GEM Companies, Inc.
  • 02-Jan-2019 to 03-Mar-2019 (MST)
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Position Title: Project Estimator/Assistant Project Manager

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Employment Type: Full Time

Compensation: Salary - DOE

Special Instructions to Candidate: Candidates must be a US Citizen to apply for this position.

Unified Contractor, Inc. is  a General Contractor providing complex renovation, TI and design/build construction services around the country.  Our clients include; Federal, State, local agencies, institutional facilities, and private sector commercial.  We are seeking seasoned construction professionals to manage/estimate multiple commercial projects.  We offer long term opportunities with excellent compensation, benefits, incentives and advancement potential. The selected employee will be responsible for:


Position Duties:

  • Managing delivery order execution in accordance with contract requirements and project management procedures.
  • Attend pre-issuance site visits to determine existing conditions, develop client needs in detail, and develop preliminary approximations of types of materials to be used.
  • Review delivery order contracts, specifications, and drawings.
  • Prepare estimates for each job order based on technical specifications and drawings or sketches; where feasible provide possible value engineering suggestions.
  • Determine most economic material that conforms to project drawings and specifications.
  • Confirm that all necessary materials and supplies are included in the scope of work.
  • Identify all work items on each job order and estimate quantities of each item.
  • Prepare quantity take-offs and enter line items into on-site computer containing the pre-established unit prices.
  • Develop pricing for non-scheduled line items.
  • Solicit detailed proposal information from at least three vendors and/or subcontractors with all supporting documentation on equipment, material and labor costs for material or equipment.
  • Request bids from pre-qualified subcontractors and negotiate delivery order sub agreements.
  • Evaluate proposals from vendors and/or subcontractors for compliance with scope of work


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in assisting in management and coordination direct hire crafts and multiple subcontractors
  • Computer expertise with estimating systems
  • Knowledgeable with construction means and methods
  • Good understanding of principles, methods, and techniques of architectural, civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Must be a US Citizen

Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in engineering, construction, or related field with a minimum of eight (8) years' experience in in the construction industry with a commercial and/or industrial general contractor performing estimating duties

Travel: Required to travel to various sites throughout the U.S. 25% of the annual work schedule

Salary Range: Commensurate with skills and experience

Work Location: Albuquerque, NM 87199

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