Estimator Jobs in El Cajon, CA

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.

Search Estimator Jobs

1-15 of 84 Jobs
GPAC - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Job Description: JOB DESCRIPTION Estimator- Commercial Electrical A growing electrical contractor is looking to add a Estimator to their team....
1 day ago
GFA International - Chula Vista, CA (15 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Viewing new construction and renovation project drawings and specifications Providing take-offs Developing pricing proposals Providing materials testing quantities for the company's Business Development...
21 hours ago
IES Communications - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Provide accurate takeoffs and cost estimate per Company's recommended solutions book and technical support personnel....
18 hours ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Monitor progress, requisition change orders and identify any potential risks. - Maintain relationships with sub-contractors and clients. - Insure site personnel are provided with proper documentation...
1 day ago
San Diego Unified School District - San Diego, CA (17 miles from El Cajon, CA)
construction trades including carpentry, painting, roofing, electrical, plumbing, heating, and grounds....
1 day ago
GPAC - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Job Description: glass and glazing contractor is seeking a PM / Estimator to join their team. This company works on diverse commercial glass projects anywhere from $25K-$5M range....
1 day ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Management or related field 7+ years Estimating/Construction Management Knowledge of General Engineering estimating, including Grading and Paving....
4 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Prepare quantity take-offs and pricing for Concrete, Rebar, and CMU. Submit timely questions for clarification during the bid process. Attend pre-bid meetings....
4 days ago
Goliath Construction Consulting - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Participates in pre-bid, post-bid, and project take-off meetings. Periodically attends project status meetings and site visits....
5 days ago
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
The estimator will perform quantity take-offs, pricing, scoping and bidding of industrial-scale construction projects....
6 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Mechanical Estimator GPAC San Diego, CA Full Time Create Job Alert....
7 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Completes all required paperwork for bids or proposals (such as bid forms, bonding requirements, etc.). 4 year degree Construction Management, Civil Engineering or equivalent 8-10 years construction...
7 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Prepare change orders for existing projects in a timely manner Create and prepare proposals Review and analyze Cost of Repairs by others for correct scope of work and cost Know Xactimate and real-time...
7 days ago
Flatiron - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field required. 5+ years experience in construction industry, estimating or cost control preferred. 5+ years of field experience...
Direct Apply

8 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Growing plumbing company is looking for an entry plumbing estimator to help with take offs and estimating. If you are interested please send your resume and contact information....
8 days ago

Demographic Data for El Cajon, CA

Moving to El Cajon, CA? Find some basic demographic data about El Cajon, CA below.


165,433
3,665
Medium/Lg

Estimator Online Courses and Training Opportunities

How to become a Project Estimator for a Painting Company
Learn the basic concepts, tools, and functions that you will need to run a painting business from the Project Estimatingside of things.Build a strong foundation in Project...

Battery State-of-Charge (SOC) Estimation
This course can also be taken for academic credit as ECEA 5732, part of CU Boulder's Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree. In this course, you will learn how to implement different...

Generalized Linear Models and Nonparametric Regression
In the final course of the statistical modeling for data science program, learners will study a broad set of more advanced statistical modeling tools. Such tools will include generalized linear...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Salary for Estimator Jobs in El Cajon, CA

This is the average annual salary for Estimator jobs in El Cajon, CA as reported by the BLS.

$87,180

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Estimator positions.

Highest Education Level

Estimators in El Cajon, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.8%)
  • High School or GED (23.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (16.0%)
  • Master's Degree (12.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.6%)
  • Some College (2.3%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Estimators in El Cajon, CA
  • 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%)

Estimator Related Career Advice Articles

Resume Writing for Project Managers and Superintendents

Is your resume up to code? Find out with these resume writing tips for construction project managers and superintendents.