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Date Added: Wed 26/05/2021

Project Estimator (Construction)

Washington, DC, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description


  • Assists the Estimating Department with the preparation of the project's scopes based on proposal documentation with detailed pricing and bid qualifications
  • Prepares and submits quantity takeoffs for estimators and the project teams to review with use in developing the project budget
  • Prepares construction budgets by studying plans and specifications at different intervals in the design phase
  • Reaching out to the subcontractor community to develop interest in projects and securing trade coverage
  • Communicating with subcontractor during the bidding phase and managing the flow of pre-bid information
  • Prepare detailed instructions to bidders, trade specific clarifications and comprehensive bid packages
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field
  • Ability to read, and interpret design documents
  • Knowledge and understanding of unit costs and the factors that affect construction cost
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Estimating software (Timberline, Plan Swift, etc.), Project Management software, and Scheduling software (Primavera or similar) is a plus

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