Job title: Senior Estimator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Building and Construction
Expertise: Construction - Horizontal Construction - Vertical
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Job published: 06-11-2019
Job ID: 32559

Job Description

Our client are seeking an experienced Senior Estimator for their Detroit office to work directly with prospective clients for the creation of a detailed bid package that meets their needs. Travelling to prospective job sites and client offices as needed as well as multi-task numerous projects, duties, meet deadlines and always professionally represent our clients interests and brand.

Daily responsibilities include:

  1. Lead GC and CM bid opportunities
  2. Ability to perform conceptual, schematic and design development budgets
  3. Understand and manages value engineering exercises
  4. Reviews plans for consistency and accuracy
  5. Manages all levels of take offs and can apply unit prices

Required Skills: 

  • Ability to lead meetings
  • Resourcefulness and ability to track down information quickly and accurately
  • Ability to learn quickly and prepare estimates in the proprietary format
  • Maintains high level of professionalism at all levels
  • Cost management skills
  • Excellent written/oral communication and presentation skills
  • Commitment to detail and strong sense of urgency
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Must be well organized and possess problem solving skills
  • Positive attitude and a good sense of humor
  • Negotiation experience
  • Ability to work in a high energy, fast paced team environment
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision


  • 5-20 years commercial construction management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required