1+ months

Head Estimator

Yulista Management Services, Inc.
Augusta, GA 30905
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Job Title
Head Estimator
Subsidiary Name
Fort Gordon, GA 30813 US (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Career Level
Shift Type
First Shift
Job Type
Exemption Type
Percentage of Time Willing to Travel
Job Description

Tunista Services is seeking a Head Estimator. This position is contingent upon award of contract.
The Head Estimator is the primary member of the estimating team who has overall responsibility for the creation of budgets and estimates produced by estimators/planners. The Head Estimator is responsible for the oversight of the estimating process for all projects and establishes standardized procedures, methods and processes for estimating resources required to complex a project. The Head Estimator oversees analysis of past performance on projects and establishes estimating standards for all future estimates based on such analysis. The Head Estimator also oversees the historical cost database and bid management and estimating software. The Head Estimator has final word on procedures, processes, techniques and personnel decisions for assigned projects. Manages and coordinates the people, software and other resources used to perform the estimating functions. Projects range from fully defined to include Conventional, Bid-Build Projects, and Conceptual Projects.

Assigns responsibilities for estimating team on each project.
Reviews project plans and specifications and coordinates with the team to confirm complete scope.
Identify risk issues and their order of magnitude
Solicit subcontractor and/or supplier information & pricing
Prepares instructions to bidders, bid form and other bid solicitation information as required
Performs and/or manages the quantity survey and pricing effort for internal budgets
Prepares conceptual budgets based on minimal information
Reviews general conditions, schedule, scopes of work, hoisting plans, site logistics and other exhibits as prepared by Operations
Ensures the flow of project information is maintained and documented
Reviews and/or manages the review and scoping of specialty contractor bids
Coordinates insurance requirements with risk management
Coordinates technical proposal requirements with Marketing Department
Reviews constructability issues with operational staff
Maintains and communicates data on construction and material cost trends affecting project costs
Analyze alternate means and methods to determine the most economical alternative
Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, specialty contractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer's expectation
Actively participates in industry, client and community relations to enhance company image
Performs other related duties as needed.
Assist project personnel on successful proposals
Participate in the transfer of information on successful projects including the Job Kick-off Meeting
Assist in the preparation and review of work plans as requested
Participate in periodic reviews and visits to projects as appropriate
Assist with managing daily project reporting to include timekeeping, environmental and permit compliance, and daily reports
Maintains effective communication with government leadership, customers, and project participants
Implements company policies such as attendance, overtime, safety, environmental, etc. and directs the application of such policies for subordinate workforce
Perform other duties as assigned

This position requires supervision of subordinate workforce

Job Requirements

Ability to provide effective leadership over subordinate workforce
Ability to professionally and effectively communicate with employees, business partners, and clients via written and verbal communication methods
Knowledge of computer based construction and scheduling programs preferred
Ability to handle stressful situations and effectively plan and organize duties to meet deadlines
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work with concentration, accuracy, and attention to detail
Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings, including host preparation meetings
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
Ability to interpret and communicate project plans and drawings
Adequate knowledge of database software, spreadsheet software, scheduling software, job costing software and word processing software
Ability to pass a drug, driving, and background screening

High School diploma
Five years of Planner/Estimator experience
Ability to pass a drug, driving and background screening

Yulista offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disabilities, protected military or veteran status. To apply for this position, or view all of our job openings, visit us online at www.yulista.com, click on career opportunities.


Posted: 2019-05-21 Expires: 2020-07-30

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