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Estimators analyze proposals and requirements in order to deliver cost estimates. Typical resume samples for Estimator describe duties like gathering and studying proposals, summarizing information, detecting current trends, updating cost databases, and working to get the best price in a bid. Based on our collection of example resumes, the most important Estimator qualifications are research skills, analytical thinking, attention to details, communication abilities, and computer proficiency. Most Estimators hold a degree in statistics, finance, economics or mathematics and various relevant certifications.

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Estimator/project Manager

Coordinated and managed all aspects of various "turn-key" and labor-only
concrete projects from pre-construction to project close-out

  • Estimated, negotiated and managed revenue in excess of $17 million with 8%
  • Implemented estimating and budget templates, improving ability to create,
  • Administered expanded cost coding procedures for reliable budget tracking, cost
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Construction
2

Sales Estimator

Performed outside sales of commercial playground equipment and park site amenities to schools, parks, recreation departments, and cities.

  • Developed and maintained relationships with customer base, including key accounts, ensuring their satisfaction with products and services.
  • Successfully achieved $1M each year in total sales volume for 2 consecutive years.
  • Awarded 2 quarterly sales contests for always meeting and exceeding sales goals.
  • Facilitated customer loyalty and company growth by providing superior service.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice / Sociology
Technology Summary
3

Cost Estimator-utility / Fluidbed Boilers

Preparation of cost estimates for the design, supply and erection of boiler packages ranging from $2,000,000 to $250,000,000.

  • Developed material take-offs and costs for ASME pressure parts and piping, fabricated steel components, insulation and other miscellaneous commodities.
  • Reviewed customer specifications to determine possible effects on Foster Wheeler standard practices.
  • Achieved 100% on time completion of all proposal packages, providing quality internal and external customer service.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Mechanical Drafting Technology
4

Lead Estimator/project Manager

Closely managed estimating and preconstruction department for large mechanical contractor

  • Oversaw multiple estimators
  • Qualified competitive subcontractor bids prior to execution of contracts
  • Carefully coordinated plans and specs using AIA standards
  • Facilitated processing of RFI's, submittals and samples among the general contractor, the owner, and owner's consultants
  • Reviewed and qualify proposed Change Order requests
  • Involved in planning, budgeting and direction of all construction projects
  • Project values ranged from $80,000 - $16,000,000
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Environmental Science
5

Estimator

Performed over 400 inspections to assess the scope of damages from faulty building materials on commercial, multi- and single-family properties.

  • Produced detailed cost estimates for residential and commercial construction projects ranging from $100,000 to more than $5 million using Xactimate software.
  • Dedicated more than 50 percent of work hours to travel throughout the Southeast.
  • Assisted preparation of bimonthly company-wide invoices totaling more than $2 million.
  • Assisted in the management, work product review and workload assignments for seven civil engineering interns.
  • Performed Quantity Take-off and assisted on estimates for projects ranging from $2 million to over $100 million.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Radio And Television Production
6

Senior Estimator

Quantitative take-off and preparation of general contractor bids for architectural metal, curtain wall systems, glass, storefronts and skylights.

  • Administered site meetings and walkthrough’s for new and existing projects for pricing purposes.
  • Facilitated job production meetings with Architects and General contractors
  • Quantified scopes for projects in excess of $700K
  • Assured customer satisfaction utilizing excellent communication skills.
  • Collaborated with senior estimator to procure all vendor pricing.
  • Helped foster cost saving methods by improving company estimating methods and
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
Automotive Technology
HS
Air Conditioning / Refrigeration / Heating
C
Autocad 2007 Lt
7

Estimator/cm

Managed all aspects of construction, estimates, conceptual estimates, project planning, and installation

  • Specialized in custom remodels, TI's, seismic retrofitting concrete, and commercial and residential framing
  • Coordinated with the Architect for the planning, design, and building phase of each project
  • All projects were completed on time with exceptional craftsmanship and no call backs
  • Supervised 10 people and provided job planning for all projects
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Construction Management
MS
Structural Engineering
8

Project Manager/estimator

Estimated project costs, tracked budgets, controlled expenses, and determined net profits

  • Negotiated contracts, subcontractor scheduling and analyzed job sites
  • Insured availability of materials, equipment, and quality control
  • Act as liaison between clients and contractors for resolution of problems
  • Estimating background includes Oil & Gas Facilities, Concrete, Civil, Pipeline, Paint, & Plant Maintenance
  • Reviewed customer plans, determined subcontractor needs, developed project estimates, compiled subcontractor bids, consolidated information into proposals for submission to clients, and negotiated final price
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Estimator/planner

Estimated material and labor for manufacturing division serving government and commercial clients

  • Procured material, reviewed work packages, expedited production control processes, facilitated inspections and shipping, and collaborated with shop supervisors in operations
  • Maintained shop drawing records, government standards and current government specifications
  • Developed and administrated Government Shock Test procedures for locker contract
  • Served as liaison to insure customer satisfaction with clients
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration / Social Science
10

Lead Estimator/job Procurement

Worked closely with estimators and Director of Preconstruction to support the estimating workload with accurate take-offs and contacting of subcontractors to obtain up-to-date unit price cost information

  • Performed estimating tasks as assigned, ensuring that the estimating services provided would enhance the company's image as being a full service, competitively priced contractor
  • Generated value-oriented budgets that accurately reflected the construction cost of the assigned projects
  • Established correct design development and conceptual development estimates as well as hard bidding projects
  • Worked closely with owners and architects to value-engineer projects
  • Provided construction management, hard bids, and negotiation of contracts as well as materials procurement, sub-contractor bids, and sub-contractor resource management
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Construction Management

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