Job description / Role
As a Fitout Senior Estimator, your primary responsibility is to estimate the costs associated with fitout projects for commercial or residential spaces. You will be responsible for accurately evaluating project requirements, analyzing data, and preparing detailed cost estimates to support the bidding and pricing process. You will collaborate closely with project managers, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure accurate and comprehensive estimates.
* Project Evaluation: Review project plans, specifications, and related documents to understand the scope of work, materials required, and project timelines.
* Cost Estimation: Utilize your expertise to prepare accurate and detailed cost estimates, including labor, materials, equipment, and subcontractor costs, based on project specifications and industry standards.
* Quantity Take-Offs: Perform quantity take-offs from architectural and engineering drawings, accurately identifying and quantifying all relevant materials and labor.
* Subcontractor and Supplier Management: Solicit and evaluate subcontractor and supplier bids, negotiate pricing and terms, and collaborate with them to ensure accurate estimates and timely delivery of materials and services.
* Cost Analysis: Conduct cost analysis and value engineering exercises to identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality.
* Estimating Software and Tools: Utilize industry-specific software and tools to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of the estimating process.
* Bid Preparation: Prepare comprehensive bid proposals and documentation, including cost breakdowns, project schedules, and any other required information for submission to clients.
* Collaborative Approach: Collaborate closely with project managers, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure accurate and complete estimation information.
* Market Research: Stay updated with market trends, pricing fluctuations, and emerging technologies related to fitout projects to ensure competitive and informed estimates.
* Cost Tracking and Reporting: Assist in tracking and reporting project costs, providing regular updates on cost variations, and highlighting potential risks or deviations from estimated budgets.
* Minimum 8 years’ experience as Fitout Estimator or similar role, with a strong background in fitout estimating.
* In-depth knowledge of fitout construction methods, materials, and cost estimation techniques.
* Proficiency in using CAD.
* Excellent analytical and mathematical skills, with strong attention to detail.
* Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings.
* Strong negotiation and communication skills to effectively collaborate with subcontractors, suppliers, and internal teams.
* Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
* Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
* Familiarity with local building codes, regulations, and industry standards.
About the Company
MAKSTYLO Interiors as a division of TECHNOMAK Group of Companies, an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2007 & OHSAS 18001 certified Company.
We are offering total turnkey solutions from Design , Fit out execution and handing over of the interior projects . We are very specialized in retail outlets interior fit out, Commercial Buildings , Hospitality , Residential, Offices , Cinemas and studios, Yacht & Marine interiors etc. With the strength of our in house highly motivated, well experienced execution team, we can convert any design to reality at the highest standards, within budget and the required time frames .
Our design division is headed by a group of professionals architects and interior designers with strong and hands on experience in the field of Interior & Acoustic design.
Makstylo has also full-fledged Joinery work shop situated at Dubai which is equipped to handle all type of Joinery works from procurement to final finish including dedicated painting booth for polishing and painting coats. Technomak, being established in Qatar already, has plans to come up with a more sophisticated facility shortly to cater to the growing needs of the State of Qatar.
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