Estimator I/II/III

Auburn University   Auburn, AL   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on May 10, 2022
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Estimator I/II/III

Requisition Number S1599P


Job Summary

Serves as a liaison for maintenance and construction personnel involved in campus projects and manages project contracts for the University.


Essential Functions

  • Reviews, writes and issues contracts according to submitted bids to determine cost and stated duration of project.
  • Receives and develops project cost estimates, schedules, and key development issues for customers using database and estimating software and project
  • Schedules and attends pre-bid meetings relating to upcoming university building
  • Maintains computer data base to order and track purchased materials and supplies needed for projects.
  • Prices Requests for Proposal (RFP) for each project as required and generate an RFP log for tracking purposes.
  • Maintains, monitors and controls computer data base on sensitive project
  • Communicates with both internal departments/customers and external customers keeping them informed of events, plan changes/modifications, related activities and answering questions.


Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Discipline appropriate to position; Degree in Building Sciences, Engineering, or related field
  • Level I: 2 years
  • Experience with construction practices
  • Level II: Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years
  • experience with construction practices
  • Level III: Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 6 years
  • experience with construction practices
  • Indicated education is required; no substitutions
  • When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required


Desired Qualifications

  • Proven experience developing construction estimates for large, complex
  • construction projects $1,000,000 and greater
  • Experience managing and directing a team in developing construction
  • Experience with construction estimating software
  • Experience working with a design team from schematic design through final construction documents.


Salary Range: $39,300 - $86,400


Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Only completed applications will be considered, so please provide all requested information in each This should include all employment history and required application documents.
  • If required, be sure to attach cover letter and
  • Please include a copy of any required or relevant certifications/licenses in the “Other Documents” section.
  • Please answer all supplemental questions completely and accurately. Reference providers should be individuals who can attest to your qualifications for a Examples include supervisors, coworkers, and professors. Personal References will not be accepted.


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Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.