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[Estimator] Concrete Estimator - 100K-180K **NO DIEM, NOT CONTRACT, MUST BE WILLING TO LIVE IN BAY AREA **

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We are actively seeking Estimators/Sr. Estimators to join our clientís concrete estimation team to effectively and accurately prepare cost estimates for their ever-growing list of projects and new opportunities to bid.

The ideal candidate thrives working in the concrete/building materials industry and has a proven track record of successfully collaborating with operations and project managers to develop preliminary timelines to determine and prepare accurate estimates to successfully win bids.

This is a dynamic opportunity for a hungry, humble, and hands-on individual to join a long standing and reputable company that knows how to take care of its people and continues to build and grow its business!

Summary of Responsibilities:

Prepare plans, specifications, soil reports, historical bid files, and historical job cost information necessary to perform a detailed estimate
Coordinate needed quantity takeoff
Analyze job site conditions for hazards and create bids to allow for the implementation of best practices that ensure safety and compliance for everyone on the job
Coordinate and mentor the assigned PE to ensure takeoff is performed effectively
Analyze project information and determine/write RFI as needed
Prepare a synopsis of relevant or unusual requirements; determine construction method, staff and equipment required while providing coordination for team on the specific project at hand
Gather material quotes from sub-contractors as needed and maintain accurate documentation in accordance with specifications
Develop a preliminary schedule to determine the length of time necessary for pricing of general conditions
Prepare detailed estimates, and assemble information for each bid into organized bid packages/files
Review estimates with the assigned reviewer to ensure there is adequate time before bid deadline
Coordinate with Project Manager, travel to job sites as needed to review progress related to actual construction estimate
Post bid, schedule, and review with the operations team
Work with the operations team to develop the scope of work to be reviewed with the subcontractors and participate in subcontractor scope review meetings
Assist operations team with change order pricing as needed and attend project close-out meetings with the Project Manager


5 - 10 + years of concrete estimating experience
Bachelorís degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, or a related field
Strong confidence with basic business math and the ability to create/understand budgets, and timelines, as well as necessary for calculating skills for volume, area, and tonnage
Self-motivated, strong organization / time-management skills with the ability to create and follow a schedule while juggling multiple projects
Must have a solutions-oriented mentality, analytical skills, and reading comprehension
Ability to deal with both standardized and non-standard situations with many variables
Excellent leadership skills and ability to communicate and collaborate with a wide variety of people at all levels
Technically savvy and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite
Outstanding benefits package includes: 100% Health care for EE & Family, Vision, Dental, Hearing, 401K plus match, 10 holidays, 3 weeks of PTO, Company Stock (ESOP), Paid Sabbatical, Auto Allowance, Bonus program and a retirement plan that is THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY!

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