Estimator - Level One Needed


OVERVIEW: The Estimator prepares cost estimates and bids for all projects. This position requires conduct in keeping with the Snavely Group's culture of Quality, Commitment, and Integrity.  The responsibilities and requirements of an Estimator include the following: 

  1. Satisfy the needs and wants of the Owner / Client within the context of our relationship
  2. Improvise, overcome, and adapt to solve problems quickly
  3. Issue bid invitations, documents, and addenda
  4. Prepare general conditions budget
  5. Prepare hard bid estimates for private and public projects
  6. Prepare conceptual estimates for private and public projects
  7. Prepare take-offs for materials when necessary
  8. Prepare qualification / clarification statements for all estimates
  9. Work the Project Manager to create scopes of work and review bids
  10. Attend pre-bid meetings
  11. Manage bid RFI's
  12. Consult with industry experts and product representatives to discuss estimates and resolve issues
  13. Recommend ways to make a project more cost effective and / or profitable
  14. Prepare value engineering list
  15. Schedule and lead project turn-over meetings with the Project Manager
  16. Personal Skill / Quality Requirements


  • Effective verbal and written English language communication skills
  • Professionalism?
  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Construction education and / or background
  • Negotiation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to read and understand plans and specifications
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project, Timberline, and construction estimating software
  • The ability to follow through and complete assigned duties thoroughly and on schedule
  • Not afraid to ask questions

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