The Walsh Group Chief Estimator in Atlanta, Georgia
Archer Western a member of The Walsh Group is currently seeking an Assistant Chief Estimator someone looking for the next step to be promoted. This is for our Georgia Water Group, our regional office is located in Atlanta, GA. This hire will need to have a strong background estimating in the Water Division.
The Chief Estimator oversees multiple estimating teams that support a business group or are specialty-based. They are responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals for projects to ensure that Walsh is a responsive bidder.
As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing. Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.
There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:
Challenging, complex work
Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work
Opportunities for growth, training, and development
Flexibility in career path & progression
Opportunities to work and live all over the United States
Oversees the work of teams that develop pricing and finalize estimates at conceptual through construction stages.
Identifies, establishes and manages strategic relationships with clients, subcontractors and unions to gather resources and build effective project estimating teams that help win and deliver work. Maintains a comprehensive understanding of the organizational and compliance-related components that comprise a bid. Tracks marketplace competitors.
Provides advanced leadership to drive development of staff. Involvement in strategic recruitment and staffing, succession planning, and training. Serves as mentor and coach to lower-level Estimators and provides counsel to experienced Estimators.
Accountable for reviewing and closing each bid, including assessment of risk and recommendation of improvements in cost engineering standards, procedures, methods and processes.
Develops and maintains strong relationships with subcontractors as well as material and equipment suppliers ensuring all quality and safety standards are met. Delegates responsibility and coordinates project activities.
Participates in final executive-level meetings to ensure that final estimate reflects the decisions of management including turnover and closeout reviews. Key involvement with senior management in business development efforts such as conferences, outreach to Contracting Officers and large GC/Subcontractor networking events.
Develops strategic plans with project sponsors.
Comprehends contract requirements for diversity compliance.
15 years of experience or College Degree with 12 years of experience
Able to perform all duties of the Lead Estimator. Knows the competition. Able to engage with sponsorship for each project. Understands Costs and Market Conditions. Understands risks and rewards for each project. Communicates and listens effectively. Works with the team
Proficient in the use of applicable Estimating software
Looks to continually improve and grow
Moves quickly to make decisions and commit to a clear course of action
Identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving long range goals or vision
Actively works to recruit, hire and retain high performers
Identifies and understands differences in subcontractor/vendor quotations
Is engaged with Sponsorship as a Service Group
Effectively communicates and listens
Enables others to act, allocating appropriate decision making authority and/or responsibility to others
Demonstrates high levels of enthusiasm and energy
Emphasizes the importance of people’s contributions
Gets results from people and groups at multiple geographic locations
Organizes and uses meeting time effectively
Engages others and encourages high performance
Is able to handle confrontation in a professional and constructive manner
The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Commuter Benefits Program
Maternity Leave Policy
Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Term Life and AD&D Insurance
If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.
The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran
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Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Requisition ID 2022-7221
Position Type Experienced - Full-Time