Colarelli Construction Estimator/Preconstruction Architect in Colorado Springs, Colorado
This position is intended for a person with an architectural background looking to work for a commercial general contractor to assist in various pre-construction and pre-development activities, including the creation of detailed proposals and detailed construction estimates from preliminary / conceptual information. The Pre-Construction Architect / Commercial Construction Estimator is a full-time exempt position. The ideal candidate is detail orientated with a demonstrated ability to work with numbers, drawings, multitask and prioritize as well as strong organization and communication skills. This person will be responsible for developing accurate and reliable estimates for multiple, simultaneous projects from conceptual design through final construction documents.
Understands project plans and specifications and can develop conceptual plan designs and renderings
Understands the various components that go into the construction of a building and be able to pull all those components together from preliminary information
Strong conceptual estimating skill
Performs code review studies
Ability to independently develop complete estimates from preliminary floor plans
Developing and managing estimates on multiple, simultaneous projects
Work closely with Management Team in the development to ensure accurate estimates and assumptions meet project requirements
Work directly with clients to define their program
Works with clients and design teams closely to further develop the project
Coordinate the completion of all client deliverables for estimates to insure consistency
Identifies appropriate trade contractors in order to develop budgets and bids
Proficient in all trade scope review and identifying potential concerns/issues on projects
Ability to independently develop accurate detailed self-perform estimates
Track, price and negotiate project cost changes
Demonstrates the ability to encourage personal and professional development in team members.
Demonstrates a positive attitude and professionalism
Background in Architecture and Commercial Building Construction
Detail orientated with strong leadership, communication, problem solving, initiative and team building skills.
Knowledgeable in construction and estimating software as well as windows applications
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Bachelor?s degree in one of the following: Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent
5 years of experience in Architecture and/or Commercial Construction Industry
Demonstrable experience in roles of increasing responsibility in commercial construction estimating
Position requires a clean driving record and valid driver?s license
Position requires an acceptable background check per company standards
This a position overview and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and/or responsibilities but is a general reflection of the position expectations.