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Estimator - Firestopping

The Old Dominion Group
Richmond, VA
  • Expired: September 20, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Number of Hires for this Role: 2

Job Summary: Estimates all costs associated with a construction project to ensure its completed on time and within budget; and controls construction costs by collecting and analyzing time, cost, materials, equipment, and labor required to complete a project. 


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage bid pricing from all vendors
  • Review documentation (e.g., plans, specifications), communicate with the vendor and contractor, and visits job sites and other venues as needed to ensure understanding of the scope of work and project requirements
  • Research the cost of items (e.g., materials, equipment, labor) on an ongoing basis to ensure accurate estimates
  • Complete take-offs using onscreen take-off software to gather information needed for bids
  • Generate accurate, detailed, and timely estimates and purchase orders for all products
  • Prepare and submit bid packages within specified timeframe
  • Conduct ongoing cost analysis to verify profitability and adjust estimating procedures when necessary
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and trade partners
  • Manage all potential change orders
  • Communicates with trade partners and team members throughout all stages of the project to ensure the project stays within budget
  • Continually seek and identify opportunities to grow and position the business for success
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of project logs and directories of suppliers, contractors and other trade partners

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least one year of experience in construction estimating
  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science, Engineering or related field
  • Ability to read, understand, and navigate architectural plans and specifications
  • Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines, and manage time and priorities effectively
  • Considerable knowledge of construction processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Excellent math and analytical skills
  • Detail-orientated and decisive
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Impeccable problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, vendors, clients, and other trade partners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience using onscreen take-off software
  • Professional certificate in construction estimating

The Old Dominion Group


Richmond, VA
23284 USA



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