Title: Construction Senior Estimator (Fort Myers, FL)

The company of hire believes that high-achieving employees build the foundation necessary for excellence in business. It is with this belief that they are continuously seeking the best qualified and most talented employees to become part of their team. This company offers advancement opportunities along with an excellent salary and benefits package that includes, medical, dental, vision, ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) and 401(k). Qualified candidates will be required to submit to a background screening upon acceptance of an offer.

This Senior Estimator will be working heavily on multi-family projects as well as commercial projects of $50M and above. 

Senior Estimator Responsibilities:

  • Receive and review client RFP’s.
  • Prepare bid documents and subcontractor ITBs.
  • Review and scope drawings, specifications and project manuals.
  • Prepare detailed and job-specific scopes of work.
  • Procure, scope and file subcontractor proposals.
  • Provide value engineering.
  • Prepare project estimates and budgets.
  • Prepare project schedules.
  • Subcontractor Buy-Out and contract negotiation.
  • Attend and document project site visits and walk-throughs.
  • Assist the project management team as it relates to pricing changes, owner/subcontractor change orders and scope concerns.

Senior Estimator Requirements:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience estimating commercial and residential construction projects to include new/ground up construction, interior renovation/tenant improvement and fit-out projects up to $10 million.
  • Must be experienced in quantity take-offs.
  • Must have the ability to read drawings and interpret specifications.
  • Prior experience with multiple bid styles (Lump Sum, Competitive Bid, Cost Plus and Negotiated/GMP) is desirable.
  • Computer skills required – Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook), PlanSwift.
  • Knowledge of the Florida market is preferred, but not required.
  • Bi-lingual is preferred, but not required.
  • BCCE/Construction management preferred, but not required.