Construction Estimator

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Construction Estimator Job Description


Title: Construction Estimator


Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced Construction Estimator to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accurate cost estimates for construction projects by analyzing project specifications, reviewing proposals and contracts, and consulting with contractors and suppliers. The Construction Estimator will work closely with project managers and other team members to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. The ideal candidate should have strong analytical and communication skills, a good understanding of construction processes and materials, and be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.


Key Responsibilities:


     Analyze project specifications and drawings to prepare cost estimates for construction projects

     Review proposals and contracts to identify project requirements and scope

     Consult with contractors and suppliers to obtain quotes for materials, equipment, and services

     Prepare detailed cost breakdowns, including labor, materials, and other expenses

     Evaluate and select subcontractors and suppliers based on cost, quality, and other criteria

     Collaborate with project managers and other team members to develop and refine project budgets and schedules

     Participate in project meetings and provide updates on cost estimates and budget projections

     Maintain records of estimates, contracts, and other project documents

     Keep up-to-date with industry trends and changes in materials and labor costs

     Perform other related duties as assigned




     Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field

     Minimum of 5 years of experience in construction estimating or related field

     Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

     Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

     Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications

     Proficient in the use of cost-estimating software and Microsoft Office applications

     Familiarity with construction materials and processes

     Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

     Strong organizational and time management skills


Salary Range:

The salary range for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.