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Food & Beverage
Construction Estimator
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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Rochester, NY
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Job Description

Construction Estimator

Job Posting: 01/11/2018 Job ID: R0000766 Location: Rochester, NY Address: 100 Wegmans Market St Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: Monday through Friday between 7am-6pm. Occasional weekends. Note to Applicant: This position requires occasional overnight out of state travel to store locations. This position is for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing estimating. Schedule: Full-time

The Construction Estimator provides estimates and budgets based on material, labor, equipment, subcontract, and other direct and indirect costs of construction and engineering for projects on request for proposal (RFP) submitted by various sources.

Results (What We Measure)

  • Develop estimates, conceptual estimates and comparisons to other projects
  • Analyze specifications, including sketches, blueprints, bills of material, or sample layouts to calculate costs using labor and material pricing, schedules and historical and market data
  • Perform productivity analysis of cost estimates to help with schedule duration as needed
  • Setup and administrate pre-bid and post-bid meetings
  • Field verify conditions and provide field support, as needed
  • Facilitate the bid process; review, analyze, and negotiate bid tab before awarding bids
  • Collect cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors and vendors
  • Prepare and maintain historical cost data
  • Create cost models for cost estimating assemblies; develop the criteria necessary for accurate and valid assessments
  • Revise estimates/budgets when scope of project changes
  • Estimate change orders as requested
  • Provide QA/QC support to the estimating process
  • Conduct research and gather information such as Technical Manuals and Parts Lists to clarify specifications for cost analysis, as needed
  • Identify and quantify risks associated with the various proposals and estimates submitted
  • Practice value engineering; assess if processes are up to Wegmans standards and offer recommendations on how we could better utilize our resources
  • Develop and submit budgets to accounting after AR is reviewed and approved
  • Facilitate the procurement management process; provide procurement information from bids to the field team to create procurement documents such as contracts and purchase orders and process documents to verify accuracy

Customer (What We Believe)

  • Collaborate with Design, Maintenance, and field teams to establish best practices, ensure work is aligned and shared goals are achieved
  • Develop relationships with contractors and establish Wegmans' reputation as a trusted partner; utilize these relationships to negotiate future stakeholders' bids and provide feedback

People (Who We Are)

  • Support, encourage, and respect co-workers
  • Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for professional development
  • Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws
  • Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure the most efficient operations in the department

Work Environment

  • Work includes sitting for prolonged periods, repetitive hand and arm movements, frequent to constant use of the computer, frequent use of the telephone, along with continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment.
  • Travel to job sites is required.

Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Associates or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing MCAA and NECA labor factors and SMACNA standards to create accurate estimates
  • Experience estimating retail and/or food oriented projects
  • Experience with applicable codes and food safety considerations
  • Experience working with Estimating software, as well as proficiency working with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Related work experience

About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.