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Wright-Ryan Construction, Inc. Senior Estimator in Portland, Maine

Wright-Ryan is a Maine based, employee-owned company offering unparalleled quality and customer service to our clients and to each member of the Wright-Ryan team. Our experience and reputation allow each of us the opportunity to contribute to exciting and diverse projects in the Commercial, Institutional and Residential markets. Our size fosters the camaraderie, sense of community and supportive environment key to our success. Our organization structure is carefully crafted to maximize the advancement of our valued employee owners.

What we are proud to offer you:

A discretionary, annual cash bonus program along with competitive employee benefits that include a 401(k) Plan with company match, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), affordable health and dental; company-paid life & short-term disability; and paid time off (holiday, vacation & personal time)

Job Overview

Wright-Ryan Construction is seeking a full time, experienced Senior Estimator to work in the Pre-Construction Department. The Senior Estimator will work on large commercial projects managing them from concept to GMP.

Job Requirements

This important position is responsible for managing projects from concept to GMP. The Senior Estimator will estimate multi type projects including housing, office, mixed-use, healthcare, and educational facilities. This also entails working projects as a Pre-Con Project Manager, leading the project through the Pre-Con process. The Senior Estimator will work with owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, as well as internally with the project development and project management teams.

Success of a Senior Estimator will rely on strong estimating skills, software experience/knowledge, and Project Development/Management practices. This position establishes collaborative relationships with a wide variety of people (internal and external) to achieve goals. The senior estimator has many points of contact therefore strong written and verbal skills are key.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or related discipline required

  • Ten +/- years construction experience, including five years supervisory experience and a background in both field and office work.

  • Strong estimating experience in multi-type large commercial projects, from conceptual level through SD and DD, and then into a GMP

  • Experience in hard bidding projects (large and small)

  • Ability to read drawings and specifications

  • Highly skilled in Project Management

  • Comfortable with Business Development

  • Demonstrated use of technology. This includes BIM software (Revit, Navisworks: Individual does not need to develop sophisticated models but should understand the process), Procore, Sage, Excel, Microsoft Project Scheduling

  • Strong Written and Verbal skills as this position has many points of contact internally and externally.

    We appreciate your interest in employment with Wright-Ryan Construction. Please pay close attention to the “required” qualifications above. If you meet the criteria, we invite you to move on to the application. No phone calls, please. If you are selected for a screening interview, you will be contacted.

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