Posted July 26, 2022
We are seeking a Senior Estimator with extensive experience (10+ years preferred) in the commercial construction industry. The position is based in Philadelphia and the candidate must have a proven ability to not only complete estimates, but to provide full preconstruction services to clients and design professionals.
Attributes of a qualified candidate:
> Leadership – Lead the pricing effort on small, medium and large projects. The Senior Estimator has overall responsibility for running the estimate sheet, analyzing subcontractor pricing, formulating the right price, delegating responsibility as needed for the effort and meeting the deadlines. Coordinate team efforts including sub outreach, take offs, scope development, pricing detail, and RFI management.
> Broad network – Should have a broad network of owners, architects, consultants, subcontractors, suppliers and industry contacts. Industry involvement a plus.
> Know what things cost – Know alternatives for materials, finishes, structural, façade and MEP systems, and what they might cost in a typical building. Able to conceptually estimate.
> A credible builder – Seen enough examples through job visits, presentations, industry work that you walk the walk and talk the talk.
> Be inquisitive – Innate ability to drill down to see if the estimate has the right value for the work. Learn to identify premium designs. Ask questions. Learn.
> Be conscious of risk and rewards – Our goal is to have happy customers, deliver high quality, and to make money. Must understand when subs are wrong/too low, and take reasonable risks, but not unreasonable risks for the fees we ask.
> How long will it take to build – Understand basics of schedule to ballpark the length of the job. Use MS Project as needed. P6 not necessary.
> Team player – Active participant with the owner, design team, project management, scheduling, marketing, subcontractors, and the management team as needed to effectively provide preconstruction services.
> Knowledge of estimating systems – Building Connected, BlueBeam, Excel/Word.
Posted July 27, 2022
The Safety Director will be accountable for creating a safe, accident-free, healthy work environment for all active projects and promote, train, and administer a culture of safety within the company.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:
> Maintain company’s current Environmental, Health and Safety policies and implement new risk control measures as needed
> Act as safety advisor to Project Managers and Superintendents on each project and provide technical support for all EHS requirements
> Direct jobsite EHS activities as required by our Company, OSHA and Industry standards
> Identify, control, and eliminate hazardous site conditions that may lead to worker injury or property damage
> Perform regular project walk-throughs and provide observations and corrective action reporting thru company’s online project management application
> Ensure subcontractor EHS policies, JSA's and pre-installation safety requirements are met for trades prior to their on-site activity
> Supervise site safety signage
> Organize and administer a company-wide safety program for all field personnel and project management staff
> Conduct company-wide training to keep employees current in First Aid, CPR
> Represent our EHS policies at owner, community, and industry meetings
> Act as liaison for any OSHA inspections
> Assist with preconstruction, job logistic and project planning
> Provide monthly reporting to company Management Team
> Maintain EHS certifications to ensure current knowledge on industry trends
> Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, engineering or similar preferred
> At least five (5) years building construction safety experience preferred
> Minimum of OSHA 500, First Aid/CPR/BBP and AED training
> Demonstrated knowledge of EHS principles and practices
> Leadership, interpersonal and both written and verbal communication skills
> Minimum of word, excel and computer use skills
> Ability to meet physical demands of site visits