Calhoun Construction Services-ESTIMATOR


Job Title:




Reports to:

Sr. Estimator



Exempt/ Non-exempt:

Exempt / Administrative Employee



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects is required
  • Review, create, submit quality estimates with detailed proposals
  • Prepare high level quantity and manpower take-offs
  • Prospect and procure new opportunities for bid
  • Comprehensively analyze plans, specifications, proposals and additional documentation to prepare bid estimates for projects
  • Attend site visits, pre-bid meetings, jobsite walk-throughs, bids, and coordination meetings
  • Must maintain an extremely professional working relationship with clients, subcontractors, and peers
  • Other duties as assigned





  • Desire and determination to succeed
  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and years of experience
  • The ability to proficiently provide estimates & estimating services
  • Experience with conceptual and schematic design budgeting
  • Computer skills to include proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook; knowledge of On-Screen Takeoff preferred
  • Knowledge of construction processes and terminology
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Excellent math skills
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Ability to fully understand plans and specifications
  • Excellent communication skills; both internal and external
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team work environment
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a commercial construction estimator


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