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Pre-Construction Estimator

Pontiac, MI · Construction/Facilities
Pre-Construction Estimator

Located in Oakland County, AUCH Construction is home to some of Michigan’s most innovative Construction Managers. Voted one of the Top Workplaces for the last 9 years by the Detroit Free Press, AUCH’s employees are its most valuable asset.  The Company is a management-owned company with ownership actively involved in the day-to-day activities of the company. 
The Position
The Pre-Construction Estimator is responsible for working with the project team to establish order of magnitude project budgets, schematic design estimates, design development estimates and to perform value analysis at every project design milestone. Specific tasks include:

  • Material takeoffs for all civil, structural and architectural trades from preliminary plans
  • Coordination of mechanical and electrical consultant estimators
  • Working collaboratively with internal teams, including the Project Director, Project Manager, Superintendent, and Project Engineer
  • Tracking and forecasting construction costs relative to the SE Michigan construction market

The Estimator plays a pivotal role in the Company's continued success and will frequently work with key executives.

Why Work for AUCH Construction
The Pre-Construction Estimator works in the Company's new, state-of-the-art building and is involved in exciting projects around Michigan. Professional development is a high-level priority and will be supported by increasing levels of responsibility, mentoring, periodic reviews, and continuing education opportunities. The Pre-Con Estimator works to withhold the Company's favorable reputation in the construction industry and enjoys the perks of working at a friendly, cohesive Company.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities for the Estimator Position
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred, but not required
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in the construction industry preferred, ideally as an Estimator
  • Proficiency in various construction software programs, preferably in WinEst
  • Attention to detail and willingness to put in the time and effort required to be successful
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of self-motivation
  • Desire to learn and grow with a passion and energy for construction

Compensation & Benefits Package for the Estimator Position
The position is full-time, permanent, and offers a highly competitive compensation package. The Company provides its employees with a Total Compensation package that is bench-marked at a high level within the industry. In addition, AUCH is focused on continued career development and training, and a team-based work environment.

The Company values the opportunity for employees to collaborate and build relationships in the office setting. In support of this goal, all members of the team are required to work from the Pontiac office. 
The Recruiting Process
The Recruiting process will include a phone screen, 2 in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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