Alberici Constructors, Inc.

  • Senior Estimator / Preconstruction Manager

    Location US-TN-Memphis
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Posted Date
    5 months ago(1/14/2019 12:57 PM)
  • Overview

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    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 Managers of Pre-construction are responsible for estimating and budgeting conceptual and lump sum bid projects and performing overall Pre-construction Services in cooperation with corporate goals and the local marketing and business plans.


    • Perform Pre-Construction Services, providing estimates, project schedules, constructability reviews. Value Analysis Workshop, cost models, etc.
    • Prepare and tabulate unit quantity survey and price based on historic cost data and vendor cost quotations. Estimate direct overhead, permits, bonds, taxes, etc. Assist in the preparation of studies, materials and methods, recommendations, and relative cost estimates as required.
    • Solicit subcontractor and vendor quotations, evaluate their scope and appraise any deficiencies (i.e. exclusions, incomplete scopes, etc.) as compared with like quotations and estimate requirements. Confer with subcontractors/suppliers as to their evaluation of vague and/or conflicting issues. Verbally and formally request and document by confirming facsimile and/or email and/or letter all needed clarifications.
    • Act as Bid Captain and/or Estimator on complex packages or as workload demands. Assign work to bid team, direct and review their assignments and ensure accuracy and completeness of estimates prepared by bid team. Participate in pre-bid meetings, site visits, bid strategy, presentation meetings as required.
    • Cultivate relationships with Owner’s, Architects, Engineering Firms, Consultants, and Subcontractors. Attend owners’ meetings, assisting clients and designers in systems selections, budgeting, cost containment, etc.
    • Provide advice, liaison, planning to prospective and current clients. Coordinate Value Analysis workshops on appropriate projects.
    • Assist in development of major proposals, presentations and brochure materials. Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend meetings with A/E, owners to determine the scope of work and required contents of conceptual estimate. Provide conceptual and final estimating and scheduling input on assigned projects. Insure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up conceptual estimate figures
    • Review and assist in preparation and culmination of project estimates and bids.
    • Provides total commitment to continuous process improvement.
    • Models and reinforces safety as a top priority of the organization.
    • Meets schedules and deadlines, adheres to policies and procedures and maintains a good attendance/tardiness record.
    • Ensures client satisfaction, both internally and externally, through efficient handling of issues.
    • Exercises good interpersonal skills by gladly assisting others to accomplish work of the organization, even if it is outside the scope of regular duties.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.



    Ability to represent to all persons the Flintco Ethos that encourages the highest level of performance, integrity and morale.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents including plans and specifications, proposals, quotes, and qualifications.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.  Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts and draws valid conclusions.  Adds, subtracts, multiplies and divides whole numbers, fractions and decimals.  Ability to write and interpret technical documents such as management plans, proposals and complex estimates.  Organizes and manages time, duties and activities effectively. Knowledge of estimating, construction costs, scheduling, purchasing, and engineering principles and techniques, various construction methods and installation procedures; and a general understanding of the operation of various building systems. Strong computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite of programs, On-screen Take-off, Timberline, and MC2.



    Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or similar or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



    At least 7 years’ experience in commercial construction in estimating and preconstruction functions in job sizes from $20M to $200M or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Physical Requirements

    • Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    •  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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