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BIM Estimator

Full Time
Location: U.S. Based Applicants
Work Type: Work from Home/Remote

Position: BIM Estimator
Reports to: Preconstruction Manager
Dept: Estimating

Summary: BIM Designs, Inc is seeking an Estimator to assist in the pricing and bidding of construction projects. 

General Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform quantity take-offs.
  • Ability to make reliable predictions as it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating across all scopes of work.
  • Review RFP and understand scope of work.  
  • Communicate with the Preconstruction Manager to clarify scope of work, materials, and schedule requirements.
  • Review and notate all documents pertinent to scope of work including specs, detail sheets, architecturals, and any available addenda.
  • Actively participate in the internal estimate review process.
  • Complete estimate form accurately and ensure fields are pertinent to scope.
  • Assist operations team with change order pricing in a timely manner, if needed.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal company clients.
  • Keep current with latest BIM programs as well as estimating technology and techniques.
  • Take an active role in innovating to make estimating process more efficient and accurate.

Qualifications:

  • 10 plus years of trade-related experience..
  • 5 plus years of CAD/REVIT modeling experience.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong math and analytical skills.
  • Must have experience preparing detailed conceptual cost estimates and conceptual cost studies from schematic or feasibility level documentation.
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with company core values.
  • Maintain a “value added” approach to estimating
  • General knowledge of construction principles and processes.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.
  • General knowledge of negotiated bids, hard bids, and GMP processes.
  • Creative and innovative approaches and solutions on a project-by-project basis.
  • Ability to identify, adapt to, and resolve complex issues.
  • Effective participation in a team environment, with both external and internal teammates.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, BIM tools (AutoCAD, Revit, Naviswords, etc.), and Bluebeam.
  • 5+ years of experience as a BIM estimator preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus but not required.
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before guests and associates of the organization

Physical Demands:

  • May be required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds
  • Occasionally required to sit for extended periods also stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Required to frequently reach with hands and arms
  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job to include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision

BIM Designs, Inc. knows that our employees and our customers are our largest asset. We see you as a lifelong employee and will work with you in every way possible to grow your talents. BIM Designs, Inc. will encourage and pay for any professional development and training desired or needed, as approved and budgeted by your direct manager. This will include our ongoing in-house training as well as outside training and continued education such as AutoCAD, Revit, code classes, Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing extension classes.

Interested? Apply Now!