• Residential Construction Estimator

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  • Damskov Construction
  • Bellevue, Washington

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Job Description

Established in 2012, Damskov Construction is an innovative, full-service residential contractor offering its clients a unique opportunity to experience building and remodeling at its finest. From building new custom homes, complex additions, or custom remodels, Damskov staff ensures every project is handled with extreme care, taking great pride in their work and ensuring no detail is overlooked. The most important asset in its service commitment to clients, Damskov staff works in a team environment where digital technology is embraced, learning is supported and encouraged, and serving well is paramount.

Damskov Construction is looking to add a detail-oriented residential construction project estimator to our growing team.

Position: Estimator 

The Project Estimator will advise on the foreseeable cost of each of our high-end custom residential projects. To this end, the project estimator should obtain all relevant project specifications, determine the most appropriate building materials, and secure favorable prices on all resources. You should also inspect trends in construction to determine whether your estimates are both reasonable and competitive.

To ensure success as a project estimator, you should be able to translate project requirements into concrete figures with ease. A top-notch project estimator will adhere to financial constraints without compromising on Damskov Construction standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collecting all pertinent documents including project plans, technical drawings, and project specifications.
  • Studying documentation, meeting with clients, and inspecting the construction site to fully understand what work is required.
  • Deciding on the most appropriate human and material resources for each project.
  • Obtaining multiple quotes for each of these and then selecting the most suitable offers.
  • Negotiating with trade partners to secure the best prices.
  • Outlining the work plan to gauge how much time will be needed to complete each project.
  • Performing risk assessments to account for potential deviations from the project plan.
  • Drafting proposals that detail materials, costs, and time frames for the project.
  • Meeting with clients to discuss their thoughts and concerns about our project plans and cost estimates.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Qualification in project management is highly advantageous.
  • Demonstrable experience as a construction estimator.
  • Ability to forecast the cost of high-ticket-involved building projects.
  • Knowledge of relevant technical and non-technical documents.
  • Exceptional quantitative skills.
  • Outstanding research and proposal writing skills.
  • Ability to negotiate with seasoned sales personnel.
  • Dependable, conscientious, and well-spoken.

Damskov Construction Offers:

  • Full-time position (40 hrs/week) 
  • Competitive hourly wage/salary ***dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays (7)
  • Medical / health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Work vehichle or/ fuel stipend 
  • Company cell phone
  • Company laptop / tablet
  • Team-oriented work environment

The team at Damskov Construction is proud of the work we have built together, and we hope you will continue forward on that path with us. We look forward to hearing from you. 


Salary $60,000 to $90,000


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Vacation leave
  • Sick leave
  • Holiday pay
Damskov Construction
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Job ID: 356158721