Chief Estimator Commercial

Top ENR GC (Employee Owned) looking for a Chief Estimator for their Commercial Division in Seattle and the surrounding areas. Ground up and Commercial TI. Incredible opportunity for growth!

  • San Diego, CA
  • $100,000 - $250,000
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A bit about us:

commercial construction services throughout the United States, delivering innovative solutions and outstanding service to our customers for time-tested buildings and facilities. Over our 125-year history, Swinerton has earned a strong reputation as the Premier Builder in the West. As a 100% employee-owned quality contractor, we hire the best people, give them exceptional training, and provide robust opportunities for professional growth.

Why join us?

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Strong Pipeline
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Generous PTO
  • Excellent retirement options
  • Top GC
  • 100% Employee Owned

Job Details

Senior Estimator Commercial and TI Large Project Division Seattle, WA and San Diego, CA
Job Description Summary:

Overall planning and management of estimating activities for specific construction projects, including preparation, interpretation and presentation of estimates.
Job Description:

  • Able to perform all Estimator responsibilities
  • Review project plans, requirements and specifications
  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing
  • Coordinate subcontract solicitations and job walks
  • Determine labor and construction equipment costs
  • Prepare conceptual estimates
  • Meet and maintain bidding and work schedules
  • Submit requisitions for purchase of materials
  • Compare competitive trade bids
  • Review preliminary quotes and pre-bid estimates with Project Manager
  • Secure all bid documents (bid forms and quote letters)
  • Prepare subcontractor bid list and submit drawings to subcontractors
  • Participate in bid compilation on bid day
  • Assist jobsite staff with estimates after bid award
  • Perform post-bid buyouts (if applicable)
  • Maintain good relationship with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Supervise and train estimating staff (if applicable)
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned

  • Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years Estimating experience
  • Ability to read and understand specifications and drawings
  • Ability to make accurate judgments and calculations
  • Working knowledge of construction costs and principles
  • Estimating experience (quantity takeoffs, purchasing accounting; engineering design knowledge and project management experience desirable)
  • Drafting and computer skills

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San Diego, CA
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$100,000 - $250,000