We have two job postings below from two excellent companies in the Sarasota-Bradenton area!!!

ESTIMATOR - Key Glass, LLC

 

Come work in paradise! Key Glass is located on the West Coast of Florida and  has been consistently listed among the Top 50 Glaziers in the nation . Ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of curtainwall, storefront, aluminum entrances, glass handrails. Possess the ability to work in a fast paced environment, self- directed, excellent computer skills, 5 yrs experience working on large commercial glazing projects as a PM or Estimator.

 

Family founded business with amazing fellow employees. Competitive Pay, Excellent Benefits. Send resume and salary requirements to miriamcarpenter@keyglass.com


Job Posting -  Great Opportunity with a great general contractor!!!!!

Location:  Sarasota, Florida


Tandem Construction is looking to hire an Estimator. This role will support pre-construction and construction services on commercial construction projects in Southwest Florida. The Estimator will work with Company Principals, Sr. Estimator, Project Managers and Contract Administrators. The Estimator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Solicit subcontractor and supplier quotes for concurrent projects

Develop rapport with subcontractors and suppliers

Communicate with subcontractors regarding scope of work and value engineering alternatives

Review bid documents and develop scope of work for each discipline

Create bid tabulation sheets for subcontractor bid comparison

Perform digital takeoffs using on-screen takeoff software

Qualify subcontractor and supplier proposals to ensure in accordance to plans and specifications

Assist in developing estimates from conceptual, schematic, design development and final bid construction documents

Collaborate with design team in regards to details and product specifications

Prepare qualifications to accompany each level of estimate

Review projects with Company Principals in regards to subcontractor selection and final estimate preparation

Prepare all exhibits to accompany Owner contract

Assist in developing internal project database

Assist in developing customized data for estimating software

Attend local industry related networking events

Assist in preparing bid packages for state and/or local government projects

 

Required Skill Set:
You must meet the following minimum Criteria to apply for this position:

3+ Years of Experience in Commercial Construction in the fields of: Higher Education, Sports & Recreation, Local/County/State Government, Multi-Family, Commercial Office Construction, K-12, and Hotel

Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or a related field preferred but not required depending on experience

Understanding of Plans and Specifications

Communication, Multi-Tasking, Time Management and Organizational Skills

Detail oriented and ability to work to deadlines

Experience with Construction Management Software:

Estimating

Scheduling

Additional PM Tools (Finance and Accounting)

Takeoffs

Invitation to Bid

Software Used: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Plan Swift, ICE, Sage/Timberline, Pipeline RFQ

 

Tandem Construction is a Sarasota-based Construction Management Firm serving Southwest Florida since 1980. Tandem provides Construction Management services to the Commercial, Education, Healthcare, Sports & Recreation, Multi-family, Local/County/State Government, Hospitality and Sustainable Construction (LEED) sectors. Tandem has redefined the construction management model in Southwest Florida. Our open-book project delivery and partner-based approach has resulted in long-term relationships and consistent results for each and every client.



Estimator Position at Envision


At Envision, we offer unmatched construction and flooring installation services for clients across the state of Florida. We are committed to hiring the best and brightest within our industry. At Envision you will find yourself surrounded by passionate colleagues who have a collaborative mindset and care about each other. Envision is not just a company, it’s a family.

 

What you bring to the table

Envision is looking for a qualified Junior Estimator to join an extraordinary project team in Tampa. While this is an individual role, you will be involved in many facets of preconstruction with the ability to evolve our existing operations. As the Junior Estimator, you will support the team leader on preconstruction duties and responsibilities by leading projects or scopes of work from $5M to $50M in size independently, as well as larger projects and scopes of work with oversite. Your resume should be sent to jacques@envision-cs.com for consideration.

The position involves the following essential functions:

Provide accurate quantity takeoffs and initial pricing
Independently estimate Interior, Envelope, Site, and Structure Scopes of work with minimal direction and understand applicable specifications sections
Organize and develop an estimate using UniFormat, CSI, and Bid Tabulation
Develop and maintain project documents
Perform bid day process accurately and reliably
Understand basic scheduling and lead times
Assist in the prequalification of subcontractors / vendors and management of the sub database
Proficiently and regularly administer one or more BIM tools in daily practice
Reliably execute overhead, fee, and insurance add-ons, and billable wage rates and benefits
Participate in presentations to clients
Organize estimates to meet construction project manager needs
Identify major risk items of a project and a plan to mitigate those risks
Interpret conceptual, schematic, or bridging documents and develop cost estimates
Understand the design process
Manage bid pricing from vendors

Who we think will be a great fit

A person with a comprehensive understanding of building construction, excellent time management skills, a passion to get things done, and possess uncompromising authenticity and integrity. An individual with an interest in being innovative in process improvement and technology will be an ideal candidate for this position.

You also meet the following requirements:

3+ years of relevant construction and/or preconstruction experience
College graduate with relevant degree
Proficient with Excel, On-Screen Takeoff or comparable preconstruction technologies
Experience with iSqFt and SketchUp is a plus
Ability to multitask, respect schedules and meet deadlines
Impeccable problem-solving skills

Physical Demands:

Frequently required to sit, stand, and move about the office; frequently operates a computer and other office productivity equipment; constantly communicates with subcontractors, vendors, and other members of project team; ability to adhere to timely and consistent attendance.


Join our team and build your future with Envision.

Envision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.