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Construction Estimator 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

At EBCO General Contractor, LTD. our Estimators are responsible for successful bidding and costing for a wide variety of commercial projects.

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified (Business, Construction Management, Engineering) with a minimum of 10 years' experience within the estimating field. Must be competent in working off of electronic documents and using Onscreen Takeoff. Additionally, you will have conceptual estimating ability. Must have a stable work history. You must be 'Team-Focused' and have strong client orientation. Strong communication skills are a must.

Experience in Commercial, Hospitality, and Multifamily projects would be ideal, however other experience will be considered.

The successful candidate will live in the central Texas area, or be willing to relocate to the area. You may be required to travel occasionally.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Review plans and specifications for scope and value. Responsible to ensure that the plans and specs are complete. Determine the scope of work needed to complete each project and make recommendations as to appropriate subcontractors.
  • Review bid packages to be sent out to prospective subcontractors. Complete the scope sheets that are to be included in the bid packages and monitor the progress of the bids to ensure that all proposed bids come in on schedule.
  • Examine site/existing conditions.
  • Check all proposals for scope, quantity, correctness and completeness.
  • Responsible to perform quantity take offs and to work with staff estimators eo ensure that all quantity take offs are complete and accurate.
  • Interview subcontractors and vendors for project scope, and capacity to ensure that they have the appropriate ability, manpower and resources to complete projects within stated requirements.
  • Review and level all bids across subcontractors to ensure that pricing comparisons are accurate and that all potential missing items are covered.
  • Determine the final cost (GMP) for the project.
  • Work closely with the Marketing Department to determine pricing and to help produce the final proposal documents for the client presentation.
  • Assist Project Manager with preparation of estimate for entering into job cost.
  • Assist Project Manager in analysis of actual cost versus estimated cost.
  • Search out potential new subs, suppliers, methods, equipment, etc. for competitive advantages.

Please be sure to include your complete resume and project list (if applicable) when you apply.

Thank you for considering us as your future employer!

Position Requirements

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About the Organization EBCO originated in Cameron in 1984, serving as a residential and light commercial framing contractor. The company quickly established a reputation for excellence, providing personalized service and high-quality construction standards, which motivated repeat business and strong customer relationships.

In 1996, EBCO General Contractor focused solely on commercial construction work in Texas. Over the next few years, the company successfully completed an increasing profile of new construction and renovation projects, ranging in scope from public buildings to retail outlets, banks to hotels, and from schools to distribution centers. Our strong backbone of experience and network of growing clientele has increased our project scope to include a portfolio of hospitals, assisted living, and multi-family housing. We now perform work throughout the United States.

Today, EBCO is one of the top general contracting firms in Texas. EBCO is known for its service excellence, specialized skills, and outstanding safety record in commercial construction. To be a relationship-based, customer-focused construction company with enduring value by serving and delighting our clients, contributing to the quality of life in our communities, and providing our employees the opportunity to grow and develop in the organization.

Core Values:
• We will stand for the best things and respond in positive ways.
• Customers are paramount.
• We are members of one team and will treat each other with respect.
• We will grow profitably using systems, flexibility, and innovation.
• We will be safe, do great things, have fun!!!
Benefits Employer-paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability,and Basic Life Insurance * Industry leading 401K * Paid time off * And more!  

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