With over 60 years’ experience, Benderson Development Company has engineered impressive growth through innovation, insight and determination. Benderson Development is one of America’s largest privately held real estate companies. Benderson owns and manages over 700 properties encompassing over 40 million square feet in 38 states. The diverse Benderson portfolio includes retail, office, industrial, hotel, residential, and land holdings.
Management: Benderson Development has assembled a skilled managerial team who together facilitate an effective and efficient collaboration in managing and maintaining the company’s extensive property portfolio. Benderson prides itself on providing each tenant with an appropriate environment conducive to its individual business and clientele. The company has received industry-wide recognition from the retail community for its excellence in property management.
Selected candidate will expedite timely, accurate project cost budgets in a standardized CSI format utilizing historical data, unit pricing, subcontractor/vendor proposals and methods as discussed with management.
Obtain, distribute and manage plans or specifications as directed by supervisor for proposed projects.
Accurately prepare a detailed cost estimates of all aspects of proposed projects including but not limited to quantity take off, detailed cost estimate, line item and subcontractor summary by division.
Review and defend the summarized budget with supervisor.
Maintain all unit prices and keep current in estimating programs and templates.
Adjust unit prices in the system as the market adjusts the prices. Verify existing conditions of vacancies and incorporate found conditions into budget and estimates.
Minimum 3 years commercial construction estimating experience, preferably with retail, industrial and/or office build outs. Knowledge of related building costs are essential
Knowledge of the divisions of construction (or understanding of costs related to most of the divisions).
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred or related experience.
Computer literate with a strong working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and estimating software. MS word and scheduling experience.
Must be able to read blueprints.
To learn more about this opening (you will need to apply on line) go to http://www.benderson.com. Click on “About Us, Employment, and then “Click here to browse our list of currently open positions.” View requisition number 17-0005, Estimator, Sarasota. The description will appear. Proceed to the bottom of the page to apply on line.
E.O.E. M/F. We drug screen and perform background checks on final candidates. Applicants for positions with Benderson Development Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. “Benderson Development Company shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability/protected veteran status, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities/protected veterans.”