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Responsible for gauging the cost and time a project will require. Estimators may travel to worksites, read blueprints and technical documents, collaborate with engineers and other high-level personnel, or consult construction experts in order to gather data regarding materials, labor, and time needed to complete the project. They analyze this information to calculate reasonable cost-effective budgets and probable project timelines. Strong computer skills are important, as most estimates are determined using programs.

Estimators produce output for several purposes. Some focus on specific parts of a larger project, such as the time needed for a particular phase or cost of plumbing. Others compile these focused assessments into general estimates for the entire project. Still others might coordinate with sales teams to use their calculations to plan and deliver bids to clients.

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Powerex-Iwata Air Technology - Harrison, OH
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Medical Gas Project Take-offs and Quoting o Perform med gas project take-offs using facility drawings and equipment schedules/specifications o Develop complete medical gas systems...
2 days ago
GPAC - Marietta, GA
Submit proposals to customers, finalize pricing and complete internal setups promptly....
3 days ago
White Plains, NY
Job Description Job Description Seeking a Senior Estimator with recent commercial construction project experience for all trades including from dirt to final completion....
2 days ago
Denver, CO
Get similar jobs sent to your email Save Job Details JOB DESCRIPTION Estimator (Excavating Experience Needed) A progressive and growing heavy civil construction client of ours is seeking a strong Estimator...
2 days ago
Life Chiropractic College West - Hayward, CA
documents Mechanical Estimator will file and organise the above documents Mechanical Estimator to have the ability to understand BOQs and Drawings for take off Mechanical Estimator will benefit from...
2 days ago
Berg Group - Phoenix, AZ
Management or similar * 3-5 years of related experience in commercial construction * Base knowledge of document editing software i.e....
2 days ago
GPAC - Long Branch, NJ
Job Description: Job Description Gpac, in partnership with a leading mechanical contractor, is seeking an HVAC Estimator....
2 days ago
Michael Page - Chicago, IL
conceptual estimating Ground up project knowledge and experience Job Offer What is on offer for the successful Estimator: Comprehensive compensation package Full health insurance package, plus PTO,...
2 days ago
Jobot - Cleveland, OH
Salary: $75,000 - $110,000 A bit about us: With 30+ years of expertise and locations all over the East Coast, we are a large construction management firm ranked in ENR's Top 100....
2 days ago
Jobot - Raleigh, NC
Salary: $75,000 - $110,000 A bit about us: With 30+ years of expertise and locations all over the East Coast, we are a large construction management firm ranked in ENR's Top 100....
2 days ago
GPAC - Sheridan, WY
We recently partnered with one of the TOP roofing companies in the country that is looking for an Estimator with an extensive Commercial Roofing background....
2 days ago
GPAC - Sarasota, FL
: Construction management degree On-Center software proficiency 2+ years of proven and specific experience in drywall/metal stud framing Must have the ability to utilize firm technology to enhance client...
2 days ago
GPAC - Kirkland, WA
An award winning and recognized Concrete Contractor with a reputation for excellence in building is seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to oversee diverse commercial projects from pre-construction...
2 days ago
GPAC - Seattle, WA
Job Description: Project Manager/Estimator A progressive and growing heavy civil construction client of ours is seeking a strong Project Manager/Estimator in their territory with tremendous potential...
2 days ago
Raba-Kistner Consultants, Inc. - Houston, TX
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Employee shall have the following minimum duties and responsibilities: Prepares detailed material take-offs and quantity estimates for proposals....
1 day ago

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Salary for Estimator Jobs Nationwide

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Estimator positions.

Highest Education Level

Estimators offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.3%)
  • High School or GED (24.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (16.2%)
  • Master's Degree (12.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Some College (2.3%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Estimators
  • 1-2 years (22.7%)
  • 10+ years (18.2%)
  • None (18.2%)
  • 4-6 years (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (9.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.1%)
  • 6-8 years (4.5%)
  • 8-10 years (4.5%)

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