Sr. Estimator


Portland, OR

Industry: Construction


Not Specified years

Posted 412 days ago

  by    Daniel Ratschowsky

This job is no longer available.

TalenTrust has partnered with a Las Vegas based,high-end custom home builder. This industry leading builder has a full range of build and design services to accommodate each clients’ needs and visions of their future homes. They believe building a home should be a seamless process, and pride themselves on client experience, and being the one industry expert that can make their clients’ dreams a reality.





The Sr. Estimator will be directly responsible for the following:


  • Ensure quality of bids and achievement of deadlines and deliverables
  • Creation of reporting and utilizing information to drive business decisions
  • Ensure strong communications with subcontractors and support as needed
  • Assist in establishing custom home budgets through construction drawings
  • Collect bid packages then review, compare and quantify bidding subcontractors
  • Oversee all bid estimates for complete costs-to-build. 
  • Work closely with the Interior Design team to collect approved client options for pricing and contracting
  • Work with Project Manager’s in collecting field changes for pricing, contracting and notifying the architect department of changes for plan updates
  • Manage vendor relationships


What you need:

  • Management experience and proven ability
  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Bachelor’s in Business, Construction Management, civil engineering or related degreepreferred
  • Previous experience reading architectural plans and working with subcontractors required
  • Strong estimating skills, and ability to estimate full cost-to-build for custom residential homes. 
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience, including Excel
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Previous experience tracking budgets
  • Experience with cost accounting, and tracking budgets
  • Bachelor’s in Business, Construction Management, civil engineering or related degreepreferred.

Yes, we have more benefits!

Health, Vision & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Short & Long-term Disability, 401(k), Vacation & Holiday Pay