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RJM Construction LLC Estimating Intern in Golden Valley, Minnesota

RJM Construction is a fast growing, high energy, commercial general contracting company headquartered in Golden Valley, Minnesota. We invest in our people and attract, develop and retain talented professionals in roles where they can make an impact, as well as grow personally and professionally. As an estimating intern, you will assist the preconstruction team in developing accurate and competitive estimates that not only secure the work but are also profitable. Engage with the preconstruction team to foster professional relationships with clients and subcontractors. We are seeking a motivated intern looking to grow with the RJM team and enhance our team culture. ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES Analyze project plans, specifications, and other documents to understand the expected project scope. Utilize bid solicitation software for subcontractor bid coverage, and lead subcontractor follow up through various touchpoints. (phone, email, etc.) Attend and support estimate kickoff meetings with preconstruction and project management teams Perform accurate quantity takeoffs of available design documents Obtain accurate and up-to-date pricing information from databases, contractors, suppliers, etc. to build estimates Review and finalize estimated unit cost pricing to reflect current market conditions and specific project logistics Prepare estimate worksheets (posting sheets, basis of estimate, etc.) to compile accurate and comprehensive estimates for review with internal preconstruction team Correspond professionally with architects and engineers for a clear understanding of project scope during the preparation of estimate Prepare cost reconciliation between two or more estimates to understand variance cost drivers Maintain awareness of new and emerging industry practices and the potential application toclient engagements. Assist with estimate closeout tasks