Project Estimator

Job Description

MSI General is seeking a commercial construction Estimator to join our team!  We are one of the first fully integrated Design/Build construction firms in Wisconsin, with over 60 years of continuous profitability delivering excellence in design, estimating, and construction management.  We are the only company on the Business Journal’s Book of Lists for both Top Architectural & Construction firms in 2017. We would like to find an Estimator to solicit and receive project costs from subcontractors, analyze bids, negotiate costs, problem solve, and control project costs.  This position requires a well-rounded estimating background – Design Build, negotiated, conceptual, and hard bid.

Basic Qualifications – Recommended/Preferred:
  • Construction Management degree (2 to 4 year) or other technical degree
  • 10 years related experience
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Review and understand proposal and construction drawings
  • Prepare budget cost estimate
  • Complete project scope – through creation of bid instructions
  • Value Engineering through scope, sequencing & design evaluations
  • Select bidders
  • Execute subcontractor bid process
  • Evaluate and qualify subcontractor proposals
  • Manage and maintain project costs
  • Negotiate with subcontractors (buyout and extras)
  • Work on multiple projects at one time
  • Meet deadlines
  • Retain detailed project information
Required Knowledge:
  • Subcontractors abilities and areas of expertise
  • Knowledge of the seasonal changes, and effect on construction costs
  • Construction types and techniques
  • Costs of construction, concrete, masonry (steel, carpentry, doors, mechanicals etc
  • Building codes, safety requirements
  • Architectural knowledge (styles, terms, details etc.)
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Contact Information

Street: W215 E. Wisconsin Avenue
City/State/Zip: Nashotah, WI 53058
Local Phone: 2623673661
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