Construction Project Estimator

Construction Project Estimator


This position is responsible for comprehensive preconstruction services at the Schematic, Design Development and GMP phases of design.

Job Summary: 

TANDEM CONSTRUCTION IS HIRING! We are actively interviewing for a new Construction Estimator. The position offers great benefits including health insurance, a 401K Program, and profit sharing. This role will be an active contributor to Tandem’s Preconstruction Department. The Construction Estimator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Compile subcontractor and supplier bid lists for concurrent projects
  • Develop rapport with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Communicate with subcontractors regarding scope of work and value engineering alternatives
  • Review bid documents and develop scope of work for each discipline
  • Create bid tabulation sheets for subcontractor bid comparison
  • Perform digital takeoffs using on-screen takeoff software
  • Qualify subcontractor and supplier proposals to ensure in accordance to plans and specifications
  • Assist in developing estimates from conceptual, schematic, design development and final bid construction documents
  • Collaborate with design team in regards to details and product specifications
  • Prepare qualifications to accompany each level of estimate
  • Review projects with Company Principals in regards to subcontractor selection and final estimate preparation
  • Prepare all exhibits to accompany Owner contract
  • Assist in developing internal project database
  • Assist in developing customized data for estimating software
  • Attend local industry related networking events
  • Assist in preparing bid packages for state and/or local government projects

the following represents PREFERRED criteria to apply for this position:

  • 3+ Years of Experience in Commercial Construction Estimating in the fields of: Higher Education, Sports & Recreation, Government, Multi-Family, Commercial Office Construction, K-12 and Hotel Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or a related field
  • Understanding of Plans and Specifications
  • Detail oriented and ability to work within critical deadlines
  • Experience with Construction Management Software:
  • Estimating –MC2 or Equal, Planswift or Equal
  • Scheduling-Primavera, Microsoft Project or Equal
  • Invitation to Bid-Pipeline or Equal

Software Used: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Plan Swift, ICE, SAGE PM and Accounting Modules, Autodesk Navisworks, Bluebeam, PlanGrid, and others.

Job Location: 
Sarasota, FL

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