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Senior Estimator

Company: M. A. Mortenson Company
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

A strategic partner who actually gets your business Making your project better than you imagined Building a better world one community at a time Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002--- ---What are you waiting for? The Big Picture: At Mortenson we recognize the value a reliable and accurate estimate has to a project team. Our collaborative design phase and estimating approach ensures that our projects are set up for success. As a Senior Estimator at Mortenson you will be leading estimating efforts that ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients using new methodologies like Target Value Delivery and Model Based Estimating, as well as tried and true estimating procedures. Responsibilities What will you be doing?

  • Lead estimating and preconstruction efforts on large and complex projects including early conceptual estimating and cost modeling, as well as detailed estimating
  • Develop a strategic estimate plan including; organization, responsibility matrix planning, scheduling, price sourcing and presentation to the customer
  • Cultivate relationships and lead the selection of trade partners and material suppliers
  • Maintain regular communication with team members, customers, design partners and trade partners to ensure complete understanding of the project scope including ongoing modifications
  • Participate in constructability reviews and collaborate with designer partners, working toward creative value driven design solutions
  • Research, analyze and maintain historical project data
  • Present and support estimates to external partners and customers
  • Lead and coach team members by providing training, mentoring and direction
  • Lead performance evaluation of estimators Mortenson by the numbers $5.05B 2019 revenue -6,500+ employees across
    11 offices + field 1954 year founded Our approach to leadership and culture Our founder Mort Mortenson believed that we were all born to be leaders; that leadership wasn't something that just happened to us but was something within us.
    • Minimum--six years of construction estimating experience;--leading estimates on large, complex commercial projects
    • Strong conceptual estimating ability preferred
    • Applicable mathematical skills
    • Proven ability to fulfill all responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
    • Highly detailed and organized to manage multiple project tasks
    • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level;--experience--with WinEst, On-screen Takeoff, VICO,--Building Connected, and Assemble preferred
    • Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
    • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
    • Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills Education:
      • Associates or Bachelors degree in Construction, Civil, Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent experience Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

Keywords: M. A. Mortenson Company, Portland , Senior Estimator, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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