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The Christman Company Conceptual Estimator in Grand Rapids, Michigan

divdivul class="job-items"lispanb class="glyphicon glyphicon-globe" alt="Location" title="Location"/b/span spanGrand Rapids, MI, USA/span/lilispanb class="glyphicon glyphicon-inbox" alt="Employment Type" title="Employment Type"/b/span spanFull Time/span/li/uldiv/div/divdiv/div/divdivspanspanAre you looking for an opportunity to work within a successful commercial construction organization with a healthy corporate culture? Christman may just be the place for you. We are seeking a spanConceptual Estimator /spanfor construction projects in our West Michigan, Grand Rapids region. Christman is an ESOP owned company that offers performance based bonuses, promotes professional development and has a robust benefit program. /span/spanspanspanAs a Conceptual Estimator, this position will assist in leading conceptual estimating efforts to produce accurate construction cost budgets and estimates. This role will provide input on process improvements and also supports project planning goals and initiatives. /span/spanspanspanEssential Job Functions/span spanemspanReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions./span/em/span/spanollispanDemonstrates conceptual estimating proficiency in the scope review process, subcontractor knowledge, information of On-Screen Takeoff and estimating software platforms, and in interiors estimating./span/lilispanDevelops skills in structural and civil estimating at concept and schematic design./span/lilispanDeveloping knowledge of client relations and estimate presentations./span/lilispanGreater depth of knowledge with regard to technical specifications./span/lilispanGreater depth of knowledge with regard to pricing levels./span/lilispanMeets deadline challenges./span/lilispanWork in conjunction with the bid team to prepare accurate bid proposals. /span/lilispanProvide technical assistance to Project Managers in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required. Assure clean handoff of estimate, bidding information, drawings, specifications, etc. to project management team./span/lilispanPerform quantity take-offs./span/li/olspanemspanPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice./span/em/spanspanspanExpected Hours of Work/span spanFull time position. Occasional extended hours and weekends may apply./span/spanspanspanTravel /spanspanMinimal travel required, depending on the project, travel to other areas may be required. Majority of travel done during work hours, overnight stays may be required./span/spanspanspanRequired Education and Experience /span/spanollispanBachelor degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Engineering, Business, Finance or a related job field./span/lilispanFive (5) years of work experience in construction or related job field. /span/li/olspan-or- /span