Estimator – Hotels

  •   Full Time
  •   San Jose

Lead estimator – This person will build the estimating department if they can prove to be a leader.  This person must be able to interface with clients, design teams, collaborate with subcontractors and consultants to develop budgets for the client. The estimator can be involved in preconstruction.


  • Create and promote, in his/her organization, the ability to recognize and understand the appropriate environmental policies, rules, and the potential adverse affects to the environment due to operations, and take steps necessary to comply with policy/rules, and mitigate the effects of operations
  • Create and/or foster a quality culture that recognizes the affect of quality on all operations, and takes steps necessary to provide a product or service that is a source of pride for our workers, and pleasing to our customers
  • Analyze and compile estimate data that impact the cost of labor, materials, equipment requirements, location and other factors to ensure a high quality and timely estimate.
  • Review drawings, specifications and proposed project site conditions; record findings and solicit input from field operations to include in final project estimate.
  • Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness of the bid.
  • Review “take-off” quantities to ensure accuracy of data used in estimates.
  • Utilize existing cost history as a check to complete estimate.
  • Apply mathematical calculations requiring advanced analytical processes to ensure logically estimated costs are accurate.
  • Present estimate and participate in bid reviews with senior management to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Communicate with owners, subcontractors, public and private entities to ensure competitiveness.
  • Communicate estimate bid information to field operations at pre-construction meetings to ensure understanding of scope of job and critical means and methods of construction.
  • Develop and maintain business relationships to increase bid opportunities in the regional market.
  • Supervise, direct, and mentor estimating staff to ensure individual development and standards are met.
  • Participate in and/or lead Design-build pre-construction services to ensure a high quality, competitive estimates and schedules.
  • Participate in and/or lead means and method discussions, being the catalyst to drive creative thinking and innovative ideas that distinguishes a successful estimate.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or equivalent related work experience
  • 5+ years estimating experience

Job ID: 1800

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Construction Industry

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