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General Contractor Estimator

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Houston, TX, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Responsible for the management of all pre-construction planning, pre-bid attendance, bid management, and estimating activities on multiple bid opportunities at the same time

A GC Estimator works directly with the Client, Architect, and Subcontractors, and work with Design Development drawings through Construction drawings

Proactively identify, evaluate and pursue projects that fit our scope

Organize and solicit multiple subcontractor and material vendor proposals for each project

Ensure that estimate details and takeoffs are accurate, complete and reflect the actual requirements of project

Direction and manage the estimating team to prepare and negotiate accurate estimates, contracts and sub-contracts on all project types with competent knowledge of the estimating, contract and insurance documents and procedures

Responsible for the overall bidding process with a keen focus on communications, detail, accuracy, quality, and profitability

Ensure timely completion of multiple deliverables, and proactively address difficult situations in a positive cooperative manner

Responsibilities include assisting with the selection of interior designers and other project consultants; reviewing interior designer contract scopes; facilitating the interior design process through all stages of design; and consulting for bidder de-scope for applicable interior-related trades. The Senior Interior Designer reviews schematic design proposals; construction and architectural documentation; and design development to include providing feedback to the interior design team regarding floor plan layouts and design for various spaces. This position redlines architectural drawings; reviews design intent for feasibility and constructability; participates in the construction administration process; participates in the submittal, RFI, and SK process; oversees punch list review; facilitates any art and FFE project needs; and ensures design compliance and integrity.

The Senior Interior Designer reviews interior design aspects for all marketing materials; collaborates with both cross-functional teams and external consultants/vendors on various projects; effectively oversees product research and sample procurement; conducts AutoCad drafting tasks and 3D modeling; and performs other duties as assigned. This position requires working at both office/property locations and active construction sites


Self-starter *Result-oriented *Problem solver *Analytical *High standards *Understanding *Patient *Fact-finder *Trusting *Accurate *Confident *Precise *Decisive *Persistent *Team player

• 3-5 Years of SOLID LOCAL General Contracting Estimating on midsize and specialty commercial building projects

• Demonstrated proficiency in the areas of: on-screen takeoff, estimating, scheduling, budgeting/cost control, interpersonal skills and organizational skills

• Strong knowledge in the intricacies of these computer software programs(Word, Excel, Outlook)

• People skills are essential; able to establish trust, confidence and relationships quickly through excellent writing, oral presentation skills, creativity and strong problem solving skills

• Understand contracts, architectural plans and specifications, and comply with all state contracting laws

• ** Please ensure you RE-READ the attributes above and make sure you are the perfect qualified fit before starting the application process

• Microsoft Excel: 3 years (Required)

• General Contracting Estimating: 3 years (Required)

Equal Opportunity Employer

About the Company

        YZM Construction delivers complex construction projects throughout the United States and beyond, we have accumulated extensive expertise in structural alterations, full internal and external refurbishments and new build projects to both the public and private sectors.   Our ability to solve challenging construction issues, together with a collaborative approach and effective communication with multiple stakeholders has allowed us to deliver a greater number of larger scale projects and set us on a course of sustainable growth.We have a set of core values reflective of our family ethos.  One such value is understanding our clients’ needs.   Through this we have become experts in working in ‘live’ environments with minimal disruption to operational requirements. Over time, this understanding has resulted in long-term customer relationships as clients return to us as trusted partners to deliver their projects.

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