GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Manage daily activities of estimating department. Implement technical estimating standards and procedures and oversee the work of project estimators. Solicit supplier bids and proposals for materials and equipment and evaluate proposals to ensure they meet project specifications and budget requirements. Responsible for the training, staffing and performance reviews of estimating department. Manage subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Ensure that project/department milestones/goals are met and adheres to approved budgets. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide functional support and responsibility for multiple projects and provide managerial responsibility for the overall department operations • Coordinate multiple estimates within multiple disciplines simultaneously, as well as review responsibility for multiple estimates or large estimates • Establish and maintain an estimating department evaluation procedure • Establish and maintain department resource library • Recruitment and development of all estimating personnel • Assisting sales with project bid evaluations • Establish and coordinate bidding schedule • Review projects to develop win strategy • Review pricing and scheduling • Establish and maintain relationships with owners, consultants, subs and suppliers • Review project cost reports • Develop and maintain estimating systems and procedures • Arrange and manage bid turnover to operations • Review final cost reports with project team and develop for historical information • Conducting post-bid review • Assist and/or lead in proposal preparation, presentation and securing new work • Assist and/or lead design-build projects • Assist and prepare fee and risk analysis • Conduct reviews and provide guidance for estimates and estimators • Lead by example to set the tone and pace of the department • Attend technical training and/or assign training to estimators to support company products and services EDUCATION AND OR EXPERIENCE: • Engineering or Construction related degree preferred but will consider a Technical College certification or trade background with subsequent experience. RCDD, CTS, CTS-D preferred • Advanced knowledge of estimating strategies and techniques • Thorough understanding of construction, contracts, plans, specifications and terminology • Minimum of 10-years of experience in estimating, proposal writing, project execution, preferably in the structured cabling, audiovisual, security or commercial business phone system industry • General understanding of building codes, electrical codes and communication/structured cabling standards Software Experience: • Solid working knowledge of SharePoint Database software, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint) Sage 100 Contractor, D-Tools • Good oral and written communications Skills and Attributes: • Good planning and organizational skills • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills • Professional appearance and manner • Strong communication skills: both verbal and written • Ability and willingness to travel as needed.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, the Company reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.
About Connectivity Point Design & Installation
Connectivity Point Design & Installation specializes in the infrastructure for voice, data, video and security systems. We design and install network cabling, audio/visual equipment, sound masking/speech privacy systems, surveillance and security solutions, cellular boosters, telephone systems, and offer "smart hands" field support. Working regionally using Connectivity Point technicians, and nationally/globally using Connectivity Group's network of qualified partners, allows us to be our customer's One Point of contact for all their technology infrastructure needs.
Over 150 employees between the two companies
Fortune 500 and 1000 customers.
To date have performed work in 44 states and 24 countries.
Voted one of the Best Places to Work [in Maine] for 6 years in a row and also Best Places to Work in
Rhode Island for the first time in 2018.
Generous Benefits Package And Collaborative Company Culture.
For more information please visit connectivitypoint.com or call us at (866) 782-0200.