Estimator Jobs in Harlingen, TX

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 - Brownsville, TX (20 miles from Harlingen, TX)
Job Description: 5+ years of marine construction experience PE certification preferred Degree in civil or construction-related engineering preferred not required Ability to read blueprints,...
11 days ago
San Benito, TX (10 miles from Harlingen, TX)
Prepare take-off quantities. Provide value engineering ideas to clients. Review take-off quantities generated by Junior Estimators....
29 days ago
Facility Solutions Incorporated - Harlingen, TX
combination or education and experience MUST be able to pass drug and background screen Experience workingin ACCUBID preferred Must work at an intermediate level of Microsoft Word and Excel Proficient in take-off...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Harlingen, TX

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Salary for Estimator Jobs in Harlingen, TX

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

$69,816

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Highest Education Level

Estimators in Harlingen, TX 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 Harlingen, TX
  • 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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