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Project Estimator

Job Overview:

dcb Construction Company is looking for a Project Estimator to join our team. The primary function of the Estimator is to assist in estimating efforts for preconstruction services on assigned select bid and negotiated design build projects. There is a balance of 95% negotiated work and 5% bid work, presently. The Estimator will be responsible for accurate conceptual budgeting through the final GMP. Emphasis will be on conceptual estimating and budgeting, value engineering, scheduling, quantity survey, bid document preparation, and analysis. The Estimator will participate in interviews and presentations for procuring negotiated work and will attend preconstruction meetings with the project team, including the Architect, owner and consultants.

Duties/Responsibilities Overview:


  • Thoroughly review and understand project bidding documents; distribute RFI’s to the design team.
  • Identify and solicit appropriate subcontractors and suppliers for projects using bid services such as iSqFt and The Blue Book.
  • Prepare comprehensive scope comparison documents for analyzing subcontractor and supplier proposals; build Bid Binders for project executive to share with the client.
  • Perform material quantity take-offs for Division 2 through Division 15 work using On-Screen Take-off software.
  • Analyze all subcontractor and supplier proposals for completeness and fulfillment of project requirements; assist in risk analyzation and work load due diligence.
  • Prepare estimates using Timberline Estimating software & Excel spreadsheets.


Desired Skills and Expertise:

Characteristics of the successful candidate shall include:

  • Self-starter who works well under pressure with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, (generally, 3-5 projects at various stages).
  • Accurate, detailed and well organized.
  • Team oriented; motivated to grow personally & professionally.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Enjoys working with designers, engineers and consultants on establishing solutions.
  • Hand thorough estimates off to project managers and assist them when needed throughout project duration.
  • Manage subcontractor database, keeping information current, while continually seeking to develop new relationships.
  • Ability & motivation to communicate regularly with subcontractors, delivering a compelling interest in their work and questions regarding dcb projects.


Education and Experience:

A degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering is desired. The ideal candidate will have between 1 and 3 years of experience preparing commercial general contractor estimates for both hard bid and negotiated market. Field engineering experience, although not required, is beneficial for this position. Experience in all divisions of work or previous work experience with a GC is desired, but not essential. Field experience may substitute education in certain situations.

For consideration, respond with resume only to:

Brian Janssen

Cheif Estimator

No phone calls please.


Architectural Project Manager

dcb construction company is seeking a project manager in the Design Department to lead projects from site entitlements through move-in. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 to12 years of experience in commercial, retail and industrial type projects. Extensive background in the entitlement process, strong client interaction and outstanding communication/follow up skills with clients, consultants and in-house staff is a must for this leadership position.

Our ideal candidate would possess the following attributes:

·       Licensed architect or in process of taking exams

·       Ability to be a self-starter and work with minimal supervision

·       Proficient in Revit with solid background in building modeling

·       Sound knowledge of MEP building systems, building codes and energy codes

·       Solid technical and detailing skills, an understanding of how buildings go together

·       Exceptional and creative presentation skills utilizing Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint software a big plus

·       A great sense of humor

For consideration, respond with resume only to:

Michael Bray, AIA

Director of Design

No phone calls please.



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