LXM-2553* Lead Estimator


Posted on 03/15/2019 by Management Recruiters of Spokane

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Position Details




Construction / Commercial Construction

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree

My client, one of the leading General Contractors in the nation, is searching for a Lead Estimator for their Phoenix location. This GC is a medium sized, privately owned GC that enjoys some of the advantages of a larger company while having many of the attributes of a smaller one.


In this position you will:

  • Prepare detailed estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, schematic, DD, CD, etc.) This includes determining labor, material and equipment costs for multiple disciplines.
  • Calculate complete takeoff of scope of work and solicit pricing from qualified vendors and subcontractors.
  • Actively perform pre-construction services with Clients, Owners and Engineers.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings to determine the scope of work and required contents for the estimate.
  • Lead and manage multiple bid teams/ proposals at a time.
  • Research, negotiate and prepare purchase orders and subcontracts for awarded projects, including obtaining the necessary insurance requirements.
  • Prepare internal job setup documentation.
  • Participate in pre-job meeting with project management personnel.


To qualify for this position, you must have the following background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Engineering or Architecture is required
  • Minimum of 8+ years of relevant construction estimating experience in various general commercial building markets
  • Experience leading estimates of varying sizes and delivery methods (competitive bid, conceptual, design-build, and negotiated)
  • Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles. General familiarity of unit pricing for scope of work
  • Our best Sr. Estimators have a strong attention to detail, organization skills and the ability manage multiple, competing priorities, and the passion to deliver high-quality work, often within tight deadlines
  • Must be able to confidently present proposals and lead pricing discussions
  • General working proficiency using estimating and takeoff software, such as WinEst, On-Screen Takeoff, and Microsoft programs


My client is very motivated to hire and this position will not be around for long. If interested please send a copy of your resume in Word or PDF to lance@mrspokane.com. Qualified candidates will be contacted in 24 hours.



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