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Chief Estimator : Job Profile

Employer: Chambers Construction
Job Title: Chief Estimator
Job Location: Eugene , Oregon , United States
Job Description:
Eugene Oregon based General Contractor is seeking a Chief Estimator with 8-10 years minimum experience taking the lead as an estimator for commercial and industrial building projects ranging up to $40M in contract value. We prefer individuals with knowledge of the Pacific Northwest building practices, but isnt a mandatory requirement. We require the Chief Estimator to have extensive experience in multiple project delivery systems across a wide variety of projects that include: Construction Manager/General Contractor CM/GC), Design-Bid-Build DBB and Design-Build DB.

Education Requirements:

Dependent upon experience and credentials

Equal Opportunity Employer/Contractor

We are a highly respected, progressive and stable company. We will provide the selected applicant with an attractive salary and benefit package commensurate with applicants credentials and related experience as a proven leader and estimator.

Job Requirements:

Chief Estimator will take the lead on preconstruction services including estimating,
scheduling, planning, bidding and budgeting of projects.

Excellent organizational, verbal and communication skills are a requirement.

The proven ability to multitask, coordinate, manage multiple projects and teams.

Provide leadership and direction to the project management teams and estimating staff for
preconstruction services and hard bid projects.

Experience working with design professionals and owner teams as the point of contact for
preconstruction activities.

Demonstrated ability to perform conceptual estimates with limited design development and
lead teams through multiple budget phases balancing design goals and construction costs.

Experience in quantity take-offs for self-performed work by the contractor.

Knowledge of various unit pricings for multiple subcontractor trades disciplines.

Prior experience with LEED analysis, Value Engineering and Life Cycle costing processes.

Proficiency with MS Excel and on-screen take off software and other Windows based

Demonstrated ability to understand project schedules and sequencing.

Experience with construction cost accounting systems.

Business development and maintaining industry contacts will be an important part of this

Company Description: Founded in 1955, Chambers Construction is an integral part of history in the Pacific Northwest. Since 1955, we've helped build communities, from Eugene to Seattle, one finely-crafted building, storefront, school, factory, and apartment complex at a time. With integrity and attention to quality and detail as our guides, we've built a full-service construction company with a reputation people can trust. We look forward to proving it to you. Projects range from wood-frame buildings such as the castle-like Spring Hill Country Club in Albany to pre-engineered steel giants like the University of Oregon Moshofsky Center. Chambers has claimed more than 30 percent of the pre-engineered steel market in Lane County. We live in the same communities we've helped build, and Chambers is dedicated to preserving the quality of our Northwest lifestyle. Chambers proudly follows the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System to provide a whole-building approach to construction - from sustainable site development to energy and water efficiency to indoor environmental quality.