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A.L. Adams Construction Co.
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A.L. Adams Construction Co. in Greenwood, SC 29649
$60,000 - $70,000 a year - Full-time


A.L. Adams Construction Co. in Greenwood, SC 29649

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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Office Position with Required Travel

We are looking for Estimator who:

  • Wants to be a part of an industry leading team of professionals.
  • Is a high-level performer and values having the best peer group.
  • Thrives on responsibility and being trusted to accomplish goals and insists on doing a good job because it the right thing to do.
  • Enthusiastic about making a difference and impacting the project for a good outcome.
  • Cares about the safety and well-being of all project personnel.


  • Perform all responsibilities under the supervision of the Director of Construction Services.
  • Create an advantage for A.L. Adams when estimating projects.
  • Review design documents for completeness.
  • Lead pre-bid representation.
  • Review & analyze constructability & design quality issues.
  • Develop construction schedule with the operations team along with developing accessibility, environmental, and logistics plans.
  • List potential problem areas and develop a list of qualifications and allowances addressing each one.
  • Determine local permitting requirements and impact on cost and schedule.
  • Review estimate & close “gaps.”
  • Prepare scopes of work and review before bid day.
  • Develop value engineering. Ensure VE items do not compromise owner’s requirements.
  • Lead hand-off to operations.
  • Attend pre-construction meeting.
  • Ensure contract scope is correct.
  • Prepare and vet subcontractors bidders list utilizing research and A.L. Adams protocols.
  • Manage the documents control through the preconstruction phase.
  • Provide Value Engineering opportunities for A.L. Adams and Owner as follows
  • Cost saving opportunities.
  • Maintenance cost of equipment & facility.
  • Design Efficiency
  • Construction timeframe analysis of alternate materials.
  • Provide a benefit/cost analysis for each value engineering item.
  • Understand how the project estimate, scope of work and design were developed and review with the operations team

Qualifications and Attributes

  • 3-10 years’ experience as a construction field superintendent on commercial projects.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Consistently motivate workers and peers in a positive way to achieve the best outcome.
  • Ability to work in a high-level professional environment.
  • Effective in getting ideas accepted and in guiding a group or an individual to accomplish a task.
  • Ability to reach sound, logical conclusions based on the information at hand.
  • Effective in arranging own activities and those of a group to provide effective courses of action. Work effectively with other organizations.
  • Actively influence events, act independently or without specific instruction within the scope of accountabilities. Understands limits.
  • Ready to make decisions or to render judgments. Ability to use problem solving process.
  • Have firm grasp of fundamental principles and concepts in profession. Knows sources of new information and keeps up to date.
  • Stable in performance under pressure and opposition.
  • Able to understand company operations, policies, and procedures as they affect accountabilities.
  • Desires to do a good job for its own sake, with a keen awareness of desired performance levels.
  • Able to express ideas clearly in writing, and persuasive, clear presentation of ideas or facts verbally.
  • Motivated to advance to higher job levels, active efforts towards self-development.
  • Ability to involve others effectively in tasks. Understands by whom a task can best be performed and where a decision can best be made.
  • Effective in seeking out pertinent data and in determining the cause of a problem.
  • Able to get along with people. Capacity and willingness to collaborate harmoniously with subordinates, peers, and superiors.
  • Able to understand and perform the technical requirements of job accountability.
  • Tend to stay with a problem or line of thought until a matter is settled.
  • Able to create a good first impression, command attention and respect.

We offer:

  • Opportunity to become part of a growing company that believes in excellence in all we do.
  • Clear expectations and help bolster strengths and cultivate areas for improvement.
  • Full vacation after one year.
  • Opportunity for professional growth through mentoring and training.
  • Ability to learn and grow in all phases of commercial construction projects.
  • A culture that values people and quality of life.
  • Work that makes a positive impact on everyone involved.
  • Outstanding benefits (insurance, 401K, PTO).

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Greenwood, SC 29649: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location