Construction Estimator

If you are an Estimator with 3-5 years of estimating experience in commercial/industrial building construction, we need you!  Come work alongside other construction professionals in a fast-paced and exciting work environment.  The ideal candidate will contribute to the growth and expansion of our progressive company and benefit from career advancement with senior-level management opportunities.

May consider a flexible work location for the right candidate.

AKRA offers attractive salaries, bonus & 401K plan, paid vacation, holidays and health insurance while providing a relaxed and family-centric company culture.

Considered Applicants will possess the following attributes and perform the following duties:

  • 3-5 years of Estimating experience in Commercial/Industrial building construction
  • Strong communication, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Prepare accurate job estimates, quantity and material take-offs, preliminary project schedules, value engineering analysis, and feasibility studies
  • Assist with historical cost tracking and database management
  • Ability to manage estimating duties on multiple projects of varying complexity simultaneously
  • Be responsible for final assembly of estimates for proposals
  • Work with Project Management team to develop project strategy during the preconstruction phase
  • Review and interpret drawings/specifications for constructability concerns and value-added suggestions
  • Conceptual estimating capabilities
  • Identify, establish relationships with, call upon and solicit bids from subcontracting community
  • Evaluate subcontractor proposals and prepare bid comparison spreadsheets
  • Assist the Business Development team with the preparation of proposals and participate in team presentations
  • General knowledge of commercial building construction practices
  • Aid project management and field management with change order pricing and evaluation
  • Assist with document control during the preconstruction phase
  • Team-oriented individual with a positive attitude and continual desire for learning

Preferred Consideration is given to:

  • Self-motivated candidates with strong work ethic, detail-oriented, strong interpersonal, organizational, communication and computer skills
  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or other related fields
  • Experience with Sage, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, Procore and Office Suite a plus
  • Experience with project management and/or field management exposure
  • Experience with Design-Build delivery method
  • Experience with Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

Please submit applications for the Construction Estimator position online or deliver in person.

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