Estimator

Consolidated Divisions Inc Sedalia, CO $90000.00 to $110000.00 per year
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SALARY RANGE: $90,000 - $110,000 per year D.O.E.

PAY DAYS: Weekly

WORK SCHEDULE: This is a full-time, hourly position, Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Overtime as required due to bid schedules.

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Consolidated Divisions, Inc. is a full-service, multiple-scopes environmental company—we are “Nature’s Workforce”! Founded 1995 & Veteran owned—even though CDI has become one of the Rocky Mountain’s largest Environmental Services companies, we pledge that “CDI is big enough to serve you BUT small enough to know you”.

At Consolidated Divisions, Inc., our people are our greatest asset. We value the well-being of our employees and provide exceptional benefits.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Our purpose is to build CDI’s current and future workload with accurate bids to enable maximizing profitability through project management and final installation of projects. The Estimator will coordinate efforts for preparing bid proposals for any work CDI elects to bid.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary:

  • Create accurate quantity takeoffs, and obtain and evaluate pricing for materials, equipment and subcontractors.
  • Prepare estimates for proposals that meet the specifications and deadlines as laid out in the RFQ or bid documents, ensuring that bids and proposals are accurate, complete and competitive, whether hard-bids or negotiated work.
  • Assist in developing full-scale project plans and strategies.
  • Assist PM’s and field personnel in preparing and presenting change-orders to customers, ensuring completeness and accuracy in all work, and ensuring the maximum change-order profit achievable.
  • Assist the estimating leads with maintaining the estimate database, ensuring accurate and timely additions or changes are made, and updates are applied as needed.

Secondary:

  • Work with estimating team to complete cost estimates of assigned projects by requested completion dates. Working individually or as a part of a team on a project as requested.
  • Build cost estimates for hard bids, negotiated work, and change orders.
  • Request and evaluate pricing for materials, equipment, and sub-contractors.
  • Analyzes problems and makes sound decisions promptly based on objectives, risks, implications, and costs.
  • Build good business relationships with Vendors and Clients
  • Create written documents and/or present information to others.
  • Maintain established estimate databases.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Demonstrate extensive and thorough knowledge of Landscaping to win more bids.
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully bid Landscaping projects.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage the Company Bid Schedule to complete jobs on time.
  • Produce a volume of estimates with a success rate that meets the operations teams’ current goals for revenues

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

Knowledge

  • Proficient in reading and implementing construction site plans and specifications.
  • Strong math skills, including calculations using fractions, percentages, and/or ratios; area and volume calculations and ability to read scale
  • Proficient computer skills – standard Microsoft Office programs (Word, Xcel, Outlook) and familiarity with project management software, Bid2Win Estimating Software, or similar. PlanSwift or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of reading Plans and Specs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English; Spanish a plus

Abilities

  • Strong planning, coordination and organization skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with customers, field staff and fellow employees.
  • Strong analytical skills, and ability to make sound, evidence-based decisions, based on business objectives, known and assumed risks, and costs.
  • Motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to work both independently and with others in a team environment with the ability to multi-task, prioritize workload, manage time and handle tight deadlines under minimal supervision.

Education – High school diploma or GED required,

Experience – Two to three of construction experience, preferably in Erosion Control or Reclamation.

Skills – Exhibit a strong regard for organizing and prioritizing, as well as an ability to meet deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred.

Additionally, a proven ability to navigate through difficult situations with employees, customers and vendors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job functions in an office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, iPad, cell phones, phones, photocopiers, scanner and filing cabinets.

This is a fast-paced work environment and you must be able to keep up with the demands of the daily work.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Lift up to 50 lbs.

Walking in various weather and ground conditions on job sites

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

BENEFITS

  • Industry leading Health, Dental and Vision Insurance.
  • Accident, Critical Care, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability insurance options.
  • Company provided life insurance.
  • 401K enrollment following 90 days of employment and employer match up to 4%
  • Paid Vacation Leave.
  • Paid Sick Leave.
  • Company paid holidays including the Friday after Thanksgiving.
  • Paid Jury Duty Leave.
  • Bereavement Policy.
  • Excellent career growth potential.

Consolidated Divisions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer and a Drug-Free environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Estimator for Landscaping: 1 year (Required)
Consolidated Divisions Inc is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
 
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