Position Overview: Hernandez Consulting & Construction is a local general contracting company specializing in design, construction, development, and sustainability seeking an experienced Construction Estimator in the New Orleans, LA area. The Construction Estimator will be responsible for all areas of the construction pricing process, including soliciting subcontractor quotes, material and measurement takeoffs from plans, reading specifications, assembling full construction pricing. The position offers competitive wages based on candidate’s qualifications and experience, as well as full benefits including healthcare, 401k, and PTO.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate. • Analyzes plans and specifications to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates. • Prepare detailed, disciplined estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work. • Consult with subcontractors and vendors for pricing of specific scopes of work. • Consult other resources including personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues. • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc. • Track design changes and prepare estimates for any cost impacts. • Support other department personnel as required.
Desired Qualifications: • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs • Excellent communication skills • Strong organization skills • Ability to multi-task • Willingness to learn • Strong work ethic • At least 1 year Construction Estimating experience required • Medical and Commercial Construction experience preferred • Experience estimating Construction projects in multiple states preferred
Desired Education: • Bachelor’s Degree
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Salaried plus benefits
About Hernandez Consulting & Construction
Hernandez Consulting & Construction is a general contracting company specializing in design, construction, development, and sustainability. We are located in New Orleans, LA.