senior estimator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

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Professional Senior level Estimator & Project Manager offering 24 years of experience in developing and managing project estimates by coordinating with colleagues and clients. Successful in devising bid proposals in line with client specifications and objectives through clear communication and attention to detail. Driven to minimize costs by continually comparing project costs to estimates and coordinating with leaders on cost-cutting methods.

  • Outlook
  • Microsoft Project
  • Pro core
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Builder Trend
  • Microsoft Word
  • Plan-swift
  • CAD
  • On Screen Takeoff OST
  • Project Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Project management
  • Sketchup
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Supervising experience
  • Business Development
  • Proposal writing
  • Schedule oversight
Work History
10/2020 to Current
Senior Estimator/Project Manager Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc. Kansas City, KS,
  • Developed estimates and takeoffs while drafting detailed proposals.
  • Analyzed designs and performed accurate cost analysis.
  • Constructed budgets and estimates ranging from $ 50,000 to $ 10 Million for Commercial.
  • Utilized cost estimation systems to document project information, create estimates and revise project costs to reflect current data.
  • Determined project objectives, budgets and schedules by coordinating with clients and teammates and optimized plans to meet changing conditions.
  • Devised, enhanced and communicated deliverable timetables by reviewing project requirements, scope and resources to make accurate assessments.
  • Executed projects and acted as senior project manager for multiple commercial, office, residential and public works projects.
  • Oversaw internal and external projects by reviewing activities, maximizing efficiency and increasing collaboration and communication transparency.
  • Developed project plans and managed project scope using methodologies to guide projects from conceptualization to implementation and maintenance.
01/2018 to 10/2020
Senior Estimator/Project Manager The Walsh Group Fort Lauderdale, FL,

  • Responsibilities include design and blue print review and analysis of projects, preparation of construction documents, project budget, building code compliance, project development, quality control and subcontractors.
  • Hired, scheduled subcontractors, developed and enforced company policies, procedures and project safety regulations.
  • Maintained schedules to meet key milestones at every project phase.
  • Recorded all project costs and expenses and aligned with project budget.
  • Executed projects and acted as senior project manager for multiple commercial, office, retail, residential and public works projects.
  • Monitored contracts and service level agreements to identify potential risks and implement mitigation actions to protect development process from unforeseen delays and costs.
  • Gathered project requirements through interactions, meetings and walkthroughs with potential application users and to develop business requirements documents (BRD), functional requirements documents (FRD) and user mockups.
  • Directed changes to project scope and cost and implemented appropriate change management processes to keep project on.
12/2013 to 01/2018
Chief Estimator TradeMark Contractors, LLC City, STATE,
08/1998 to 12/2013
Senior Estimator/Project Manager Tri South Contractors City, STATE,
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Bachelor Of Applied Science: Construction Management
Auburn University - Auburn, AL
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High school diploma:
Barrow High School - Winder, GA
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School Attended

  • Auburn University
  • Barrow High School

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  • Senior Estimator/Project Manager
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  • Bachelor Of Applied Science
  • High school diploma

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