University of Houston Construction Estimator in Houston, Texas
The Project Estimator is responsible for providing accurate and competitive pricing information for both capital and non-capital construction projects within the University of Houston System.
Estimates preliminary and final construction cost and total project cost for proposed capital projects in planning, both new and renovation project types costing under and over $4M.
Reviews contractor GMPs and contractor estimates for accuracy for the project management team.
Maintains and/or creates database with current and historical regional construction cost for the System.
Collaborates with engineers, architects, clients, and contractors on estimates.
Recommends suggestions to improve project cost effectiveness when needed to maintain project budget.
Works with managers to inform and obtain cost-estimating software to best fit the System.
Establishes cash flow for project duration.
Tracks and documents current construction cost indexes.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university in an industry-related field. Experience will be considered in lieu of experience.
Requires a minimum of eight (8) years of directly job-related experience in construction estimating.
Knowledge of current cost-estimating software required.
Additional Posting Information
The University of Houston is a Tobacco free campus.
Job Title: Construction Estimator
Job Type: Staff
Posting Number: S004561
Hiring Department: Facilities Planning & Cnstr:H0184
Grade: UHE 112
Hiring Range: Salary will commensurate with experience
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
App Type Search By: External / Internal
Retirement Program: TRS
Minimum Posting Date: 12/27/2016
Job Open Date: 12/13/2016
Open Until Filled: No