Preconstruction/Estimator – Commercial and Industrial Floor Polishing and Coatings

Company: Global Polishing Solutions 

Location: Charlotte, NC

 

About Us 

At Global Polishing Solutions (GPS), we specialize in providing high-quality commercial and industrial floor polishing and coating solutions. With a strong emphasis on craftsmanship and client satisfaction, we are committed to innovation, sustainability, and professionalism in everything we do.

 

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Preconstruction/Estimator to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess advanced knowledge in blueprint analysis, specifications, and construction documents, along with a proven track record in commercial construction estimation. As a Preconstruction/Estimator at GPS, you will play a pivotal role in assessing project costs and ensuring the successful execution of our commercial and industrial floor polishing and coating projects.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Review project specifications, blueprints, and other relevant documents to understand project scope, materials required.
  2. Perform quantity takeoffs to determine the amount of materials needed for each project.
  3. Utilize your expertise in construction costs, market rates, and historical data to prepare comprehensive cost estimates, including labor, materials, equipment, subcontractor fees, and overhead expenses.
  4. Prepare detailed bid documents and cost proposals for submission to clients, general contractors, property managers, building owners and others outlining project costs, timelines, and other relevant information.
  5. Coordinate with vendors and subcontractors to obtain pricing for materials and services, including soliciting bids, negotiating prices, and selecting cost-effective options.
  6. Identify opportunities for value engineering to reduce costs without sacrificing quality or functionality and propose alternative construction methods or materials as needed.
  7. Conduct risk assessments to identify potential project risks and uncertainties and develop contingency plans to mitigate their impact on project costs and timelines.
  8. Collaborate closely with project managers, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure that cost estimates align with project requirements and budget constraints.
  9. Stay updated on industry trends, construction technologies, and cost estimating software to continuously improve accuracy and efficiency in your work.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or related field (preferred).
  • Proven experience as a preconstruction estimator in the commercial construction industry.
  • Advanced knowledge of blueprints, specifications, and construction documents.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills, with the ability to perform detailed quantity takeoffs and cost estimations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with project teams, clients, vendors, and subcontractors.
  • Proficiency in construction estimating software and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and bonus program
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off and holidays

 

How to Apply

If you are a motivated and experienced Preconstruction/Estimator looking to join a dynamic team and contribute to the success of exciting commercial and industrial flooring projects, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications to careers@gpsfloors.com.

 

Global Polishing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer