Senior Estimator

Building and Land Technology
Oct 01, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: Building and Land Technology is currently seeking a Senior Estimator. The Senior Estimator will be responsible for preparing complete, accurate estimates and budgets for all contract types (lump sum, time and material, etc.) for mid to high-rise residential or commercial office projects in Stamford, CT.


  • Prepare detailed accurate material, labor, equipment, subcontracts, construction facilities, estimates, etc.

  • Foster relationships with subcontractors and suppliers

  • Attend on-site pre-bid/proposal conferences and site visits

  • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work and accept, review, and analyze subcontractor quotes for best value

  • Prepare project bid status reports and ensure compliance with all specifications and contract Statements of Work and Bid Invitations.

  • Present cost estimates to meet customer proposals, providing consideration for general and special conditions.

  • Prepare scope specifications and requirements, prepare and inputs project schedules, perform quantity takeoffs, prepare cost summary sheets, and input quantities into estimating software

  • Maintain an accurate, current database cost codes of accounts for historical data

  • Utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for pricing estimates


  • 4 year degree in building construction, engineering, or construction related field.

  • 7-10 years related estimating experience

  • Advanced project estimator skills that include performing value engineering calculations, being conversant in engineering nomenclature to effectively communicate with Application Engineers, Product Managers, Project Managers, Engineering and vendors

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to read, understand and organize construction plans and specifications

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work well under pressure to meet established deadlines

  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, Outlook) and database software