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Estimator - MK Concrete

Job Description

Essential Duties:

  • Analyze and compile data for labor, materials, special machinery requirements, and location;
  • Review preliminary drawings and specifications;
  • Determine quantity of materials and labor;
  • Prepare project cost summaries (e.g., costs of materials, equipment, labor, subcontracts, taxes, insurance, overhead, markup, and any other costs affecting the project);
  • Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid;
  • Executes take-offs of construction documents;
  • Obtains pricing for materials;
  • Obtains bids from subcontractors;
  • Prepare estimates (cost plans, cost strategies, change order reviews);
  • Negotiate with contractors and meet with clients to review status of work;
  • Review/convert data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports into estimates;
  • Attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient with industry practices, processes, and standards; knowledge of applicable building codes
  • Able to read, interpret, prepare and work from plans, drawings and sketches
  • Knowledgeable in current industry estimating software
  • Communication and organization skills


  • BA/BS in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field with minimum of 5 years of industry experience.
  • Strong knowledge of standard construction practices and processes, construction materials, and related applications
  • Experience with estimating software