Careers

Grand Rapids - Estimator Needed!

4/13/2018


               

 

Owen-Ames-Kimball Co., a leading provider of construction services, seeks a full-time Estimator for their Grand Rapids branch. This individual will work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure quality project delivery, acting in both General Contracting and Construction Management capacities.

 

www.owen-ames-kimball.com

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work directly with and assist other staff members of Pre-Construction Services
  • Prepare budgets for all phases of design
  • Prepare estimates and coordinate bidding process
  • Communicate with Owners, Designers and Contractors to refine cost projections
  • Prepare preliminary construction schedules and coordinate all aspects of pre-construction

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field required.
  • 5+ years’ experience

ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must be creative and confident in ability to solve problems as part of a team
  • Must have ability to meet deadlines
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer applications and software: Microsoft Office Suite, On Center On-Screen Takeoff and Adobe Acrobat/Bluebeam
  • Experience with building modeling software preferred
  • Knowledge and experience providing conceptual and detailed cost estimates on multiple disciplines in new construction and renovation projects
  • Strong construction knowledge and ability to develop estimates without drawings
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Apply today if you're looking for a great opportunity with a growing company that can offer:

  • Growth potential.  Because we have relatively flat organization, you have a unique opportunity to take ownership of projects and try new things. As an additional benefit, salaried O-A-K employees have potential ownership opportunities!
  • The ability to make a difference.  Our size and culture encourages recognition and reward of the hard work that you’ll do and the value you’ll bring.
  • Working with great people.  Our close-knit culture is one of the best parts about O-A-K. We have low turnover and we have a lot of fun.
  • Central location.  Work in our state-of-the-art facility close to all of the action in downtown GR.
  • An attractive compensation and benefits package including generous profit sharing arrangement and health care benefits.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Please submit your resume online at http://www.owen-ames-kimball.com/careers/ by May 1.


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