Sr. and Jr. Estimators - Commercial Construction


Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 198 days ago

  by    Amy McCarthy

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Want to work for a company that loves to have fun and treats you like a valued member of the team?

Are you searching for a career opportunity with lots of growth and great compensation and benefits?

If so, we need to talk!

Our client is a commercial construction company headquartered in Ohio and one of the 10 largest builders in the region. They provide a full suite of construction management and general contracting services, including preconstruction services, in the healthcare, corporate, community/urban, and life sciences markets

To help our client continue to grow, we are seeking a Senior and Junior Estimator for their headquarters office.

The Estimator positions will be responsible for portions of pre-construction planning, estimating, risk analysis and bid assembly.


*        Lump sum bid process including risk assessment, quantity surveying, self-performance pricing, scheduling, bid solicitation, subcontractor scope coordination, and final bid assembly

*        Performing schematic, design development and construction document estimates including budgeting all scopes of work, value analysis of current design, communication with and presentation to owner and design team

*        Coordinating with construction operations and MEP estimators

*        Responsible for bid document organization and tracking (drawings, specifications, RFI?s and addendums)

*        Preparation and editing of company front-end documents (GR/GC?s, subcontractor scopes of work, bid forms, project schedules, logistics plans, bid tabs)

*        Performing quantity take-off?s (understanding limits and waste factor applications) and preparing estimates (site work, concrete, structure, exterior enclosures, interiors, MEPs)

*        Understanding materials needed and how they are purchased; evaluate/anticipate crew sizes

*        Research costs for permits and tap fees

*        Understand PW requirements, tax / tax-exempt requirements, subcontractor bonding criteria

*        Be able to build the project and tell the story in the estimate; know constructability

*        Attend pre- and post-bid meetings


*        3-5years using ProContractor with estimating software

*        Proficient with Isqft is a plus

*        Proficient with Phoenix is a plus

*        5-10 years of industry related experience (a minimum of 3years of construction and/or estimating experience).


*        A 4 yr degree in industry related field is a must

*        Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and construction related software/systems are a must.

*        Strong attention to detail and accuracy is a must


*        We provide an excellent and comprehensive compensation package with unlimited opportunity for personal and professional growth.

$80K - $110K
$80K - $110K base, Relocation may be required bonus