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Construction Estimator

Latitude, Inc. in Herndon, VA, USA

Salary of 80-110k DOE


Estimating experience must include conceptual and hard bid
Knowledge of industry standard construction means and methods
Perform site visits and document existing conditions
Establish preliminary construction schedule and duration
Coordinate bid process and attend pre-bid meetings
Analyze proposals/bids for scope of work and secure pricing
Work in collaboration with a devoted and expansive network of subcontractors and material suppliers, to guarantee the best value pricing, timely estimates and craftsmanship available on every project.
Maintain a professional appearance, positive attitude, and exceptional work ethic.
5-10 years successful experience as a commercial construction project estimator
Experience with projects ranging from $1 million to 10 million
Understands building systems, materials, design, construction and related management strategies


Must have ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to establish priorities
Must be able to work calmly within deadlines and under pressure
Must be a self-starter who can perform independently and as a team member
Strong customer service skills
Must possess strong analytical skills, as attention to detail is critical
Analyze problems; make sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risk implications & costs
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

Summary of Duties & Responsibilities

Analyze all project documents to determine the overall estimated cost of a project. Gather, calculate and compile data to produce construction cost estimates for competitive bid proposals in a timely manner. The estimator is also required to perform a thorough and detailed turnover of awarded projects to the project management team.

Notify the participation in a bid to the Client, if required
Analyze and interpret drawings, specifications, proposals and other documentation with a clear understanding of project details and costs
Attend pre-bid meetings and visit the job site as necessary to fully understand all logistics
Solicit and collect pricing from qualified subcontractors
Search for specified manufacturers by division
Submit Requests for Information to the client related to the bids under preparation
Manage multiple project bids concurrently with ability to multitask
Build and maintain relationships with subcontractors
Maintain files of working documents

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Posted date: 29 days ago

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