Project Estimator


Job Description:

  • Review plans and specifications for overall project understanding to identify risk in difficult work, operation, sequencing, project restrictions and time constraints
  • Establish work scopes for subcontractors, defining major and priority subs
  • Complete and review pricing and take-offs prior to pre-bids
  • Monitor coverage and solicit new subcontractors to bid projects we are estimating
  • Assemble thorough and accurate General Condition costs
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, as feasible, to determine scope of work and required estimate content
  • Demonstrate competency, accuracy, and organization during bids
  • Correspond with architects and engineers during estimate preparation
  • Assist in buyout process
  • Provide estimating support to other company divisions, as required
  • Improve existing subcontractor relationships with open communication to ensure accuracy with estimates
  • Stay apprised of current bid market conditions
  • Understand competitors’ strengths and weaknesses and strategize using this knowledge
  • Maintaining confidentiality is mandatory


Job Requirements:


  • General knowledge of estimating principles and policies
  • Ability to prepare estimates with minimal supervision
  • Strong familiarity with project schedules and durations for all types of facilities
  • Able to estimate all types of projects and contracts (hard bid, negotiated, and paper napkin bid), plus able to coordinate and supervise group work effort
  • Familiar with conceptual and schematic estimating
  • Four-year construction-related degree or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience.

Position Details

Location: Greeley, CO

Contact: Human Resources