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Location : Winter Haven
Job Type : Full Time
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Construction

Job Description :

Estimator will be responsible for compiling estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with products or services. The Estimator will do this by working out how much a project is likely to cost and create budgets accordingly. The job involves assessing material, labor and equipment required and analyzing different quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers.


  • Analyze drawings and specifications

  • Understand contractual terms and conditions

  • Assemble estimates and proposals

  • Learn to provide clear detailed quantity take offs

  • Organize sub-contractors quotations

  • Draft budgets and schedules for projects for review

  • Meet with potential clients to generate sales

  • Understand reading and interpretation of drawings and specifications

  • Experience and familiarity with construction industry

  • Clear and fluent knowledge of computers and experience working with spread sheets

  • Collaborate with project manager to develop and maintain pre-construction and construction estimates

  • Build estimates based on a practical understanding of design, constructability, logistics, sequencing and means and methods of a project

  • Estimator will be a key collaborator for new and existing subcontractor relationships for estimating, bidding and project award

  • Prepare estimate presentations, special studies, budget control reports and estimating documents for projects and client presentations

  • Understanding of market labor, and commodity conditions and impacts on construction costs

  • Conduct quantity take-offs, variance and maintain quantity controls


  • 75% of employees’ medical covered, dental and vision

  • After 1 year 1-week paid vacation and Christmas to New Year off and paid every year

  • Life insurance paid for 20k coverage

  • 401k 4% match by the employer

Required Qualifications :

Education and/or Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as an estimator

  • Strong analytic abilities

  • Working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and word processing programs

  • Understanding of construction documents

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints

  • Ability to coordinate and work independently

  • Knowledge of CAD software

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction and communicate effectively

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals to compute rate, ration, percent

Reasoning Ability:

  • Requires independent judgement and conscious thinking

Computer Skills:

  • Ability to use iPad and smartphone

  • Ability to Windows operating systems and associated software

  • Prior experience with PlanGrid preferred (but not required)


  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to work on weekends, public holidays, and at night

  • Ability to travel to wherever the job is needed

  • Ability to work for long hours in all weather conditions

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform key duties

  • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50-90 pounds personally, and up to 150 pounds with assistance

  • Maintain constant alertness to multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment

  • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions

  • Sufficient skill and visual acuity, under varying degrees of light, darkness, and weather conditions


  • Work is performed in office environment

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Alexis Echeverria
3842 S. Florida Ave. Lakeland FL 33813