Construction Estimator

Houston, TX (On-Site)
Full Time

The Construction Estimator is responsible for developing cost estimates for construction as required by clients’ documents under direct supervision.


  • Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid.
  • Executes electronic quantity take-offs of construction documents.
  • Inputs take-offs into an estimate spreadsheet.
  • Manages subcontractor database and contact information.
  • Obtains cost proposals from subcontractors.
  • Prepares cost analysis in computer by outlining material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items and organizing them on company server.
  • Where predetermined standard(s) are not available, makes an estimate.
  • Informs the immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or computer database.
  • Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.
  • Attends departmental meetings as required.
  • Photocopies documents and plans.
  • Analyzes architectural blueprints.
  • Able to download, organize and distribute contract drawings and documents.
  • May visit field of active projects.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, Business, or Financing is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Procore or other estimating software.