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Assistant Estimator (2019-AL-024)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Robins & Morton
Physical Address
400 Shades Creek Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35209
Job Description

With a partnering approach, Robins & Morton works on healthcare and commercial construction projects of allsizes, creating a collaborative and transparent environment for everyone involved. Our R&M teams work with aself-motivated spirit to ensure an exceptional partnering experience for our clients, design partners, tradepartners, and our employees.

We are looking for an Assistant Estimator to collaborate with our clients, business partners, and the R&M teamto deliver professionally executed project estimates and provide exceptional preconstruction services.

If you are motivated to achieve large-scale success through excellent communication, trusting relationships,and attention to detail, we are interested in you!

We are looking for a high-performing candidate who will assist the Preconstruction Team, primarily working on project estimates. Responsibilities include preparing qualified subcontractor/vendor bid invitation lists, issuing bid invitations, assisting subcontractors with document distribution and bid preparation needs, preparing quantity take-offs, evaluating subcontractor proposals, and assisting with preparation of estimate presentations.

YOUR DAY-TO-DAY: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities toperform the essential functions of the job)


Prepare subcontractor/vendor lists; identify, cultivate, and attract new subcontractors and vendors; develop, maintain, and enhance relationships.
Review project plans and specifications for completeness and constructability.
Issue bid invitations to subcontractors and vendors, ensure adequate bid coverage for each trade package, follow-up, and establish participation.
Inventory and distribute documents.
Prepare detailed take-offs/quantity surveys.
Create questions to Architects/Engineers for clarification.
Obtain costs from municipal agencies for permits, licenses, taxes, fees, etc.
Assist with preparing clear, properly formatted Bid Analysis Worksheets.
Analyze and scope subcontractor and vendor proposals, establish consistency among proposals, and coordinate scope with other packages.
Ensure that all work scope items for assigned trade packages are covered in project estimates.
Assist with prequalification of subcontractors.
Assist with preparation and assembly of the estimate.
Assist with preparation and assembly of the estimate presentation.
Actively participate in design/preconstruction meetings, take notes, issue minutes to project team.
Participate effectively in estimate presentations.
Continuous Improvement

Strive to attain 100% Customer Satisfaction rating for assigned projects.
Assist with organizing and publishing data for historical cost purposes.
Actively participate in learning opportunities.
Leadership Development
Participate actively in R&M performance standards evaluations, demonstrate awareness of self-development needs, and strive to achieve goals.
Provide guidance and assistance to team members; mentor college co-op/interns.
Learning Environment
Visit projects to increase knowledge of construction means and methods.
Research, test, and teach the use of emerging technology.
Share innovations.
Job Qualifications:

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TEAM: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions of the job)
Education – Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree (construction management or related degree, preferred)
Excellent communication skills
Field Experience – Minimum of one year (more experience is preferred)
Demonstrate effective use of technology including Microsoft Office programs and estimating/construction related computer software ? Support and encourage all team members in their roles and responsibilities
Demonstrate organizational and time management skills
Demonstrate drive and initiative in performance of duties
Exhibit integrity and positive attitude
Demonstrate use of reasoning skills and ability to resolve issues quickly
Foster an environment of continuous improvement
Other Job Information: (if applicable)
This position is an Exempt position and is not subject to overtime pay
This position is assigned to the corporate office or a division office
Occasional travel is required in this position
This position is part of the Preconstruction Department
This position reports directly to the Director of Preconstruction or Division Manager

Ranked 3rd among top general contractors by Modern Healthcare 2018
Associated Builders and Contractors 2018 National Excellence in Construction Eagle Award winner
Ranked 79th by Engineering News-Record 2018 publication of top 400 contractors
Awarded 2017 Project of the Year in Sychro Software’s Annual Digital Construction Awards
100+ various learning & development courses offered annually at 15+ different locations
Time off when you need it
Employee events & outings
ommunity involvement
Competitive salary
Excellent health, dental, life insurance, telemedicine
Excellent 401K & Profit Sharing Program (8.36% Base Salary deposited in eligible employee accounts for 2018)
Employee Assistance Program

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