Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator
Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Posted 9 months ago

Our client, a national general contractor is seeking a Senior Estimator to join the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Region located in Center City Philadelphia.

Job Description

Through a team environment, the Estimator will perform their duties and responsibilities supporting the common goal of winning work through development of high quality estimates and proposals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review project Request for Proposal documents for accuracy and completeness and create questions as they relate to assigned scope of work.
  • Solicit subcontractor/vendor quotations, preparing and distribute bid documents, responding to inquiries, being knowledgeable of respective scopes of work and responsibilities.
  • Review, interpret and accurately estimate assigned scope of work by CSI Divisions, including quantity take-offs and pricing of labor, material, equipment, etc.
  • Evaluate and analyze subcontractor/vendor proposals to insure accuracy in scope (quantities, schedule, inclusions, exclusions, etc.).
  • Prepare subcontractors/vendors proposal analysis sheets.
  • Perform lump sum estimating as well as conceptual estimating, in design-build situations, in support of a firm fixed price estimate.
  • Assist with purchasing and definition of subcontractor / vendor agreement scope of work.


  • Ability to understand construction documents and recognize potential construction issues.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to successfully communicate and work with subcontractors in a variety of disciplines.

Computer Software

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word primarily).
  • Working knowledge of On-Screen take-off software or similar.
  • Working knowledge of estimating software.
  • Experience using Sage Timberline estimating software a plus.


  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on subcontractor outreach, coordination and/or estimating in the Philadelphia tri-state region
  • Experience in lump sum, fixed price and design-build estimating a plus.

Job Features

Job CategoryConstruction

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