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Las Vegas, NV, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The role of the Estimator is to orchestrate the completion of project estimates. This role requires a high emphasis on customer satisfaction, subcontractor participation management, quality, communication, organization, and pre-planning. This is not intended to be an all-encompassing document and may not include everything that is required of this position based on the needs of TEAM Construction.


Estimators shall demonstrate the following skills:

  • Teamwork

  • Computer Literacy

  • Organization & Efficiency

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills


Moreover, Estimators key responsibilities are as follows in the areas highlighted below:

General Pre-Construction

  • Support of Sr Estimator with established RFP goals and deadlines

  • Arrange and maintain bid alternates and value engineering options with subcontractors as they relate to overall proposal to client

  • Ability to attend job walks with clients and quickly grasp scope of work and client's needs and expectations

  • Effective navigation of company server to keep estimate files organized and accessible to other team members as needed

  • Demonstrates awareness of potential pitfalls and "grey areas" within a project to minimize company risk

  • Aptitude for proactive, problem-solving in fast-paced situations

  • Versatility to discuss constructability and site logistics with field personnel for further continued growth as an estimator

  • Demonstrates ability to consistently meet client deadlines with accurate data

  • Ability to participate and provide input in a client de-scope meeting/presentation

  • Support role on multiple projects with multiple delivery system at any given time

  • Progression toward increasing responsibility and client interaction

  • Understand benefits of historical costs and participates in database recording

  • Effective and professional oral and written communication skills

  • Efficiently use company estimating standards and templates with consistency

  • Participate in estimate review with senior estimator / company principal as required

  • Collects and organizes bid information for future reference and historical costs


RFP Process:

  • Review of RFP documents and information for relevance to certain assigned trades

  • Effective and professional company representation at site visits and pre-con meetings

  • Demonstrates ability to adapt to unforeseen circumstances

  • Construct overall schedule rough draft  in scheduling software for team review

  • Determine accurate material lead times and activity durations from discussions with subcontractors

  • Ability to identify areas of lacking design and make effective use of RFI, clarification, or allowance to owner

  • Management of addenda and RFI information as it relates to assigned trades

  • Compile subcontractor bid forms / scope outlines to streamline sub proposal

  • Compute accurate quantity take-offs for all trades activities

  • Assist/participate in operations hand-off meeting after project award

Subcontractor Trade Interaction:

  • Able to de-scope and review multiple subcontractor proposals on a construction project

  • Desire to expand knowledge of trades as experience grows

  • Ability to discuss scope of work with subcontractors and make adjustments as required during pre-con process

  • Knowledge of union versus non-union subs and their impact as it relates to each estimate

  • Provide subcontractor feedback to bidding subs as information becomes available

Conceptual Estimating:


  • General ability to structure an estimate with little or no design input

  • Establish trade take-off quantities based on little or no design input

Self-Performed Trade Estimating:

  •  Ability to analyze crew sizes and material needs for basic self-perform activities

  • Compares self-perform pricing against historical costs and productivity

  • Aware of union trade wage hour restrictions

  • Consults with internal team members for their input and expertise

Industry Knowledge / Relationships:

  • Consistent and fair interactions with the subcontracting community

  • Represents company in a respectful and professional manner to foster future opportunities with clients, subcontractors, and design professionals


Buyout / Operations Hand-off:

  •  Establish complete and accurate subcontract value for assigned trades after contract award

  • Prepares contractual exhibits for scope of work for subcontractors.

  • Aids field operations with change order pricing as needed

Software Expertise:

  • Microsoft Office

  • Planswift Takeoff

  • Company Excel Bid Templates

  • Microsoft Project

  • Bid Mail


  • Guide project engineers/interns who are assisting on estimates

About the Company


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