Served as the estimator for multifamily, high rise residential, hotel, and office buildings with the budget creation on projects of the size of $200M. Participated in pre-bid meetings, estimated project costs created proposals, negotiated, and finalized contracts. Prepared purchase orders, negotiated prices, and selected/recommended vendors; coordinated schedules determining priorities and establishing strong working relationships with customers, suppliers, and manufacturers. Utilized Microsoft Office and Procore for estimation.
- Reviewed complete bid breakdown and proposal with the Project Manager.
- Managed subcontractor pricing, budget preparation, bid analysis, project risk analysis.
- Estimated the project delivery systems with solid knowledge in cost estimating dynamics for Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, and CM at Risk projects.
- Identified inconsistent issues on the drawings and specifications.
- Performed estimates and developed budgets on Conceptual, SD, DD, and CD drawings phases.
- Assisted the design development team with constructability and value-engineering ideas from conceptual design through construction documents.