Estimator – Northern California

Job brief

We are looking for a thorough Construction estimator to calculate possible costs and gains of construction projects. You will collect and analyze data according to a series of useful variables.

The ideal candidate will be very comfortable with numbers and analytical. You must have great attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

The goal is to provide the company with accurate information that will help in operations and strategic planning.

Acquire understanding of the requirements of the project/program at hand
Select metrics to produce valid estimates
Visit sites, warehouses and other venues to gather essential information
Review documents or consult experts to collect all necessary data
Analyze data and produce forecasts
Perform risk analysis
Prepare detailed reports or bids for submission to appropriate parties
Select advantageous deals by evaluating offers and quotes
Foster relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, architects etc.)


Proven experience as construction estimator
Basic understanding of accounting and project management concepts
Deep understanding of research methodology, data analysis and estimation metrics
Comfortable with numbers and technology
Excellent knowledge of software like Timberline or HCSS HeavyBid
Great attention to detail
Excellent communication and negotiation abilities
Well-organized and reliable
BSc/BA in engineering, construction science or relevant field
Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or other qualification will be a plus



job ID: 3282

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category


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