Estimator in Seattle, WA at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading area contractor that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? An established contractor with a long history specializing in heavy civil projects is seeking an Estimator to join their team.

Job Duties:

  • Reviews and evaluates requests for estimates
  • Reviews estimates and revisions for completeness and accuracy
  • Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid
  • Prepare cost analysis by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor, and overhead costs occurred in heavy civil industry projects
  • Executes take-offs of construction documents
  • Inputs take-offs data into spreadsheets
  • Utilize the company approved costing methodology, data, and systems to present estimate results in a detailed breakdown format suitable for use by the project manager and the project team
  • Attend client pre-bid meetings and job showing, visit job sites, and keep a record of all verbal information disseminated by the client during the pre-bid meeting and job showing
  • Prepare project cost estimates from the client's RFQ documents and drawings and any other information learned during the pre-bid showing
  • Maintain cost estimating tools including databases, spreadsheets, and other computer-based applications to keep updated information on past performance and industry standards
  • Assists Project Manager on alternative project execution approaches based on the scope of work and the most cost-effective execution methods available

Required experience:

  • 5+ years of experience as an Estimator on Relevant Heavy Civil Construction Required.
  • Experience with computer takeoff and cost estimating software Required
  • Flexibility to effectively deal with changing priorities and timelines through analytical problem-solving.


  • Industry-leading compensation
  • Lucrative bonus plans
  • Complete benefits package

If you have a passion for estimating, please do not think twice about this opportunity and apply now! Our client is ready to hire.

If you're interested in this position apply online or submit your resume to Hannah Leasure at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 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.