Assistant Estimator

We are seeking an assistant estimator to assist in the estimating and bidding process. This is an entry-level position that will involve quantity takeoffs, reviewing plans, and obtaining subcontractor and supplier pricing. The ideal candidate will have excellent computer, communication, and mathematical skills.

Assistant Estimator Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for onscreen digitizing, take-offs and accurate bid quantity preparation for civil projects using Trimble Business Center
  • Attend pre-bid meetings as needed
  • Adhere to bid schedules
  • Compile list of subcontractors required to complete the project
  • Assist with follow up of bid responses and discuss desired scope of work
  • Maintain quality service by following organization standards

Assistant Estimator Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must be able to read, understand, and interpret civil plans and specifications
  • Experience in the construction industry specifically site work is preferred, however training will be provided
  • Communicate effectively on a daily basis with estimators, project managers, and fellow employees
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including knowledge of formulas
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to properly prioritize work load
  • Organizational skills

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