Senior Estimator

Northern, NJ

We are representing a Senior Estimator opportunity with an entrepreneurial, developer-focused general contractor in the commercial office and retail sectors, and they’re also getting into the ground-up multi-family market thanks to a particularly exciting relationship with one of their developer clients. This role is a stepping stone to becoming Chief Estimator – that is our client’s mission.




  • Prepare all estimates for all projects including conceptual estimates and hard bid estimates.
  • Complete conceptual estimates using unit prices for building systems.
  • Produce project bid schedules to establish project duration.
  • Review and evaluate Requests for Proposals, select subcontractors for bid solicitation, and prepare sub bid packages
  • Review construction documents and understands project scope of work to bid. Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
  • Execute take-offs of construction documents as required.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops. Consult with project Owner, architect, and other relevant subs.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, company personnel and formulate estimates and resolve issues, particularly when it comes to value engineering options.
  • Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
  • Develop and maintain resource on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.




  • Experience with office interiors as well as ground up construction, a plus
  • Between 5-15 years’ estimating experience
  • Proficient computer and software (e.g., Procore, Excel, Bluebeam, etc.) skills
  • Knowledge of estimating via on-screen takeoff
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills






Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 4/1/2021
Salary $115,000 - $125,000 + bonus

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