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Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 12:06 AM


About the Job

Position Summary:

The Project Estimator is responsible for the development of complete estimates, bid day evaluations, pricing, quantity take offs, bid solicitations, and will be expected to assist others with estimate development.

Skills and Competencies

· Demonstrated strong work ethic with the ability to work in a collaborative environment.

· Ability to read and understand construction documents.

· Excellent communication skills and effective listening.

· Good at multi-tasking, flexible.

· Good problem solving skills.

· Detail oriented.

· Thorough understanding of construction methods, construction practices and the estimating process.

· Willingness to adapt to a proven, proprietary methodology regarding the estimating process.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Perform quantity takeoffs, maintain subcontractor/ supplier database, determine labor pricing, and solicit material pricing and subcontractor input to meet project requirements.

· Prepare detailed estimate deliverables in a clear and concise format.

· Review information and prepare questions requiring additional information or clarification (RFIs).

· Strategize and assist team with successful bid outcomes.

· Prepare scopes of work.

· Prepare preliminary schedule when required.

· Draft cover letter and bid clarification forms.

· Assist in the buyout of subcontractors and suppliers.

· Post estimate Value Engineering.

· Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

· Bachelor’s degree in Construction Science, Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred.

· A minimum of 10 plus years of experience

· Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, On Screen Takeoff, iSqFt, and previous experience with construction based software programs; knowledge of Timberline is preferred.

About Welliver

For more than a century, Welliver has been the foremost provider of comprehensive construction services in Central New York and the northeast coast. Welliver provides their clients with construction management, pre-construction, general construction and design/build services within major markets, including healthcare, higher education, K-12, and high-end manufacturing.

Today, Welliver is a well-established, fifth generation, family-owned business with a team of seasoned construction managers and master builders who are the very best at what they do. With 90% of their clients representing repeat business, Welliver is considered an expert in the field.

To Apply

Submit a letter of interest and resume to A confidential review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

• Location: Elmira-Corning, Montour Falls, NY 14865

• Post ID: 25147273 elmira is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017