Position Summary: Provides proactive estimating on a single or multiple projects, which includes providing quantity takeoffs, assisting in pricing, assisting with the solicitation of bidders, bidding, and in getting the project contracted and started. Strives for accuracy and correct cost estimates. Due to the uniqueness of each project, the senior estimator uses creativity in the take off and presentation to ensure a complete and accurate estimate. Makes certain that the company is being represented in accordance with Okland's corporate values. Required Tasks: Responsible for providing all of the estimating and pricing on the assigned project that is to be performed by Okland Construction. This includes conceptual estimates, schematic estimates, design development estimates, and estimates for bidding. Responsible for ensuring the estimating and pricing for the project is completed on time so that other members of Okland Construction project team can review it and make recommendations and-or adjustments. Responsible for accurate estimate and pricing, which includes additional research and the correct use of additional resources, including subcontractors. Submits requests to architects and -or owners to obtain clarifications and answers to questions, contradictions, conflicts, inadequacies, and other confusing issues represented by the plans, specifications and other documentation. Presents estimates to the owner in a clean and clear format. Provides all estimate breakouts required by the bid documents, the client, or Okland personnel. Includes the following estimates where applicable: taxes, insurances, bonds, Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP), special wage rates, productivity, and fees & permits. Uses sound estimating judgment in making decisions by frequently referring to comparable historical data on related projects, with cost escalations added as required. Estimates complete concrete general requirements or conditions, including demolition, earthwork, crane needs, ready-mix adjustments, steel embeds and rough carpentry. Reviews and prices all items before others see it. Uses WinEst estimating software for all concrete general requirements and structural excavation-backfill estimates. Ensures that the subdivision, section, and elements descriptions of estimates are properly coded in WinEst estimating software. Turns in complete WinEst concrete estimate to company officers for pricing review. Establishes a rough draft schedule of the project in order to develop estimate pricing, general conditions, and concrete general requirement. Provides estimate for project general conditions, as requested. Sets up the recap on the project, as requested. Maintains estimates by deleting and-or archiving those not used in the last seven years. Maintains a strictly high level of confidentiality regarding financial specifics of projects, including estimates, bids, contract amounts, change orders, cost, financing arrangements, fees and other financial information. Reviews established budget estimate and bid, and assists the project manager and job cost accountant with setting up the proper codes and organization of the job cost report. Transmits to the owners and architects the appropriate estimate summaries, recapitulations, and general conditions, etc., in a PDF format only. Markets the company to the owner and architectural team; engages the Business Development Department in pursuing future opportunities. Regular, timely, and predictable attendance is required for this position. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Additional Tasks: Assists with the solicitation of bidders and plan distribution, as requested, by developing and compiling a list of bidders invited to bid the project and prequalifying a bidder for a project. Assist with bids, as requested, by taking the role