Estimator - Self-Perform Concrete

(#9816) - Nevada
Industry: Commercial Concrete & Tilt-Up

We're searching for an Estimator with self-perform concrete experience.


Our client, a large Commercial General Contractor, is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Estimator to join their team. The ideal candidate has 5 years of experience as an Estimator in commercial construction – with projects over $5 million. Candidates must be innovative and able to lead an estimate for client bids, using creative and innovative methods to out-plan the competition. Computer proficiency is required, including Microsoft Office Suite, Timberline, and OST.


  • Reads and outlines project specifications.
  • Discusses and establishes bid strategies, concerns, and advantages.
  • Defines major or priority subcontractors.
  • Directs, plans, & coordinates vendor/subcontractor pricing/bid solicitation.
  • Establishes, writes, and reviews work scopes for subcontractors.
  • Conducts pre-bid meetings with Operations personnel and Subcontractors as needed.
  • Helps operations staff on project logistics, staging, phasing plans, and coordination.
  • Sets up Bid Day Summaries and General Requirements.
  • Sets up bid spreadsheets or conceptual spreadsheets to complete a bid.
  • Accurately perform take-offs.
  • Prices items of both self-performed and subcontracted work on a unit priced basis.
  • Uses Subcontractor and Field Production Data to establish database pricing.
  • Improves existing subcontractor relationships and gets to know the subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Monitors coverage with the plan coordinators and solicits new subcontractors to bid.
  • Reviews and executes bid forms, bid bonds, etc., on bid projects.
  • Reviews estimates for accuracy, constructability, and risks.
  • Relies on judgment and experience to plan and establish deadlines.
  • Helps the Estimating Department as needed to facilitate teamwork.


  • At least five (5) years of experience as an Estimator in commercial construction.
  • Experience with projects over $5 Million.
  • Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, procedures, technology, and programs within the construction field.
  • Must be able to lead an estimate and take full charge of each bid.
  • Must be able to use strategic and innovative methods to obtain sub coverage for bids, especially in new geographic areas.
  • Experience with self-performance of concrete and carpentry highly desired.
  • Must display a certain degree of creativity and innovation to out-plan the competition.
  • Must be able to schedule and be proficient in Timberline, OST, and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Must display a strategic approach to winning with creative planning and development experience.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere through the bidding process.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain subcontractor relationships.


  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
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