Construction Estimator

Kansas City, MO


 The Estimator is responsible for estimating both maintenance projects and projects involving the supply and erection of pre-engineered metal buildings (PEB/PEMB/EMB) along with the preparation of formal written proposals. 


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
  • Securing quotations from subcontractors and material vendors in support of the work scope(s)


  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management may be given preference
  • 5+ years of construction estimating experience, ideally in a related position involving pre-engineered metal buildings and/or turn-key commercial projects
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team to estimate projects of moderate complexity up to $10 Million
  • Ability to evaluate, quantify and capture specification requirements within the estimate
  • Prior experience working with terms & conditions in construction contracts
  • 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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