• Estimator-Construction

    Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/31/2018 10:27 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Construction - Estimating
    Company : Name Linked
    Donohoe Construction Company
  • Overview

    Donohoe Construction Company, one of the most prominent General Contractors in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area is actively seeking a highly motivated Estimator with a focus on base-building construction to join our team. This position will be responsible for developing detailed cost estimates and participating in the bid process.


    About Us: The Donohoe Companies, Inc. has been providing service to the Washington metropolitan area for over 100 years and has grown into one of Washington's largest and most successful commercial real estate and construction companies.


    Donohoe Construction Company (DCC), founded in 1955, is now one of the largest general contractors in the Washington area. This division has built over 1,000 projects across the spectrum of commercial, residential, institutional, and government buildings. 


    • Perform quantitative analysis of construction documents and project program requirements
    • Participate in the preparation of conceptual cost models, budgets, and feasibility models based on historic cost data and/or subcontractor input as appropriate
    • Analyze project program, design, costs, and subcontractor input; provide comparisons, cost savings, value engineering options, and other recommendations
    • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work based on the Project program and desired outcome
    • Manage subcontractor pricing including development of detailed bidding scope sheets, review of subcontractor’s proposals, and coordination with the desired scope of work


    • Preferred Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or equivalent experience
    • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and BlueBeam
    • Strong mathematical skills
    • Strong conceptual-thinking ability
    • Excellent communication skills – written, presentation, and interpersonal
    • High sense of urgency to complete assigned tasks
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of precision on detailed work
    • Possess a high degree of integrity and dedication to superior customer service




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