Estimator (Strong Structural Concrete Experience)

Location: Corporate Office
Job Code: 19
# of openings: 1


In this role you will work as part of the estimating staff to prepare bid packages for both negotiated and public works projects in a diverse market including education, multi-story and subterranean parking structures, healthcare (OSHPD) and MACC. You will be responsible for the complete preparation of hard bid and occasionally budgetary estimates. With the support of estimating assistants and take-off personnel, the estimator will function as the supervisor for the complete estimate preparation process.

Specific tasks will include: Identifying projects to bid; evaluating project scope of work; determining subcontractor requirements then soliciting and analyzing subcontractor quotations; clarifying bid documents via RFI’s; estimating self performed work and comparing values to historical data; procuring material quotes; coordinating bid delivery; evaluating market conditions and competition on each estimate.

The ideal candidate for this position should possess strong leadership skills, have a proven track record of securing profitable work, be able to maintain positive interoffice relationships, and provide a smooth transition of complete information to the Chief Estimator and Field Teams. Knowledge of the local economy and local contacts (Owners, Designers, Subcontractors, etc.) is very important.


The requirements listed below are a representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities necessary to perform these duties successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Qualifications include a bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering or related discipline, or equivalent combination of technical training and experience. A minimum of five years experience in estimating. Knowledge of computerized estimating systems and cost data bases and word processing software is required.

Software skills: Strong Excel knowledge required.

T.B. Penick is an equal opportunity employer. Drug-testing and proof of citizenship or immigration status is a requirement of employment.

Ideal Candidates Will Have:
5+ Years Commercial Construction Experience
Effective communicator (verbal and written)
Ability to provide vision and leadership
Travel flexibility
Detail oriented, logical, and methodical approach to problem solving
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to plan and schedule the work of others
Proven track for Concrete Construction Estimating with a focus on sustainable job profitability – 5 years minimum
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office

5+ years


Vehicle or Vehicle Allowance
Fuel Card
Laptop & Cell Phone/Radio
Employer pays 100% of Employee premiums for medical, dental and life insurance.

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