Construction Estimator, Estimator, Senior Estimator
Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Posted 3 weeks ago

One of the top General Contractors in this area is currently seeking an Estimator with a strong background in large commercial projects. The ideal candidate must be ready to hit the ground running. Could this be you? They are seeking someone who can communicate effectively with individuals at all levels and has strong attention to detail.  This future team member will have the ability to meet deadlines with ease in a fast-paced environment and enjoy new challenges.


  • Gather, calculate, and compile data and information from quantity surveys, plans and specifications to use in preparing an overall estimate or portion of an estimate under general supervision.
  • Review project specifications, drawings, attend pre-con meetings, to understand scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Responsible for advanced quantity surveys and quantification of select subcontractor trades
  • Prepare scopes of work with suppliers and subcontractors for review by pre-construction or project managers.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity reports, etc., into unit and man-hour figures. Analyze and post subcontractor quotes. Maintain Budget Status log.
  • Analyze value engineering. Collect and prepare historical cost analysis. Foster positive internal relationships with project teams Develop and maintain positive relationships with owner, architect, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Attend meetings as directed with architect and/or owner to gather and disseminate information regarding projects.


  • A four-year college degree in engineering, construction management, architecture, or similar Minimum of two years of vertical commercial building estimating experience.
  • Experience in many facets of large commercial construction, hospitality, healthcare, and manufacturing are just a few of the sectors that you will need in your tool belt. 
  • Previous field experience is essential Excellent computer skills, knowledge of On-Screen Take Off, iSqft, Bluebeam, and Proficiency in MS office suite Understanding of CSI, Uniformat, and Masterformat Knowledge of Timberline Estimating and Primavera Scheduling are examples.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to build relationship with owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors that lead to positive outcomes Excellent team player  


  • Competitive Benefits and Salary
  • Rewarding Challenges
  • Professional Environment
  • Legendary Quality
  • Dynamic Team Environment
  • Opportunities for advancement


Blue Ridge Executive Search
6930 Brevard Rd
Suite B
P.O. Box 1237
Etowah, NC 28729

Phone 828.891.9616
Fax 828.891.9617

For more information for this position please forward your resume or email us at [email protected] 

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