Founded in 1908, Flintco is dynamic construction company with offices in Austin, Albuquerque, Houston, Memphis, Oklahoma City, Northwest Arkansas and Tulsa. Our mission is Building Leaders, and we strive to accomplish it through continuing education opportunities, goal setting and accountability and excellence at every level. The strength of our success rests in how we take a personal approach to each project, focusing on client goals, understanding the individual markets we serve and maximizing our national resources to their fullest extent. Our culture is based around guiding principles that have been compiled into the Flintco Ethos. Integrity, quality, safety and accountability are tenants that each Flintco employee should exemplify.
Flintco Estimator I is responsible for planning, coordinating and directing estimating functions for area office operations, assisting other segments of the company as requested. Provide quantity surveys, subcontractor solicitations and lead overall estimating duties, and bid solicitation. Prepare complete conceptual estimates for assigned projects either directly or through coordinating teams. Assist the Sr. Estimator in the overall administrative and technical direction of Pre-Construction and Marketing Services. Position is highly visible to potential clients. Must be able to greatly influence and persuade potential clients. Position has profit and loss responsibility, which may dramatically impact corporate operations.
Thorough knowledge of company procedures, estimating techniques, all engineering disciplines, cost control systems and accounts required. Ability to estimate all types of projects/contracts, plus ability to coordinate and supervise group work effort. Ability to read and comprehend research data; read and interpret plans, specifications and addenda, perform quantity survey off blueprints, and discuss each with co-workers, architects and engineers as concerning vague and/or conflicting requirements. Ability to measure and tabulate linear, area and volume surveys of plan documents. Ability to calculate quantities, price and extend unit surveys. Working knowledge of estimating techniques and cost control methods. Working knowledge and skill in use of personal computer, estimating hardware and software, and spreadsheet software, to enter data and generate concise reports for management purposes. Ability to effectively and persuasively communicate both written and orally as in client contact and follow-up using telephone and correspondence.
4-Year Bachelor of Construction Management/Construction Engineering Degree or equivalent combination of education, technical training and experience.
2-3 years estimating, cost control and/or engineering experience related to similar construction or equivalent combination of education, technical training and experience.