Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator
Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Posted 3 weeks 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 the 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 the 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 ensure 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.


  • 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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