Recruitment Number: 4386 Reports To: Working Title: Trades Estimator Cost Center: IR8006 Bargaining Unit: 99 FLSA: NE Job Code: 007908 Job Location: UCI Campus Percent of Time: 100% Work Schedule: 6am-2:30pm Appointment: Contract
Reporting to the Senior Superintendent, Project Services, serve as estimator to provide detailed cost estimates, budget projections, and assists in scheduling and coordinating construction activity for Facilities Management renovation projects. Meets with campus Customers to develop scopes of work, conducts field surveys of building space and infrastructure systems of proposed project renovation sites; reviews as-built drawing files verifying conditions that could impact renovation costs; verifies the scope of the proposed renovation work to assure proposed project construction components comply with the UCI Campus Standards; prepares project estimates using various electronic estimating formats and coordinates with Crafts to finalize scopes and estimates as necessary. Also provides various estimating associated data for input into the project tracking system and reviews and analyzes Schedule of Values cost breakdown information. Assure accuracy of estimates based on various methods such as past history and industry standards. Fosters positive team dynamics and customer service.
Demonstrated knowledge of estimating in a renovation and maintenance environment with day to day construction tasks knowledge. Demonstrated knowledge of E-Gordian estimating software or equivalent and proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word & Excel. Knowledge of principles used in man-hour and material estimates for various types of projects. Knowledge of major building systems, infrastructure, building trades and associated language. Knowledge of Construction Industry Standards. Knowledge of the California Building Code, Fire and Life Safety Codes, ADA Standards, and other applicable codes and standards required to accomplish accurate construction cost estimates. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication and conflict resolution skills. Able to plan, schedule, supervise and direct the work of building trades, including organizing work and work flow. Ability to read blueprints and specifications and to calculate material requirements taken from blueprints. Ability to work with campus Customers to develop appropriate scopes of work, prepare sketches, identify sources of infrastructure connection/modification and identify means and methods for implementation of the scope of work. Knowledge of the Windows Operating System and applications. Experience working in a union environment.
Knowledge of University of California System Policies and Procedures applicable to the Irvine Campus. Knowledge of the Campus Standards and Design Criteria. Knowledge of the overall Irvine Campus organizational structure.
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
Bend: Occasionally Squat: Occasionally Crawl: Not Applicable Climb: Occasionally Kneel: Occasionally Handle Objects: Occasionally Push/Pull: Occasionally Reach above Shoulder Level: Occasionally Sit: Frequently Stand: Frequently Walk: Frequently Use Fine Finger Movements: Frequently Carry/Lift Loads up to 25 Pounds: Occasionally Carry/Lift loads between 25-50 lbs: Not Applicable Carry/Lift Loads over 50 Pounds: Not Applicable Read/Comprehend: Constantly Write: Constantly Perform Calculations: Constantly Communicate Orally: Constantly Reason and Analyze: Constantly Chemical/Biological Agent: Not Applicable Construction Activities: Not Applicable Contact with Water/Liquids: Not Applicable Drive Motorized Equipment: Occasionally Confined Spaces: Not Applicable Elevated Work Location: Not Applicable Radioactive Materials: Not Applicable Temperature Variations: Not Applicable Gas System: Not Applicable
Other Working Conditions: Must have a valid California Driver's License and participate in the DMV Pull Notice.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy .
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