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Civil-Structural-Architectural Construction Estimator

Our client has a need for a CSA Estimator. This is a contract position; however, it is not uncommon for assignments to transition into permanent positions with our clients. If you have the background we’re looking for, and you’re interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with a leading company, we want to talk with you!

Direct Hire, full time

Location: Can be remote – based out of Beaverton, OR

Pay: Dependent on experience, range is $90,000.00 - $123,000.00


The Estimator prepares cost estimates for specific disciplines and provides business support to senior staff as directed. Prepares cost estimates, completes pricing and benchmarking research and maintains project documents and files in an organized manner. This position is based out of Beaverton, OR and reports to the Technical Manager.

Job Summary:

Key responsibilities include:

• Examines blueprints and other documents and prepares detailed cost estimates. Performs accurate quantity takeoffs of available design documents.
• Work in fast paced environment with the ability to adapted to change.
• Obtains accurate and up to date pricing information from databases, contractors, suppliers, etc. to utilize in estimates.
• Works with architects and engineers to develop clear understanding of project scope during preparation of estimate. Develops relationships with members of A/E firms and project team members.
• Assists senior staff in ways to make projects more efficient. Seeks ways to improve accuracy and efficiency of tasks.
• Maintains project documents such as drawings and specifications in an organized and reasonable manner.
• Maintains project files on file server in accordance with company standards.
• Maintains and updates data library of costs.
• Prepares cost reconciliation between two or more estimates and explains variance cost drivers.
• Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
• Complexity - Work involves conventional practice but may include a variety of complex features.
• Decision-making - Most assignments are performed solitarily. Makes sound judgements on technical problems and methods. Receives approval on proposed plans for projects and general direction as to results expected or on unusual problems.
• Work direction given to others - Supervises, gives work direction to, and/or reviews the work of junior technical staff and/or others who assist in specific assignments.

Education & Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus four years relevant experience.
• A professional designation such as RICS, CCE, CCM, AIA, PE, ASPE, AACEI, CVS, AVS, LEED AP, RA, or any appraisal or real estate licensure is preferred.
• Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.
• Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

Benefits offered as a Full-Time Employee:

• Opportunity to work on projects of various sizes and levels of complexity for globally renowned clients.
• Strong team of expert, professional peers to mentor and grow with.
• Competitive salary.
• Flexible work schedules.
• Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays.
• Group Insurance.
• Retirement Savings Plan with employer match.
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
• Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a tuition reimbursement program.

Who We Are:

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If you have any questions, please email stephanieforrester@asap.us.com

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