Estimator Jobs in La Mesa, 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.

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Kitchell Corporation - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
Description Employeed-owned Kitchell is seeking an experienced Senior Project Estimator in San Diego, CA to provide and lead high quality pre-construction services for our growing region....
1 day ago
Bergelectric Corp. - Escondido, CA (22 miles from La Mesa, CA)
May perform job walks to ensure that any field conditions have been observed that may affect the construction, may impact the prospective bid, and/or may impact the pre-construction designs and the...
1 day ago
Spring Valley, CA (1 mile from La Mesa, CA)
Responsibilities: Plan take off and blueprint reading Attend pre-bid meetings & job walks Explain products and services to customers Maintain new and existing accounts Produce competitive proposals/...
2 days ago
GPAC - National City, CA (8 miles from La Mesa, CA)
Estimator A progressive and growing marine construction client of ours is seeking an experienced Estimator in their territory with tremendous potential....
13 hours ago
GPAC - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
Estimator Qualifications: Estimator with commercial glass experience Prepare a complete quantity take-off of the project Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings Experience using...
9 hours ago
General Atomics - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely...
2 days ago
San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
Growing, reputable, established General contractor, is looking for the following position: Lead Estimator -Construction experience necessary, "Can Do" attitude and great computer skills - Minimum 10...
3 days ago
San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
construction practices Knowledge of the National Electrical Codes Apply directly or submit your resume and project list to Sandy Josko at ..., or call/text .......
7 days ago
La Mesa, CA
: Our client is a top heavy civil contractor that has a critical need for a Sr Estimator to join their growing team....
10 days ago
Jackson Design Remodeling - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
Perform quantity take-offs and aid in change order pricing....
10 days ago
San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
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10 days ago
Penhall Company Inc. - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
establishing and maintaining effective contact with potential buyers of construction services Notify management of bid opportunities and approximate timing for company proposal and bid opportunity & submittals...
10 days ago
San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
Estimate cost of change orders Compose estimates inclusive to labor man-hours, material and subcontractor requirements based on specifications, complex schematic drawings and related data for various...
11 days ago
Balfour Beatty Construction - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
Degree 7 years of pre-construction and/or operations experience on commercial construction projects 2 years direct supervisory experience Knowledgeable in some or all of the following: civil/site construction...
13 days ago
San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Mesa, CA)
pre-construction to the finished structure, interfacing with both customers and construction professionals....
13 days ago

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Salary for Estimator Jobs in La Mesa, CA

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Highest Education Level

Estimators in La Mesa, CA 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 in La Mesa, 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%)

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