Estimator

Headquartered on the beautiful Space Coast of Florida, RUSH Construction, Inc., (RUSH) is an employee-owned, General Contractor, Design-Builder, and Construction Manager seeking a qualified Estimator to join our team. Celebrating our thirty-seventh (37th) year as a business, RUSH is a family of companies supporting Air, Space, Land and Sea. (See a list of select clients, and links to more information at the bottom.) 

RUSH has earned these distinctions:  

  • Proven credentials in the construction of “Green” buildings, having six (6) LEED-certified buildings in our portfolio of projects either at the Gold or Silver level. 
  • Extensive and award-winning safety program with over 19 years and 3.4 million man-hours without a lost-time accident. We employ a full time Safety Director. 
  • RUSH staff includes four (4) State of Florida Class “A” licensed General Contractors, three (3) State of Florida Class “B” Building Contractors, and two (2) LEED Accredited Professionals.

The position is long-term with an excellent benefits and compensation package, including potential for stock participation. There is limited or no overnight travel.

RUSH Construction, Inc. is a drug-free, equal opportunity employer. All inquiries will be strictly confidential. 

 

ESTIMATOR JOB OVERVIEW:

Organize, analyze and coordinate multiple projects to identify design, scope and all requirements. (60% of time.)

Identify subcontractors for each required division and solicit bids using PROCORE software. (20% of time.)

Liaison with subcontractors to manage relationships during construction and ensure all design needs and deadlines are met. (10% of time.)

Negotiate terms of agreements as needed and draft contracts. (10% of time.)

 

SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES OF ESTIMATOR 

  • Conceptual estimating through 100% design, document coordination / control, involvement in design-build and related proposals.
  • Preparation of scope sheets, tab sheets, and bid summaries.  
  • Bid solicitations and requests for proposals though “PROCORE” cloud base software.
  • Management of a computerized estimating system.
  • Generate estimates for self-performed & sub-contractor work. Experience with “BlueBeam” & “PlanSwift” is a plus.
  • Understanding of subcontracted scopes in each division per CSI. 
  • Negotiate terms of agreements on as needed basis and drafting of contracts.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering with 5 years field experience is required.

10 years of construction estimating experience is preferred. 

5 years of field experience as a Project Superintendent, along with 5 years of experience as a Project Manager and/or Estimator would be strongly considered in lieu of a degree.  

 

DEMONSTRATED SKILLS

Strong communication, leadership, conflict resolution skills.

Self-motivated and detail-oriented.

Possess skills in scheduling and have a good understanding of project management needs through subcontracting phase.  

Must be able to deal effectively with clients, subcontractors and suppliers.

Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods, building products, relevant rules, regulations and quality standards.

Understanding of all facets of the construction process and ability to plan and see the “big picture.”

 

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

Computer proficiency and familiarity with MS Office, MS Excel, and MS Project software is required. 

Familiarity with PROCORE Project Estimating/Management software is a plus.

Generate scope sheet estimates for self-performed & sub-contractor scope as needed using “BlueBeam” & “PlanSwift” is a plus.

 

RECRUITMENT AREA

We are currently only recruiting in from Central Florida. 

 

SELECT CLIENTS

RUSH family of companies also includes RUSH Marine, LLC, our heavy marine/civil division and RUSH Facilities LLC, our building maintenance/services division. As an award-winning company, we specialize in serving the needs of select clients in Florida:

  • Canaveral Port Authority
  • Embraer Aircraft
  • Brevard County
  • U.S. Air Force
  • Central Florida YMCA
  • U.S Navy
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • NASA
  • Parrish Medical Center
  • Orlando Health
  • Halifax Health Medical Center
  • Steward Health Care
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Orlando International Airport
  • Space Florida
  • DaVita

….and many others. 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please click on the link below to view our company brochure/videos along with our capabilities statement. https://spaces.hightail.com/space/wG0y1gDmIf

We also suggest that applicants look at our company website www.rushinc.com to review more information and social media sites, along with samples of some of our under-construction projects. 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for any of the above positions, you can submit your resume OR complete the application below.  Please be sure to indicate the position for which you are applying.

 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:

Prior to filling out an application or submitting a resume for employment, you should be aware of possible restrictions and/or denial of employment. RUSH Construction, Inc. is a drug-free, equal opportunity employer.
  1. RUSH Construction, Inc. is proud to be a Drug-Free Workplace, therefore, if you cannot pass a standard drug test, there is no need to submit your application.
  2. Many of our projects are located on U.S. Military Bases and there are security requirements you are required to provide prior to entry to the base. You are required to prove your citizenship by providing a birth certificate, passport, voter registration cared, resident alien card or certificated of naturalization. (Social Security Cards and Driver’s Licenses will not be accepted as proof of citizenship).
  3. You will also need a current vehicle registration and current proof of auto insurance to gain access to the base. Original documents must be brought with you to the base PASS & REGISTRATION when receiving your badge.
  4. Your application information is subject to a National Criminal Background Check to obtain access to the Military Base, therefore, if you have ever been convicted of a felony, you will not be able to work on the base. Be aware that failure to pass this background check may severely limit your ability to work on RUSH projects.
  5. RUSH routinely works with joint venture partners in the performance of contracts. As such, RUSH employees are occasionally transferred to the employment of our partners on a temporary basis. In these cases, the above requirement and restrictions still apply.

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