Construction Estimator – Lakeland, FL

Published on August 14, 2018 | By Margarita Alfaro

NuJak is seeking a motivated Construction Estimator to work in our Preconstruction team!  This individual will be developing comprehensive and competitive project proposals with the assistance of our Sr. Estimator and Preconstruction Director.  Additional responsibilities for this position include:

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributes to Preconstruction team by working with the Sr. Estimator and Director of Preconstruction to develop comprehensive and competitive project proposals
  • Thoroughly evaluates bid documents for completeness, obtains additional information from client as required, observing all stated guidelines and deadlines
  • Attends site visits and pre-bid meetings as required to assess customer needs
  • Manages development of bid proposals using appropriate estimating software
  • Responsible for maximizing vendor bid coverage by engaging vendor partners to provide bid proposals
  • Maintains vendor database
  • Develops detailed scopes of work for each trade package based on bid documents
  • Assists in preparing quantity take-off as needed
  • Assists in qualifying and comparing vendor quotes
  • Accurately completes bid forms per provided instructions
  • Maintains in-house cost databases
  • Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Develops and maintains vendor and subcontractor relationships



  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in construction management or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in Commercial Construction
  • Strong organization, presentation, written, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency and success in managing the document control process in the areas of construction and general project administration
  • Understanding of contract documents, drawings, specifications, product data, and contracts
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a project team, capable of managing multiple projects at various stages of planning, design, procurement and construction
  • Software experience including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Construction Management & Estimating Software

If interested, please email:  [email protected] with a copy of your resume in Word or PDF form.

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