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Commercial Construction Estimator - Estimator

Job in Austin - Travis County - TX Texas - USA
Company: Confidential Company
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-17
Job specializations:
  • Construction
    Building, Construction Labor, Construction Manager, Estimator
  • Skilled Labor/Trades
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

Our client is a seeking an experienced, professional, and top tier Estimator for their Austin / San Antonio region. You would be officing in Austin, TX with some travel within the region for various projects ( on a rare and limited occasion) . The successful candidate would maintain existing client relations and develop new relationships with clients, engineers, architects, and subcontractors. Estimator must be persuasive and effective during project interviews and able to work well within a team-centered culture. Candidate would have a solid understanding and successful proven experience, estimating for GENERAL CONSTRUCTION - Ground up Commercial projects.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of working on projects in the the $7M and up range ( 10-$15M ideal) , ground up construction in retail, office, healthcare, educational or industrial sectors ideal
  • Ability to create and analyze value management options
  • Management of multiple individual projects from concept through the bidding, design and subcontract bidding phases of these projects
  • Ability to work in high pressure situation such as bid day
  • Analyze and measure “risk” between subcontractors
  • Ability to analyze and determine approach for various project delivery types (LS, Cost Plus, GMP)
  • Review bid documents and perform quantity take-offs
  • Strong communication skills with ability to interact and communicate effectively
  • Strong follow-up skills on RFIs to the architect
  • Thoroughness and quality of deliverable presented to clients
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the technical skills for accurate and detailed estimates


  • SmartBid
  • Timberline (preferred)
  • OST
  • MS Office


  • Order, review and distribute bid documents and perform quantity take-offs
  • Preparing conceptual estimates from limited information and participate in project reviews
  • Work closely with project manager and superintendent regarding schedule and special construction considerations
  • Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by the competency checklist
  • Adheres to company policies, procedures, all safety plans, and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations


Degrees in the field of Finance, Construction Science or Engineering are preferred, however not required

Company Description

The Company

Building Team Solutions Inc is a boutique styled and highly niche focused RECRUITMENT AND PLACEMENT FIRM . Matching people to their dream job is what we love to do. We are extremely niche focused and highly leveraged with contacts; connections and clients in the Construction (Commercial Construction); Industrial and Facilities (Maintenance & Project Mgmt.) markets. Building Team Solutions Inc (BTS) –currently has two offices in Texas (Austin, Texas and Plano, Texas) but with our database and extremely experienced Recruiting team, we staff and place people throughout the US. . If your reading this ad then you know, some of the BEST positions are the BEST KEPT secret, Let us introduce you to our client and see if this is the right FIT FOR YOU ! You have NOTHING to loose by contacting us and EVERYTHING to gain ! Let us help you find your next new home! Lets build your career and legacy together!

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Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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