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Golden, CO

Salary: $75,000 to $90,000, BOE
Date Posted: March 21, 2018
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 292427

Job Description

PrideStaff is conducting a search for an Estimator for a growing construction company located in Golden, CO.  This is a direct hire opportunity.


The Estimator works with project teams to develop cost estimates, reviews project progress for budget compliance. The Estimator will complete a variety of estimates including:  construction projects, quantity survey/pricing/budgeting/value analysis, square foot estimates, working drawing estimates, proposal/bid or GMP estimates, systems comparisons and value engineering alternatives.

Job Duties

  • Analyze drawings and specifications ensuring required documentation
  • Develop full-scope estimates based on Bid-build, Design-Build construction documents or conceptual drawings
  • Analyze bid documents for risk and opportunities
  • Direct and organize the bid team with regards to means, methods, strategy and schedule
  • Participate in technical proposals for alternative delivery projects
  • Monitor actual versus estimated costs
  • Maintain project cost history
  • Provide detailed quantity take off of specific trades 
  • Create detailed cost estimates and review with management

Job Requirements

  • 5 - 10 years estimating or construction/field experience
  • Excellent conceptual estimating skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong math/accounting skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Assist with analysis of building components and systems
  • Experience in alternative delivery methods
  • Industry related college degree is preferred or similar technical training/experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, Timberline and On-ScreenTakeoff