Job Description – Estimator II

Summary Objective

The estimator is responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on projects under direct supervision as required by clients’ documents and provides complete conceptual and total bid price.


  • Experienced Estimator – minimum of 3 years experience as an Estimator or Project Manager
  • Must have the ability to conceptually budget, meet deadlines, handle various projects simultaneously, work effectively in a demanding environment, and be willing to go the extra mile
  • Experience with construction drawings, specifications, architectural sketches and other related construction documents is a plus
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office/Excel/Outlook/Adobe Acrobat Pro), math skills and have well developed time scheduling and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Previous experience in a construction related company is required
  • Previous experience with construction estimating take-off software is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred

Job Responsibilities (essential functions)

  • Prepare bid packages
  • Prepare quantity take-offs and estimates on various projects
  • Develop relationships with manufacturers and manufacturers reps and our clients
  • Coordinate, budget, prepare and analyze lighting bids for large scale commercial interiors or high rise core & shell projects
  • Provide telephone and online customer assistance
  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management team
  • Develop spreadsheets in MS Excel and prepare bid documents utilizing MS Word and our custom software
  • Provide other services such as change order pricing, attending pre-bid conferences and site visits
  • Interface with clients, owner's representatives, account executives and contractors
  • Other responsibilities as assigned