain competitive and profitable.
    5. Developed BOM and establish manufacturing process parameters.
    6. Estimated material usage and secure all raw material quotes.
    7. Requested to assist with the implementation of the Kaizen team for the overall manufacturing line.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Mechanical Engineering

Lead Estimator Resume

Summary : Highly accomplished, results-driven Senior Estimator having a proven track record of successfully overseeing efficient estimating, cost control, and cost engineering processes and procedures within the construction industry. Consummate professional; consistently accomplish large-scale civil projects on time and within budget.

Skills : Estimating Software: Excel, MC2, R. Means & Cost Link, Learning HCSS. Computer Proficiency: Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Access, And Outlook. Excellent Communication Organizational Contract Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Developed BID estimates for bidding proposals on quantity surveys, including DDC Exterior Site work, heavy civil projects, and schools.
    2. Oversaw Bid estimating & scope for $100 million MTA/ DPR Projects.
    3. Solicited contractor and vendor quotes on BID estimates and ensures scope completeness according to project specifications.
    4. Prepared unit-price estimates through cost evaluation.
    5. Led Preparing Estimates for exterior Heavy Civil Site work and median reconstruction through cost evaluation of materials, union labor, equipment, and erection.
    6. Reviewed proposals, reconcile engineer estimates, and develop variance reports for construction projects; monitor progress and performance criteria for projects.
    7. Negotiated bids and change orders, prepare project feasibility analyses.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Civil Engineering