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Estimator in Shakopee, MN at GPAC

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

One of the regions top builders, is looking for a progressive, experienced and client-focused Estimator with talent, initiative and drive to join their team and have a critical role their growing organization. As a leader in the building industry, my client hires only the best of the best and provides them with outstanding opportunities for professional growth in a supportive team-oriented environment. They pride themselves on retaining their people and winning projects that challenge each member to their full potential. This is a well established firm that has maintained a commitment to success and increased the adoption of sustainable construction practices throughout the industry.

Seize the opportunity to be groomed for a leadership position in a short amount of time!


  • Oversee and review project plans, requirements and specifications
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to coordinate a team to develop a large multi disciplinary estimate
  • Determine labor and equipment costs
  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing
  • Understand project logistics and project schedule
  • Understand all bid documents and assess project risks
  • Review quotes and estimates with the project team
  • Prepare estimates and different levels of completion ( conceptual, schematic, DD, CD, etc.)
  • Orchestrate pre-construction duties and meeting with owners, clients and engineers
  • Serve as company interface between owner & architect
  • Responsible for developing leadership, motivation, and communication with owners, subs and project team


  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or similar field
  • Experience working on large multi-million dollar projects exceeding $25Million dollars
  • Advanced computer skills with estimating software
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Advanced Computer skills with MS Office
  • Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles
  • Understand all aspects of horizontal and infrastructure projects

For Immediate Consideration APPLY TODAY!

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States over the past 25 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time

Job Requirements

Seeking an experienced Estimator for a critical role with a leading General Contractor in the Region!