Lead Estimator – South & Central Texas

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors is currently seeking a Lead Estimator to join our team!
Lead Estimator – South & Central Texas
Job Location(s):
Austin, San Antonio
Start Date:
Open until filled.
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Hours per Week:
40-50 hours/week
Starting Salary Range:
Not provided.
Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science, Engineering, Architecture, or any applicable degree program preferred.
Required Experience:
5 (five) years of commercial estimating experience required
Required Security Clearance:
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Bartlett Cocke General Contractors is currently seeking Lead Estimators to join our team in San Antonio and Austin TX! The Lead Estimator will be responsible for providing and/or coordinating estimating services on projects of all sizes and contracts of all types.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, supervise and review work of assigned department personnel to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Provide technical support and/or prepare estimates as required.
  • Participate in the preparation of studies, materials, and methods, recommendations, and relative cost estimates as required.
  • Act as an Estimating Team Leader on various projects, thus coordinating the total estimating effort relevant to a particular project or proposals as assigned.
  • Lead estimates at all phases/levels as required by project and delivery method with relative accuracy:  Concept, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documents, etc.
  • Communicate the Estimate to client, design team member, or internal audience.
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings; attend pre-proposal meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimates.
  • Prepare estimates by quantity survey of the anticipated scope.
  • Participate in pre-proposal meetings, bid/estimate strategy and presentation meetings as required.
  • Coordinate with Marketing personnel regarding technical aspects/requirements of assigned estimates.
  • Assist Project Team (PM and Supt.) in evaluating submitted proposals during project buyout and contracting phase.
  • Prepare for, and participate in, project “Handoff” meetings from Estimating to Operations.
  • Train and develop department personnel.
  • Perform additional duties per supervisor’s direction.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 (five) years of commercial estimating experience.
  • A positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Experience using the following or similar software: OnCenter, Sage Timberline, Bluebeam Revu/Studio, Building Connected, and other industry related software.
  • Candidate must have good written and verbal communication skills and a collaborative approach working with both clients, design team members and subcontractors.
  • Must be competent in use of Microsoft software, including collecting and analyzing data in Excel, and creating documents and preparing correspondence in Outlook & Word.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the subcontractor market.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science, Engineering, Architecture, or any applicable degree program.
  • Experience working in the field on Construction projects (project management or field supervision experience).
  • Experience using BIM software (Revit, Navisworks, Assemble, etc.)

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