Senior construction Estimator

Location Virginia Beach, Virginia
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


We are currently filling the roll of Senior Construction Estimator for a top U.S. based company that is dedicated to bringing the excitement back to building which has become siloed, bureaucratic, and confrontational over the last several decades. This excitement comes from our greatest value, our highly qualified team members. Our tight knit culture values family time, work-life balance, and connection. Every team member is greatly respected, accountable to each other, and are given every opportunity to advance their careers.

Our culture paired with a Design Build delivery model that is cutting edge in technology and unique with in-house design and construction teams who collaborate from concept to completion maximizes the value for our clients. We work for challenging, interesting, and profitable projects with dedicated clients that trust us. We are striving to become the leading Design Build company in the Northwest by revolutionizing the design and construction industries, and you are a huge part of our success.

As an Senior Estimator on our Pre-Construction team, you are responsible for supporting the entire construction bid process from the RFP through the start of project. Job responsibilities include construction feasibility, product evaluation, estimating, cost control, permitting, document control and communication to the Design Build, Architecture and Construction teams.

Main Role & Responsibilities:

  • Estimate multiple projects and maintain deadlines for bids/proposals
  • Partner directly with engineers and architects to develop plans, manage schedules, determine project and material costs
  • Manage business development and bid process
  • Ensure compliance and gather permits per various projects
  • Communicate with subcontractors and manage the changes in bids
  • Assist with distributing resources, creating benchmarks and maintaining budgets
  • On site visits with clients and to ensure projects are running smoothly

Success in this Role:

  • Self-starter, detail oriented, professional with excellent communication skills
  • Conduct business with clients of all levels using proper etiquette
  • Understanding of BIM/VR technology
  • A desire to gain an understanding of the Design Build industry
  • Ability to learn quickly and understand computer software programs
  • Creative problem solving and prioritization skills
  • Ability to run multiple projects at once


  • Ideally, 4+ years as an Estimator
  • At least 1+ year(s) of commercial experience
  • Either degree in construction or related fields desired
  • Experience working in Vista/Viewpoint Project Management & Accounting Software preferred
  • An understanding and experience with business development is preferred
  • Project Management experience is a plus

Flexible work from home hybrid schedule, using all cloud based systems making remote work easy!
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This company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including salary, bonus, medical/dental/vision, vacation/sick pay and retirement. We are an equal opportunity employer. Inquiries will be handled confidentially.

Please contact Tim Taylor directly at for more information on this or any other positions in which you may be interested.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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