Senior Estimator

Fairfield Permanent USD150,000 - USD190,000
  • Lucrative bonus potential
  • Huge pipeline of work through 2025

About Our Client

This North Jersey-based commercial General Contractor/Construction Manager was established over 50 years ago and has developed a very strong reputation in the area. They believe in valuing and advancing their employees' careers and forming positive relationships within the community. Their core markets include commercial, high ed, healthcare, and specialty markets like historical restorations at the Statue of Liberty and athletic facilities like MetLife Stadium. If you are looking for a positive company culture with terrific work/life balance at a rapidly growing GC/CM, please apply today!

Job Description

The Senior Estimator will:

  • Compute costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements
  • Prepare work to be estimated by gather proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
  • Resolve discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Present prepared estimates by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Perform conceptual, schematic, and design development budgets
  • Review plans for consistency and accuracy
  • Manage all levels of take-offs while applying unit prices
  • Collaborate with others on the preconstruction team to successfully bid jobs
  • Develop into a leader within the estimating team

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Estimator should have:

  • 8+ years of estimating experience, preferably at a commercial GC
  • Experience bidding valued at $5 million or more
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related field
  • OSHA certification preferred

What's on Offer


  • Generous base salary between $140-180k
  • Opportunity for company bonuses
  • Excellent benefits, including healthcare and dental insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k company match - $1 for $1 up to 4%
  • Opportunity to lead a Preconstruction Team
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