Sr. Estimator/Manager

  • Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Leading national general contracting and construction management corporation.

Job Description

In this role you will work collaboratively and create relationships with a variety of stakeholders, such as project team members, subcontractors, vendors and clients.

  • Provides training and mentorship to others.
  • Prepares complex cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals for multiple projects.
  • Prepares material and other costs summary for quotes from vendors.
  • Tracks value creation items from development through inclusion and documents in project documentation.
  • Develops and manages scopes of work for all trades, including responsibility matrix, distribution of plans and specifications, and pricing, bid solicitation and coordination for vendors and subcontractors.
  • Utilizes knowledge of the project schedule and logistics in project estimates.
  • Collaborates with operations to provide constructability and coordination reviews of project documents.
  • Provides professional and comprehensive deliverables at the completion of each major estimate.
  • Improves project profitability opportunities by applying thorough understanding of insurance structures, fees and rates.
  • Completes review and execution of bid forms, bid bonds, etc. on bid projects including general requirements.  Participates in and summarizes bid day activities.
  • Applies knowledge of project schedule to preconstruction efforts.
  • Applies knowledge of subcontractor market and how to prequalify subcontractors.
  • Provides system analysis of building components and MEP systems and assists operations staff on project logistics, staging, phasing plans and coordination.
  • Reviews financial risk to the company and ensures fee enhancements are within estimates, including contract risk. Partners with operations to assess and mitigate risk.
  • Develops and maintains client and subcontractor relationships.
  • Presents and sells estimates and proposals and participates in project procurement presentations.
  • Coordinates feasibility studies on life-cycle costs of building systems.
  • Leads efforts to assemble, analyze and store project cost history.


  • 5+ years estimating experience required. Experience must include light industrial/manufacturing in commercial construction estimating.
  • 8+ years construction experienced (preferred).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction management or related field.
  • Advanced knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work.
  • Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management.
  • Knowledge of field operations through project support.
  • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
  • Knowledge of self-perform and labor productivity.
  • Knowledge of MBE (minority business enterprise), WBE (women’s business enterprise), and SBA (small business administration) regulations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office with emphasis on strong Excel skills.
  • Proficiency in required construction technology.
  • Advanced proficiency in construction estimating software.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Advanced ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to prepare quantity surveys.
  • Ability to develop General Requirement estimates.
  • Ability to develop proficiency in Lens, Revit and/or ASE software.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.
  • Occasional business travel.
  • Must have the unrestricted right to work for any employer in the USA.

Additional Information

Competitive benefits and salary package. Relocation assistance is available for the selected candidate.