Estimator in Manvel, TX at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Estimator calculates preliminary job budgets and prepares formal job bids through interpreting blueprints, performing take-offs and estimating job costs. The Estimator interfaces with clients and their representatives to ensure that technical specifications and designs are feasible and consistent with industry standards.


  • Estimators are responsible for developing accurate and complete job estimates.
  • The Estimator identifies project labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, written specifications and related documents.
  • Conducts site visits and attend pre-bid meetings to understand the project scope.
  • Conducts review and take-off of blueprints.
  • Solicits bids from subcontractors.
  • Gathers subcontractor pricing and conducts scope review.
  • Evaluate subcontractor bids to bid documents and plans to ensure that the full scope of work was considered.
  • Calculates costs of subcontract labor, general conditions, and materials.
  • Collaborates with the client to help them achieve their project cost budget through consideration of plan details, alternate material/finishes and building methods.


  • Must possess a working knowledge of commercial construction documentation and pricing; able to read plans and specifications and translate them into estimates.
  • BS/BA in Construction Management, Engineering or a related field and 5+ years of construction estimating experience
  • Experience with RFIs, Change orders, is highly preferred
  • Experience with Bluebeam, On-screen Takeoff, Timberline or other estimating software a plus

Apply now for the next step in your Estimator Career!

For additional information about this opportunity please contact Travis Taylor for a confidential conversation.

Travis Taylor
Search Consultant | gpac
O: 605.679.9251 |

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.