Senior Estimator Resume Samples

A Senior Estimator is responsible for evaluating bid specifications or drawings. Job responsibilities listed on the Senior Estimator Resume include – taking responsibility for bid administration, preparing and maintaining status of plan reproduction solicits, preparing and analyzing accurate quantities, evaluating risks and budgets for projects, managing subcontractor bids and process, developing strategies that meet project goals, developing and presenting cost estimates for external and internal audience, working with architects to reduce costs and negotiating costs with suppliers and contractors.

A successful resume for the position should mention the following skills – construction expertise, project management skills, good numeracy skills, stamina, availability to travel, and attention to details. While a certification is not mandatory, it is compulsory for job applicants to have proficiency in the construction industry and stay in trend with the latest estimating technology and techniques. A bachelor’s degree in the field of Engineering is the minimum qualification required.

Senior Estimator Resume example

Senior Estimator - Full Time Resume

Objective : Hardworking Senior Estimator with excellent creative thinking; seeking the opportunity to work with an established organization, To achieve professional excellence that will develop my knowledge, skills and improve leadership qualities. Challenging position in the Estimator Department in commercial, residential and government projects with career advancement.

Skills : Estimating, Negotiation Skills, Cost Analysis, Computer Proficient

Description :

    1. Prepare preliminary cost studies to determine the feasibility of intended projects, including the analysis of different site locations, building uses, size, internal components, general analysis of different construction systems and methods as well as governmental requirements.
    2. Perform Design Cost Control - Create, in concert with the design professionals and key subcontractors, the construction specifications to be used in generating the final construction drawings for design/build projects.
    3. Prepare final construction estimates of the project once fully designed, focusing on bid document interpretation and clarification during the formal estimate process.
    4. Perform plan review and generate trade summaries Work with subcontractors and design professionals to resolve all issues related to estimating.
    5. Receive, organize and qualify subcontractor proposals to determine "low", "qualified" subcontractors.
    6. Prepare formal estimate in Timberline Precision estimating software.
    7. Prepare estimate related presentation-grade documents (qualification, exclusions, allowances, alternates, value engineering, drawings list, line-item breakdown, etc.) for presentation to the client(s).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Senior Estimator I Resume

Summary : Accomplished Senior Estimator I, with over 12 years of experience seeks to utilize extensive background in sales, project management, logistics and/or estimated to contribute to the success of an organization. Aiming to become a dynamic top-notch professional and provide impeccable solutions for any given problem with commitment to company excellence.

Skills : Proficient in AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Carrier HAP, FlaRes, FlaComm.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all quantity take-offs for carpet, tile, stone, wood and resilient flooring bids.
    2. Responsible for accurate pricing based on company GPM targets for all projects. Worked with company Field Managers, as necessary, to resolve installation or mobilization concerns for all projects.
    3. Worked with General Contractors to negotiate bids and contract awards.
    4. Hired and trained Assistant Estimators and Project Managers, when necessary.
    5. Prepared bids, budgets, and value engineering on projects from $1 to $20 million.
    6. Handled estimating responsibilities for all home plans to include updated takeoffs and subcontractor pricing.
    7. Liaison between field, in-house departments, and outside vendors/subcontractors.
    8. Worked diligently to reduce monthly takeoff variances of purchase orders to achieve an 8% reduction in waste. 
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates


Senior Estimator - Temp Resume

Objective : Senior Estimator performing capital budgeting, estimating, project management, supervision, and purchasing. Extensive background in all aspects of project development, capital budgeting, design implementation, procurement, and project management. To work technically with a growing company, that offers a challenging and rewarding career which would utilize the knowledge and skills that will contribute to the organizational growth and help in building a result-oriented professional career.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Negotiation Skills, Cost Analysis, Computer Proficient.

Description :

    1. Prepare accurate pricing models, records and estimates for E, EP, and EPC proposals for medium and high-voltage switchyards, substations, transmission lines, and collection systems, including from the preliminary schematic stage to fully designed and developed construction documents.
    2. Review RFP, RFI proposals; equipment and construction specifications; clientele drawings to determine the scope of work, required contents of estimate and critical tasks to complete the project.
    3. Provide development support for new and existing client portfolios.
    4. Develop and maintain the firm's image, bolster business development, and resolve issues in a professional manner.
    5. Develop and sustain long term working relationships with clientele, subcontractors and vendors.
    6. Prepare quantitative takeoffs for the generation of project cost estimates and vendor/contractor scope of work.
    7. Assign estimating team members to ensure all scope of work items have been accounted for.
    8. Organize and prepare bid proposals Assist in the preparation of the project schedule (MS Project/Primavera), and scope of work & clarifications for submittal with the proposal.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Estimator - Contract Resume

Headline : Senior Estimator with years of construction estimating experience in positions of increasing responsibility on various construction projects. worked effectively to beat the time deadlines and budget targets for complex bid projects and designed construction plans resulting in an extraordinary amount of savings.

Skills : Microsoft Projects, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excell

Description :

    1. Estimated the amount of structural steel and labor required to construct large commercial buildings.
    2. Read blueprints, calculate the size, weight, and cost of each piece of steel going into the building as well as the cost of fabrication, erection, and equipment involved in constructing the building.
    3. Follow the project through completion to assure staying on schedule as well as budget.
    4. Secured bids for numerous projects while working there including the largest project that Capp Steel ever took on.
    5. Prepared detailed estimates for self-performed work; Solicited and qualified subcontractor bids, participated in the buy-out of jobs; saved costs by eliminating not required items from submittals and purchase orders.
    6. Worked with Senior Project Manager and Superintendent to control costs and expedite projects.
    7. Worked primarily in government contract bidding- bot plans and specs and design/build.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Estimator/Lead Estimator Resume

Headline : Senior Estimator/Lead Estimator with skills in managing on-site construction activities to ensure completion of project within the time & cost parameters and effective resource utilization to maximize the output. Exposure of deployment of suitable manpower and equipment/materials and proper planning to ensure timely execution of the projects

Skills : Microsoft Office, Inventory management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Met with Architects, Engineers, and other Team players to propose on the qualifications and selection process for shortlisting projects.
    2. Attend project meetings to help manage projects including field operations, material requisition.
    3. Obtained and reviewed subcontractor's proposals for correct scope and specifications to help in negotiating the price.
    4. Compiles sub-contractor proposals to quantify and scope potential low price.
    5. Worked with Project managers into the buyout sub-contractor for projects.
    6. Bid and budget projects from $1 to $65 million Prepare bid packages for subcontracts Prepare and evaluate value engineering for cost reductions and schedule impacts.
    7. Provide technical support and guidance on an as-needed basis.
    8. Attend pre-bid meetings, site walks, and RFP response interviews in support of the sales team.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate

Senior Estimator II Resume

Summary : Senior Estimator II with knowledge of job costing and estimating techniques with the ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications, and contracts. Exposure of deployment of suitable manpower and equipment/materials and proper planning to ensure timely execution of the projects

Skills : Proficient in AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Carrier HAP

Description :

    1. Report directly to the Vice President of Estimating.
    2. Review RFP and contract documents to develop detailed estimates for the construction of large scale wind farms and other projects ranging from $10 million to $150 million.
    3. Identify labor, material, equipment and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Create estimates using HCSS Heavy Bid.
    4. Delegate and assign work as necessary to estimators, interns and project engineers.
    5. Work with the corporate scheduler and resource department to produce preliminary schedules and equipment requirements.
    6. Work closely with Business Development to produce winning proposals and complete deliverables.
    7. Assisted in the development of the estimate review packet and procedures used to convey proposal information to upper management and board of directors.
    8. Instrumental in the development of the estimating procedure manual.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Estimator I Resume

Summary : Senior Estimator I with a comprehensive knowledge of construction methods and standards with the flexibility and experience required to remain highly focused in fast-paced and demanding environment. A proactive learner with a flair for adopting emerging trends and addressing industry requirements to achieve organizational objectives & profitability norms

Skills : Pre-Construction Budgeting And Planning, Conceptual Budgeting, Scheduling, Purchasing & Procurement, Value Engineering, Feasibility Study, Constructability Review, Sub Solicitation, Preparing & Reviewing Submittals

Description :

    1. Lead many public, privet, Lump-Sum, as well as Design-Build, negotiated projects.
    2. Worked on the most challenging projects that required a broad understanding of construction methods, standards, and building assemblies as well as the costs for each division.
    3. Developed cost estimates in conjunction with architects, engineers, and owners during all phases of projects and monitored progress to ensure completion within the established budget.
    4. Provided value engineering and cost options to meet client's funding for the project.
    5. Attended client meetings and pre-bid meetings for various projects.
    6. Analyzed subcontractor bids and Created detailed subcontractor scopes of work for all trades.
    7. Negotiated with subcontractors and perform selected buyouts in conjunction with the purchasing department.
    8. Supervised junior estimators as well as worked with MEP Estimators to complete and coordinate project scope of work.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Estimator - Consultant Resume

Summary : Senior Estimator possessing excellent strategic thinking, analytical, interpersonal, relationship management & team-building skills with proven capability in establishing quality systems and procedures. Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams to achieve their objectives.

Skills : Preparing & Reviewing Submittals, Preparing Project Logistics Plan And Milestone Schedule

Description :

    1. Responsible for contributing to the efforts of the estimating department and accurately producing accurate and concise estimates for international construction projects.
    2. Responsible for coordinating the efforts of Architects, Sub Contractors, Designers, and Vendors throughout the design-build process.
    3. Participate in turn over meetings to discuss cost, scheduling and value engineering with the operations.
    4. Reconciled the bids won for the entire region to analyze the profit potential with the project manager, project engineer and branch manager.
    5. Involved with the design-build team for budgeting and scheduling analysis.
    6. Proposal layout and formatting with work approach, qualifications, and history conforming to specific projects.
    7. Performed various quantity take-offs for numerous international projects in order to prepare a competitive estimate for clients. Creating schedules for each awarded projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Estimator/Specialist Resume

Summary : Senior Estimator/Specialist with strong manufacturing, background along with education to accurately quote engineered products such as Compressors, Turbines, TH Expanders, and Axial Compressors. Resourceful at maintaining a healthy relationship with the client as well as with vendors to achieve the best results by resolving their service-related critical issues.

Skills : Pre-Construction Budgeting And Planning, Conceptual Budgeting, Scheduling, Purchasing & Procurement

Description :

    1. Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc.
    2. Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine the scope of work and required contents of estimate.
    3. Provide complete conceptual (or bid work) and final estimating input on complex projects.
    4. Provide technical support to personnel preparing discipline estimates for assigned bids. Ensure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures.
    5. Assist the contracting department during the preparation of inquiries and final evaluation of submitted bids as required.
    6. Track awarded contracts as required - may include estimating/pricing extra work items, change orders, credit; procuring materials, etc.
    7. Facilitate estimate kick-off meeting with Project Team Skills Used On Screen Take Off, MC2, Paces, Primavera.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Estimator/Incharge Resume

Summary : Senior Estimator/Incharge with over 7 years of increasingly responsible estimating experience in the construction industry encompassing Cost estimating, budget consulting, and value engineering including civil, structural, mechanical, and architectural disciplines. Pre-construction services including design and constructability reviews as well as cost negotiations.

Skills : Budgeting, Business Analysis, Computer Skills, Data Analysis, Detail Oriented, Excel, Forecasting, Kaizen, Logistics

Description :

    1. Wrote and prepared V-22 proposals for negotiations with the government.
    2. Provided current, accurate and complete responses to Request for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Information (RFI).
    3. This includes compiling and updating material and subcontract parts lists, adding appropriate escalation or decrements, and assessing allowable and unallowable costs.
    4. Worked with all functional departments to audit their responses for accuracy and completeness.
    5. Compiled all records necessary for substantiation of work and contract deliverables.
    6. Attended kick-off and strategy meetings for the preparation of a presentation to both senior management and the customer.
    7. Assisted with discussion and negotiations with the customer and DCAA.
    8. Completed major proposals for V-22 as well as development, support, and time & material type contracts.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Senior Estimator Resume

Summary : To grow with a leading organization that utilizes the abilities to the fullest extent possible, helping realize and develop the potential and be a part of a team that scales great heights through the continuous learning process and utmost dedication. Good at coordinating and supervising technical aspects of structural, finishing, foundation and flooring works.

Skills : Value Engineering, Feasibility Study, Constructability Review, Sub Solicitation, Preparing & Reviewing Submittals

Description :

    1. Collaborate with all departments to prioritize current projects.
    2. Read, study and verify engineering take-offs to ensure an accurate count of required materials.
    3. Coordinate material costs from the purchasing department and various vendors for accurate project pricing.
    4. Provide detailed documents to the construction managers to aid in determining the cost of erecting a given structure.
    5. Correspond with shop manager regarding drawings and specifications in order to include the cost of necessary hours for the fabrication of the membrane in the final estimate.
    6. Work with the logistics department to determine shipping methods and costs.
    7. Estimate and calculate appropriate travel costs for the management team as part of the project estimate.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science