Construction Estimator

Cheshire, CT, Long Island City, ny and pompano beach, FL


The Estimator is accountable for estimating complex self-performed construction projects that make our nation’s structures stronger and last longer.  Projects typically consist of concrete repair, masonry restoration, waterproofing, structural strengthening, etc. 


Job Duties/Tasks/Responsibilities

  • Preparing estimates by calculating various statistical data such as quantity take-offs, material price lists, labor costs per man-hour, equipment costs and applying to complete scope of work
  • Defining and quantifying scope of work and preparing comprehensive conceptual, budgetary, and construction cost estimates for projects
  • Reviewing / researching historical data and compiling summary reports of completed projects to develop guidelines and precedence for future estimates
  • Maintaining involvement in uncovering sales opportunities with prospective and existing customers


  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management may be given preference
  • 5-12 years of construction estimating experience, ideally in a related industry involving concrete repair projects
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team to estimate projects of moderate complexity up to $10 Million
  • Prior experience to estimate up to 5 projects directly and up to 5 estimates indirectly as a mentor
  • Ability to evaluate, quantify and capture specification requirements within the estimate
  • Prior experience working with terms & conditions in construction contracts
  • A strong understanding of the greater South Florida construction market, including current market prices and clients (i.e: engineers, architects, property managers and owners)
  • Previous experience maintaining client relationships while performing light business development
  • Demonstrated construction math and computer skills including Microsoft Excel and / or construction estimating software.  Must also be able to demonstrate ability to read blue prints
  • Ability to travel 10-20%


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