Commercial Estimator

We are currently seeking an experienced Estimator in Coppell, TX. Commercial experience is required, and a positive, innovative teamwork attitude is a must. Only qualified candidates in the commercial construction industry will be considered.

Established in 1977, our client has continued to bring successful services to our clients in the automotive, aviation, warehouse/distribution, manufacturing, trucking/transportation, and service and maintenance industries. By specializing in these niche areas of design, bid and construction, we are better able to understand our clients’ needs and operational goals.


  • 7+ in the construction industry as an estimator
  • Worked with freight, trucking, and car dealership construction.
  • Proficiency in computer skills

Key Result Areas and Accountabilities:

  • Pre-estimating
  • Verify the accuracy and completeness of bid documents received from the owner
  • Distribute bid documents to subcontractors
  • Respond to subcontractor inquiries
  • Select and engage subcontractors
  • Maintain drawing logs throughout the estimating process


  • Perform or delegate quantity takeoffs/surveys as required
  • Set up and develop the project estimate and detailed scopes of work for each trade
  • Input and price quantity takeoffs/surveys as required
  • Stay updated on current construction practices, unit costs, and trends
  • Attend pre-bid meetings, city meetings, and client meetings as needed
  • Conduct preliminary site investigations as required
  • Thoroughly review all plans and specifications for bid projects early in the bid process
  • Secure Bid Bonds as necessary
  • Manage bid day activities, including the delivery of proposals, screening, and selection of vendor quotes
  • Offer value engineering proposals
  • Prepare bid qualifications as required
  • Solicit bids and value engineering proposals from subcontractors and suppliers


  • High school diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • $100,000 (negotiable based on candidate experience)
  • Top of industry salary/benefits package and performance-based incentive/bonus program.