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Date Added: Sat 19/06/2021

Senior Estimator - Buildings

Temecula, CA, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

The Senior Estimator will support and work with preconstruction/BD staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications and will organize and supervise a team of estimators to perform pricing, and bidding of projects.



  • Review and understand all project plans, requirements and specifications
  • Coordinate and supervise a team of estimators to develop large, multi-disciplinary estimates.
  • Determine labor and equipment costs
  • Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks
  • Understand project logistics and project schedule
  • Prepare bid packages and compare and analyze competitive subcontract and supplier bids
  • Review quotes and estimates with Project Team and prepare recommendations
  • Interface with clients, ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Accurately develop cost models
  • Track and report on current material and labor prices, including escalation
  • Develop meaningful VE contributions to reduce price
  • Reconcile quantity surveys with consultants and design team
  • Identify escalation factors in marketplace for specific materials and labor rates
  • Responsible for sound conceptual pricing assumptions with sound documentation for the basis of the estimate
  • Ability to substantiate all aspects of final estimates


Bachelor in Engineering or Construction Management Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Able to estimate all types of building projects, including residential high rise, healthcare, interiors and institutional
  • Knowledge of suitable electrical contractors and suppliers for all types of projects
  • Familiar with both union and merit shop electrical contractors preferred
  • Knowledge of typical electrical pricing for project types above; for both union and merit shop projects preferred
  • Able to take concept and schematic drawings and develop a meaningful estimate with detail
  • Familiar with the use of On-Screen Take-off software program preferred

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