Estimator Jobs in Altoona, IA

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 - Des Moines, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
Job Description: Estimator to find and win projects for diverse construction projects....
2 days ago
GPAC - Des Moines, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
contents of estimate Experience on commercial projects and light industrial Attend pre-bid meetings and/or tour job sites to confirm requisite take-offs Prepare estimates by calculating complete take-off...
1 day ago
Des Moines, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
: LJFGlazingPM Job Description: glass and glazing contractor is seeking a PM / Estimator to join their team....
8 days ago
Des Moines, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
Senior Civil Estimator/PM Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 10697222 Location: Des Moines, Iowa Date Posted: 6/9/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Building Trades/Construction Job Code: JJPINEST0224 Job Description...
10 days ago
Black & Veatch - Des Moines, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
Management or related field is preferred, but not required Construction / Field Project Experience preferred....
11 days ago
Urbandale, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
Construction Estimator Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 10647418 Location: Urbandale, Iowa Date Posted: 6/1/2021 Wage: $60000 - $90000 per year + Negotiable Category: Building Trades/Construction Job Code...
17 days ago
Clive, IA (16 miles from Altoona, IA)
Estimator Commercial Construction Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 10620989 Location: Clive, Iowa Date Posted: 5/28/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Building Trades/Construction Job Code: ComEst Job Description...
22 days ago
Urbandale, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
Estimator Commercial Construction Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 10620992 Location: Urbandale, Iowa Date Posted: 5/28/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Building Trades/Construction Job Code: ComEst Job...
22 days ago
Altoona, IA
Estimator Commercial Construction Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 10620987 Location: Altoona, Iowa Date Posted: 5/28/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Building Trades/Construction Job Code: ComEst Job Description...
22 days ago
Des Moines, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
Construction Estimator Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 10605966 Location: Des Moines, Iowa Date Posted: 5/25/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Building Trades/Construction Job Code: kcest52521 Job Description...
25 days ago
R & R Realty Group - West Des Moines, IA (19 miles from Altoona, IA)
All employees are encouraged to attend Job Summary: Prepares cost estimates for construction projects to aid management in bidding on or determining price of project....
30+ days ago
Des Moines, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS : Degree in civil engineering, construction management, or equivalent. 10+ years of strong industry experience specific to heavy civil construction, or equivalent knowledge...
30+ days ago
Des Moines, IA (8 miles from Altoona, IA)
An award winning and recognized Concrete Contractor with a reputation for excellence in building is seeking an experienced Estimator to oversee diverse commercial projects from pre-construction to the...
30+ days ago
US LBM Holdings - Waukee, IA (20 miles from Altoona, IA)
Gilcrest Jewett Lumber Company, a Division of USLBM Is Seeking an experienced Estimator Associate for Our Osceola, IA Location....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Estimator Jobs in Altoona, IA

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

$78,480

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Estimator positions.

Highest Education Level

Estimators in Altoona, IA 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 Altoona, IA
  • 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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