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Senior Estimator - Commercial Construction

Michael Page Denver, CO Full-Time
$80,000.00 - $110,000.00 / year
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Overall planning and management of estimating activities for Commercial Construction projects, including preparation, interpretation and presentation of estimates. The estimator would play a major role in Education, Healthcare, Commercial Office Projects.

Client Details

A well-established Commercial General Contractor that has a large pipeline of projects. Our firm provides construction services throughout Colorado, delivering innovative solutions to clients across every sector, in every industry. We strive to create a positive work environment that encourages outstanding performance while making room for outside interests, family time, and fun.


  • Lead in the development of detailed cost estimates at different levels of construction completion.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and completion of a project cost estimate throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Development and implementation of a holistic strategy for each project from concept to construction.
  • Responsible for determining areas for self-perform trades, material selection and areas for value engineering.
  • Direct the management of a centralized cost estimating database and a formal process to support cost estimating to ensure historical data is utilized.
  • Analyze historical cost trends to forecast a projects budget at high levels.
  • Ability to assess cost risks during a project lifecycle and communicate to responsible parties.
  • Manage and lead a team, provide feedback, mentor and develop team members to achieve their potential.
  • Assist in KPI development and achievement.
  • Provide improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.
  • Identify cost trends to assist in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.


  • Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years Commercial Construction Estimating experience
    • Education, Healthcare, Commercial Office Experience Preferred
  • Ability to read and understand specifications and drawings
  • Ability to make accurate judgments and calculations
  • Working knowledge of construction costs and principles
  • Estimating experience (quantity takeoffs, purchasing accounting; engineering design knowledge and project management experience desirable)
  • Drafting and computer skills

Job Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full benefits
  • Potential Bonus

Recommended skills

Value Engineering
Construction Management
Project Management
Construction Estimating Software
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