ASSISTANT ESTIMATOR / PURCHASING MANAGER

Job Location

Field/Office

Published By

Michelle Walther

Type of Job

Full Time

Published Date

May 17, 2022, 7:00:00 PM

ABOUT THE JOB

UBC is now hiring a hardworking, collegial, Assistant Estimator/ Purchasing Manager with experience in multi-family construction. You will be responsible for working with Executive Vice President of Construction (VP) on estimating, preconstruction activities and purchasing (buy of projects) for construction projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The responsibilities of the Assistant Estimator / Purchasing Manager include:


Estimating/Pre-Construction


  • Transmit Bid Requests to Trade Contractors and Track Responses 

  • Work on Bid Coverage

  • Work on specialty Bid Items during Bid Phase 

  • Distribute Bid Plans and Specifications

  • Accumulate Bids and Transmit Bid Day Reminders

  • Processes Bid RFls, Track Responses and Update Logs 

  • Transmits Bid RFI Responses to Trade Contractors 

  • Track Consultant Proposal Requests

  • Assists VP in Qualifying Subcontractor Bids 

  • Completes plan takeoffs to assist inqualifying bids

  • Works with Vice President of Construction on Preconstruction Projects


Purchasing/ Cost Control


  • Work with VP and Project Manager's on Buy Out of Projects 

  • Work with VP to write LOl's andContract Scopes

  • Assist Project Manager on Trade Contractor Change Order Requests 

  • Reviews updated Plan Addendums with PM's and tracks cost impacts 

  • Tract Trade Contractor Proposal / Change Order Requests

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Experience in Construction Estimating 

  • Experience in Construction Purchasing

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with others in a professional and objectivemanner, in both oral and written form.

  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints and other construction drawings. 

  • Must be able to effectively communicatewith management, staff, co-workers, owners, vendors, and/or subcontractors to provide accurate and appropriatefeedback in a timely manner; and occasionally to community leaders to provide safety and/or project information.

  • Must be highly organized.

  • Must possess effective and active listening abilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Engineering or Architecture.(Preferred)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 5 years of construction estimating 

  • Minimum 5 years of and purchasing

  • Minimum 3 years of Experience in Multi-Family Construction

  • Bluebeam

  • Bid Mail (preferred) 

  • PROCORE (preferred)

CERTIFICATIONS:

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

UBC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status as applicable to any federal or state standards.