Title: Commercial Construction Estimator
Location: Middleburg, VA
Job Type: Full Time, Employee 
Experience Level: Commercial Construction Estimating (3-5 years)
Travel Required: Some
Drug Test Required? Yes
Background Check Required? Yes
 
Job Information:
DES is a well-established specialty interior contractor located in historic Middleburg, VA servicing the mid-Atlantic region. We are currently seeking candidates with 3+ years’ of experience in commercial construction estimating. Specific experience estimating commercial casework, laboratory casework and architectural millwork is highly desired. Applicants must possess exceptional communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. We are looking for candidates that are self-motivated, team-oriented, have exceptional organizational skills, and exhibit a positive attitude, customer focus, and willingness to go the extra mile. Additionally, experience handling heavy-volume deadline-driven workload is a must.
 
 
Typical qualifications and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • A working knowledge accessing virtual bid rooms and extracting documents.
  • The ability to read, understand and evaluate architectural drawings and specifications.
  • Comprehension of the bidding process and bid types (GC, Prime Bids, Direct to owner etc.).
  • Be able to compile, send and track pre-bid RFI’s.
  • Have experience in sending RFQ’s to suppliers, track and evaluate incoming estimates.
  • Be fluent in creating cost sheets and pricing within Excel and other estimating programs.
  • Have experience working with Procore or similar construction software packages.
  • Comfortably be able to negotiate and close post bid opportunities.
  • Be versed in contract review and approval – with focus on verification of scope of work
  • Exhibit proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Be Experienced in using Bluebeam

In addition to a close-knit, small company culture, we offer a full benefits package. This position includes paid vacation and holidays, 401k plan with company contribution, profit sharing, bonus incentive program, as well as 100% company-provided individual health and dental insurance for each employee. This is a full-time position open for immediate employment. Salary commensurate with experience and abilities.