Jr. Estimator – Miami, FL

Junior Estimator – high-end unique projects!

Does the opportunity to estimate cutting- edge projects for the high- end residential, retail and commercial markets get you excited?  If so, read on!  TWENTY TWO GROUP, located in the prestigious Miami Design District, is seeking a Junior Estimator to join our outstanding team of professionals.  From the construction of Christian Dior and Christian Louboutin to the home of Luca Fendi, we know what it takes to make our clients happy.  It is all about finishing on quality and the client experience which has earned us a stellar reputation.  All we are missing is you!

Why join TWENTY TWO?

We are best at integrating the details of extremely complicated, forward-thinking construction projects by understanding the constructability  of the intended design from the onset of the process through an extraordinary finished product.  Our goal is to build exceptionally exciting projects that are unique and pleasing to the eye that stand the test of time in form and function.  We consider ourselves a BALANCED BUILD company as we are committed to balancing schedules and budgets without compromising an exceptional client experience.   Our backlog is healthy and we are confident in our future growth.

We have a “work hard, play hard” mentality.  Our corporate culture is fast paced, demanding and fun!  You will get to work with sophisticated clients and very talented designers on unique projects.  Our environment is relaxed and professional, small and nimble.  We like to do things differently – from Halloween competitions to a holiday party burlesque show.  Most importantly, you will not be put in a box with no room to grow.  If you have the desire to do something else in the company, our CEO is all for it.  There are no ceilings at TWENTY TWO GROUP.   Your eagerness to learn and talent counts!

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

The Junior Estimator will be responsible for:

  • Assist Project Designer with development of the Project budget estimate.
  • Review design Consultant’s construction cost estimates, compare estimates to Program Budget and prepare analysis for Project Designer
  • Prepare estimates of scope changes prior to their initiation and assist with cost optimization of changes under consideration.
  • At stages of design determined by the Project Manager, participate in Value Engineering, offering costs in order of magnitude accuracy, to assist with cost reduction exercises.
  • Participate in construction bid analysis by preparing bid summaries and comparisons (when requested and/or when not in design consultant scope).
  • Assist Project Manager with development and acceptance of the Contractor Schedule of Values.
  • Prepare estimates of contract changes for comparison to the contractor’s proposal estimates.
  • Assist the Project Manager with price settlement if requested.

Traits required for success:

Our ideal candidate is an analytically oriented person who works well collaboratively with co-workers and vendors.  Extremely organized and detail oriented, you are known for your thorough and accurate work product.  You are able to work at a quick pace without sacrificing quality.  Strong follow up in a friendly and tactful manner is key.  You present information concisely and accurately using your excellent verbal and written communication skills with the trades and with clients.

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years in construction with at least 3 years experience as an Estimator, preferably in high-end residential construction
  • Proficient in plan reading and takeoffs, scope writing and bid analysis
  • Good understanding of scheduling and construction means and methods
  • Ability to estimate from a conceptual drawing
  • Proficient with MS Excel and Word
  • Experience with estimating software such as PlanSwift and Pipeline