Construction Estimator

March 21, 2024
$90,000 - $130,000 / year
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Job Description

A growing construction firm is looking for a hardworking Construction Estimator to join their team! As a Construction Estimator, your main responsibility will be to estimate the work of projects by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. In addition, you will estimate labor, material, and time requirements to be able to compute the overall cost of the project. 


  • Explore documentation in order to gain a deep understanding of the project requirements.
  • Select, measure, and track important metrics. 
  • Visit sites and other venues necessary to do the estimate.
  • Perform complex analysis of collected data and metrics.
  • Prepare relevant and reliable forecasts.
  • Conduct complex risk analysis activities.
  • Create and present reports to upper management.
  • Analyze and evaluate offers.
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with the key vendors.
  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating prices
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 4-6 years of previous working experience as a construction estimator
  • In-depth knowledge of project management 
  • Hands-on experience with complex data research activities
  • Good understanding of data analysis methods and KPIs
  • Familiarity with computer programs such as Timberline or HCSS HeavyBid
  • Good time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver
  • BA in engineering, construction science or similar relevant field preferred