Construction Estimator

Sep 09 2020
ALTRES Office |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description
Construction Estimator (198344-5)

A local contractor is looking for a full-time Construction Estimator to join their team. This position will be overseeing large construction projects including but not limited to obtaining cost proposals, preparing documents/ permits/schedules, and generating budgets and performing cost analyses. In this role, you will work in close collaboration with various high-level stakeholders such as Project Managers, Board of Directors, and vendors.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years of related experience in engineering or construction, ability to read technical plans, and a valid driver's license. This position offers excellent benefits and pay!




Honolulu, Oahu


  • Review requests for estimates and understand the scope of work to bid.
  • Obtain RFQs and pricing from engineers, subcontractors, materials manufacturers, and shipping quotes.
  • Maintain the company's historical cost library.
  • Prepare budget, cost analysis, schedule of values, and proposals by calculating labor, material, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred for the project.
  • Write all subcontracts and large purchase orders (greater than $5000).
  • Collaborate with Project Coordinator to complete submittals as required for the project.
  • Coordinate mobilization of equipment and material with Managers, the Superintendent, and/or GC.
  • Track and follow up with invoices and change orders.


  • At least two years of estimator experience.
  • Knowledge of estimating software.
  • Ability to read technical project plans.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with good negotiation skills.
  • Valid driver?s license.
  • Ability to obtain security pass to federal job sites.