Construction Estimator

Job Description

Responsible for preparing and coordinating estimates at all levels, including soliciting subcontractor bids, evaluating scopes of work, and reviewing project plans and specifications. Assist other estimators when needed for individual or multiple projects with any and all tasks related to estimating.


  • Develop the scope of work for each project.

  • Help to decide which team members will assist on each project.

  • Reviews project plans, and specifications, estimating scopes and pricing

  • Reviews specifications toughly to be sure all bidding requirements are met.

  • Prepares budget and general conditions estimates for entire project prior to bid date

  • Ensures the flow of project information is maintained and documented

  • Ensure all bid dates are met and we have full coverage on all trades.

  • Prepares and reviews all bid and/or estimate forms for submissions

  • Assists in developing subcontractor solicitation strategies

  • Develop and maintain subcontractor relations for bidding success.

  • Coordinates insurance and bonding requirements

  • Compiles pre-bid questions for submission

  • Attends project site pre-bid meetings and site tours

  • Reviews schedule and constructability issues with staff

  • Organizes all bid coordination meetings

  • Responsible to either compile all final estimates or review others estimates for completeness before they are sent out.

  • Updates all historical database information

  • Reviews develop and assign takeoff requirements for estimates

  • Manage all electronic data requirements.

  • Builds effective relationships with customers, design teams, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups

  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, minimum

  • Minimum 5+ years preconstruction/estimating experience on construction projects, and 5+ years of field related work experience very beneficial.

  • Proficient in computer software programs used in preconstruction with particular emphasis on estimating software

Proven experience in a leadership/supervisory role to assist in developing training programs and development of estimating personn

Company Description
We are a commercial construction company established in 1991, we work in Indiana and the Midwest Region. We specialize in light commercial and industrial projects, both new and renovation. We have a great following of repeat customers and are continually seeking quality people to join our organization.

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