Senior Estimator - Commercial Construction in Phoenix at GPAC

Date Posted: 9/8/2020

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Job Description


A leading Greater Phoenix General Contractor is seeking a Senior Estimator to join their team. This is an award-winning and highly respected contractor with a long history of excellence in construction.

The Senior Estimator is responsible for the overall project estimate. This position works with clients, architects/engineers, subcontractors/suppliers to plan cost factors for projects; analyzes construction documents, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for projects.

The Role:

  • Provide estimates, project schedules, constructability reviews.
  • Prepare and tabulate unit quantity survey and price based on historic cost data and vendor cost quotations. Estimate direct overhead, permits, bonds, taxes, etc. Assist in the preparation of studies, materials and methods, recommendations, and relative cost estimates as required.
  • Solicit subcontractor and vendor quotations, evaluate their scope and appraise any deficiencies (i.e. exclusions, incomplete scopes, etc.) as compared with like quotations and estimate requirements.
  • Assign work to bid team, direct and review their assignments and ensure accuracy and completeness of estimates prepared by bid team. Participate in pre-bid meetings, site visits, bid strategy, presentation meetings as required.
  • Cultivate relationships with owners, Architects, Engineering Firms, Consultants, and Subcontractors. Attend owners' meetings, assisting clients and designers in systems selections, budgeting, cost containment, etc.
  • Provide advice, liaison, planning to prospective and current clients.
  • Assist in the development of major proposals, presentations and brochure materials. Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend meetings with A/E, owners to determine the scope of work and required contents of conceptual estimate. Provide conceptual and final estimating and scheduling input on assigned projects.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, related subject, or project work experience required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of commercial estimating experience.
  • Proficient in computer software programs used in estimating and/or aptitude to learn new systems
  • Must be willing to work with critical deadlines
  • Ability to write and interpret technical documents such as management plans, proposals and complex estimates.

What You Can Expect:

  • Industry-leading compensation and benefits package.
  • Positive company culture based on a truly engaged team of professionals that are fully supported by the leadership team

For immediate and confidential consideration for this position APPLY online today…or submit your resume and project list to Kenna Warren at

All inquiries are strictly confidential.


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 30 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.