Estimator Jobs in San Jose, 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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San Jose, CA
Review construction plans and specifications to complete quantitative take-offs and support estimators Communicate with subcontractor base regarding project scope, schedule, risks, etc....
2 days ago
Avidex Industries - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
and risks to develop a bid response that will allow the job to run smoothly through successful design, planning, execution, commissioning, and closure.Daily tasks may include:Directing bid reviews, take-offs...
2 days ago
TD Garden - Newark, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
voltage estimates systems; Take an active part in preparing quantity take-offs of electrical systems Prepare detailed estimates including assigning material and labor values to take-offs Acquire vendor...
1 day ago
Granite Construction - Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
Review "take-off" quantities to ensure accuracy of data used in estimates. Utilize existing cost history as a check to complete estimate....
2 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (20 miles from San Jose, CA)
pricing, and bidding of projects....
1 day ago
Sunnyvale, CA (7 miles from San Jose, CA)
Management or Civil Engineering 12+ years Estimating/Construction Management Knowledge of General Engineering estimating, including Grading and Paving....
2 days ago
San Jose, CA
pricing, and bidding of projects....
1 day ago
Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
pricing, and bidding of projects....
1 day ago
Allied Construction Services - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
Produce monthly progress billings and /or change orders. Manage bid pricing from all vendors. Prepare cost analysis....
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1 day ago Allied Construction Services
Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
and submitting bids Performing Take-Offs and interpreting plans Proactively meeting with new and potential customers to generate leads Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental...
12 hours ago
GPAC - Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
Orchestrate pre-construction duties and meeting with owners, clients and engineers Serve as company interface between owner & architect Responsible for developing leadership, motivation, and communication...
3 days ago
San Jose, 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...
3 days ago
San Jose, CA
Code: LJFGlazingPM Job Description: glass and glazing contractor is seeking a PM / Estimator to join their team....
4 days ago
Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, 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 .......
4 days ago
Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
Duties: Train, supervises, and assigns responsibilities for estimators on each project Visit job sites and proposal sites as required to perform estimates and gather cost data Prepare take-offs as necessary...
5 days ago

Demographic Data for San Jose, CA

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Salary for Estimator Jobs in San Jose, CA

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


Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Estimators in San Jose, 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 (12.4%)
  • 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 San Jose, 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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