Estimator Jobs

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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GPAC - Spring, TX
Commercial Construction Estimator Long established, large and growing commercial General Contractor with exceptional financial strength seeks ESTIMATOR who wants to control their own projects and be...
1 day ago
Ngage Specialist Recruitment Limited - Tampa Palms, FL
Bachelor's Degree required - Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Building Science etc....
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New York, NY
Management Bidding Construction Estimators Scheduling...
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Jobot - Jacksonville, FL
Recommended skills Microsoft Excel Presentations Construction Management Operating Expense Reservations General Contractor...
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Complete Technical Services, Inc. - Houston, TX
-seekout structural work -developbids for structural work -perform take-offs -readand analyzestructural concrete construction drawings -create a schedule for jobs -createand maintainorganized estimate...
1 day ago
Dragados - Costa Mesa, CA
Performs quantity take-offs, pricing, and bidding of construction projects and have extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles....
1 day ago
G. Peterson Consulting Group, Inc. - Sacramento, CA
The Construction Estimator position's accountability includes, but is not limited to: Project Selection Take-offs Estimating the project from cradle to grave Bid submissions Budget preparation Project...
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GPAC - El Dorado Hills, CA
Estimator Position - Heavy Civil Construction background with emphasis in Structural Concrete Hard-bid consulting, cost estimating, pre-construction budgeting, constructability analysis, and value engineering...
1 day ago
Liberty Personnel - Millville, NJ
Mechanical construction, mechanical contracting, estimator, estimating, estimate, HVAC, Plumbing, piping, construction management, facilities, take offs, bids, change orders, Sales, Estimator, Estimating...
2 days ago
Burns McDonnell - Kansas City, MO
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement....
2 days ago
Volt Services Group - Springfield, OR
Reviewing and approving change orders. Performing other duties as required by the position....
2 days ago
Eagle River, WI
Develop bids from subcontractors on material needed to meet the project requirements, obtain quotes from the suppliers, input material bid into software, place orders with suppliers, and...
2 days ago
Anchorage, AK
We are seeking a construction estimator with a vast knowledge of building construction in both commercial and residential....
2 days ago
Michael Page - Farmington Hills, MI
Description 5+ years of experience in Construction Estimating Experience writing scopes of work in most CSI divisions Skill in Bluebeam or other take-off software expertise Fluent in MS Excel Positive...
2 days ago
Aerotek - Colorado Springs, CO
Proficient in managing commercial construction cost study and budget reconciliation process....
2 days ago

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Salary for Estimator Jobs in Ashburn, VA

This is the average annual salary for Estimator jobs in Ashburn, VA as reported by the BLS.

$96,072

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Estimator positions.

Highest Education Level

Estimators offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (23.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (16.1%)
  • Master's Degree (12.2%)
  • 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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