Estimator – Commercial

  •   Full Time
  •   North County San Diego

We are currently seeking an experienced Estimator to join our team in North County San Diego, CA. We specialize in retail and commercial construction, including new construction, tenant improvements, remodels and design/build projects.


  • Prepares and maintains status of plan reproduction
  • Solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors
  • Selects trades and manages Bidmail
  • Ensures that we have the proper coverage from subcontractors on bid day
  • Creates project strategies and resourcefulness to gain better pricing from subcontractors
  • Submits 100% of bids and budgets by the bid deadline – no exceptions
  • Enters all relevant information into Bidmail
  • Review bid requirements thoroughly and asks follow-up questions on every bid
  • Has a thorough understanding of the scope for specific trades assigned
  • Develops RFI’s and clarifications to ensure adequate bid coverage
  • Performs a comprehensive “bid day” analysis and scope of specific assigned trades
  • Understands how to fit subs to the size/scope of job, ensuring the we have the right subs for the project
  • Properly turns over bid documents and sub buyout information to Project Management in a timely manner
  • Review job cost with Project Management team and highlights subs/material vendors prior to award
  • Complete project kick-off to Project Managers and field staff
  • Seeks & qualifies new subcontractors
  • Initiate suggestions for company-wide process improvements


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must know Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Project
  • Must be self-motivated & punctual
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and have excellent follow up skills both internally and externally
  • Must be professional and polished in appearance and speech

Job ID: 3069

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Construction Industry

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