Estimator (Commercial Construction)

  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Civil

The Estimator is responsible for the preparation and implementation of all competitive tender and design-build projects. The Estimator has direct accountability for the quality, on-time execution, proposal writing, competitive and complete pricing for bids.


Participates in every aspect of the bidding process on construction projects by developing responses to client received RFP’s to a design-build solution in the best interest of the client.
Creates and presents detailed cost estimates and final detailed summary, scope of work and support detail for executive review.
Conducts a complete analysis of the bid request packages and prepares & coordinates bid documents for issue to vendors and subcontractors for pricing requests.
Ensures day-to-day communication between all departments; ensuring a clear understanding of joint responsibilities and commitments.
Prepare resource allocation (financial planning) within each major bid and sees it through to completion.
Develop and maintain a centralized database for vendors, cost data, equipment and productivity factors.

- 3-5+ years of commercial, industrial, and/or institutional estimating experience
- Experience with SAGE and/or Cost-OS estimating software
- Familiarity with Lump Sum tendering along with construction management and design-build required
- Post-secondary education in engineering architecture or related field required. (A combination of education and experience may be considered)
- Direct experience working as a team lead or supervisory role
- Must possess problem solving and analysis skills
- Excellent with oral communication, writing, and editing

COMPANY PROFILE: With over 60 years of industry experience delivering infrastructure solutions globally, this company is a source for award winning building solutions for commercial and industrial projects. This client values diversity and innovation; they are committed to having a company that is inclusive and allows employees to reach their full potential! They have a refreshing company culture fueled by forward thinking and great employees.

This position is located near the Greater North Houston Area (The Woodlands).

This company is able to provide a competitive base salary

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