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Construction Estimators prepare cost estimates for construction projects. Typical resume samples for this job highlight duties like consulting with clients and suppliers, analyzing documentation, making adjustments to cost estimates, assessing cost effectiveness, overseeing tendering processes, and visiting construction sites. Based on our collection of example resumes, the ideal candidate should demonstrate construction projects knowledge, excellent budgeting skills, communication and negotiation abilities, attention to details, accuracy, and computer competencies. Eligible candidates hold a college degree in a relevant field such as civil engineering.

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Construction Estimator

  • Prepared bids and cost estimates that address every part of a building project.
  • Calculated the total cost of building projects, and insured to keep building projects within the client’s budget limitations.
  • Approved that all cost estimates submitted by the contractor are accurate by using many software programs such as: AutoCAD, Tora, and Excel.
  • Coordinated with surveyors to estimate the types and amounts of materials needed to complete the construction job and Submitted customized reports to clients.
  • Maintained constant contact with site managers and engineers to estimate the duration of the project and Developed complete budgets and plans for projects.
  • Consulted with experts to get advice on difficult cost estimations.
  • Estimated labor costs and the cost of equipment needed for the project.
  • Evaluated the cost effectiveness of a product’s use and made changes where necessary to improve overall cost effectiveness.
  • Tracked all costs from the inception of the building project to its conclusion, and re-figured cost estimates when necessary.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
MS
Engineering Management
12

Construction Estimator / Project Manager

Managed government construction contracts for the Army and the Federal government.

  • Kept track of budgets and contract personnel's for time and attendance so we kept the contract on time and within budget.
  • Estimated contracts to renovate VA hospitals and recondition roads and parking structures for the military.
  • Helped get a new branch of the company off the ground by estimating contracts for commercial painting and refinishing.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
13

Construction Estimator

Responsible for compiling a list of damaged/rotten components on buildings at various job sites.

  • Forming detailed lists of all items found in order to complete a comprehensive bid of the property for potential clients.
  • Worked as the intermediary for the construction crews to the superintendent.
  • Ordered materials from vendors and ensured that projects kicked off on time.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communication Studies
14

Construction Estimator

  • Did take offs on large residential projects, bank renovations, and strip mall projects
  • Reorganized, updated, streamlined, and consolidated detailed but cumbersome Excel spreadsheets
  • Drew up contracts for residential projects
  • Reviewed kitchen orders of Kitchen Designers for omissions and general errors in measurements
  • Enhance computer renderings of Kitchen Designers work for more finished presentation
  • Designed kitchens using 2020 - 6.8
  • Using Chief Architect created house and addition renderings for finished presentation
  • Transferred projected budget to Quick Books
  • Installed and updated 2020 Software for Designers
Candidate Info
76
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
History
15

Construction Estimator/project Manager

  • Performed estimating and project management responsibilities for construction projects ranging from less than $1,000 to over $1,500,000
  • Managed labor, equipment, subcontractor and supplier coordination for education, medical, commercial and industrial construction projects
  • Oversaw the implementation and integration of Isqft.com subcontractor database management and issuance of requests for proposals and project documents
  • Utilized Timberline Estimating software, Microsoft Office Suite, and AutoCAD
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Construction Management
16

Senior Construction Estimator

Researched current projects out for bid, quoted jobs, attended customer meetings

  • Read blueprints and interpret dimensions and layouts according to specifications
  • Supported million dollar plus jobs from inception to completion
  • Coordinated manpower for all project, dealt with Carpenter Union
  • Responsible for purchasing supplies and materials specific to job layouts
  • Created proposals and negotiated cost expansion and reduction efforts
  • Followed invoicing and billing for individual accounts, labor and cost reduction efforts
  • Maintained budgets and deadlines successfully; retain and repeat customer business
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
17

Commercial/industrial Construction Estimator

Review applicable data to compute cost factors and prepare estimates.

  • Evaluate subcontractor and vendor construction cost bids.
  • Develop cost analysis and determined cost effectiveness for construction projects.
  • Analyze completed projects to compare estimated cost to actual costs and determined reasons for any discrepancies.
  • Monitor cost trends to assist project management in cost reduction and process improvement.
  • Establish and maintain good customer and subcontractor relations.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
18

Construction Estimator

Responsible for overseeing the pre-development of communities.

  • Managed bids from vendors.
  • Prepared cost estimates for residential projects.
  • Used construction plans to prepare & analyze project budgets & spending.
  • Estimated all phases of residential construction using JDEdwards.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Geography-urban & Regional Planning
MS
Land Development
19

Construction Estimator

Construction estimator for commercial and residential grading.

  • Supervised cost, labor, and material associated with job.
  • Detailed inputting of project drawings into Astek estimating software.
  • Daily duties included payroll, labor cost, job budget, purchasing, job scheduling, and supervision of 40 employees.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
20

Construction Estimator

Estimated ground-up buildings and renovation of existing buildings for retail clients including Staples, Lens Crafters, and Jeepers

  • Performed estimating quantity take-offs and vendor pricing
  • Developed construction schedules and financial reports
  • Negotiated final contract with owners
  • Responsible for obtaining building permits
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Construction Management
BA
Construction Management

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