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Lead Estimator
Venture Talent Consulting Lincoln, VA

Lead Estimator

Venture Talent Consulting
Lincoln, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $115,000 to $120,000 Yearly
  • Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Are you ready to build a rewarding career and a better future? Venture Talent is always on the lookout for motivated, curious, and creative people to join our IT and Telecom programs.


We are seeking a Lead Estimator who will be a critical member of a U.S.-based global systems integrator providing technology solutions and services for commercial and government clients. This is a full-time permanent role supporting one of our teams in Glen Burnie, MD.

As a team lead, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management and supervision of a team of estimators. This includes assigning and monitoring work, providing feedback, coaching, and ensuring that projects are completed on time. In addition, you will also be required to estimate jobs to maintain a manageable workload among the entire team. As the team lead, you will also be responsible for ensuring that your direct reports follow the presales estimating “Standard Operating Procedures” and be the point of contact for any escalated issues.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the primary technical point of contact for a team of estimators, providing leadership and mentorship
  • Work with other leads to establish priorities and objectives for the estimating team that are in line with company goals
  • Help individual team members grow their skills and careers by providing feedback, coaching, and opportunities for development (CFR process)
  • Delegate tasks and assignments to team members based on skillset and workload
  • Manage day-to-day operation of your respective estimating team
  • Participate in all “peer reviews’ related to your practice during the presales estimating phase
  • Estimate projects to assist in maintaining a manageable workload across the team
  • Meet with vendors/prospective vendors to help evaluate products

Required Skills and Qualifications
  • 5+ years of system engineering in a similar role
  • 3+ Years of proficiency with AutoCAD (Current version)
  • 3+ Years of architectural design work supporting technical discipline
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the integration of related technologies
  • Above average proficiency in MS Office for reporting and documentation of activities
  • Broad knowledge of respective Systems engineering and/or design experience
  • Experienced with Bluebeam and MS Office proficiency
  • Knowledge of AV over IP technology and topologies
  • Ability to diagnose and solve complex system problems
  • Ability to work and think independently and ensure all deadlines are met
  • Travel may be required in MD-DC-VA Metro area

Soft Skills
  • Highly organized, and efficient with personal time management
  • Excellent intrapersonal skills for client communication and senior management
  • Proactive and results-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills (written & oral)
  • Dependable and on time
  • Customer service focus
  • Desire for continuous improvement at a personal level
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Fast pace, dynamic environment, flexibility for change
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

Education / Certifications
  • HS Diploma, Community College, Technical School Graduate, or work experience equivalent
  • OEM Vendor certifications
  • RCDD, CTS, CTS-I, or CTS-D certification (preferred but not required)

Work Authorization
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • Ability to obtain a DOD clearance is a plus but not required

Additional Perks/Benefits
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • 401K with Company Matching
  • Tuition & Training Reimbursement
  • Birthday off with pay
  • Leadership Development Training

Venture Talent Consulting is an AA/EOE/M/F/Disabled/VET Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability.

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Venture Talent Consulting

Lincoln, VA
20160 USA



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