16 days old

Construction Estimator

Washington, District of Columbia 20004
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Donohoe Construction Company has been ranked by The Washington Business Journal as one of the Top Ten "Best Places to Work 2020."

We are actively seeking a highly motivated Estimator to join our Building Enhancements team.

We offer a full slate of benefits, including competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, flexible vacation, commuter benefits, and 401k plan with a match. And...we offer some not so standard, extra great-benefits, including tuition reimbursement for education/certifications, employee discounts programs (including hotels and our vendor's products), an Employee Assistance Program that offers a wide array of consultative/actionable services. We value diversity and believe in forming teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is the key to our success. Come join us, and find out what the best work of your career could look like for you.

The position is responsible for project types such as major building renovations, lobby and amenities areas, multifamily, hospitality and tenant build-outs. The typical project size ranges between $100,000 to $5M, with an average of 1-2 bids per week.


  • Perform quantitative and trade specific scope analysis of construction documents and project program requirements; prepare a complete cost estimate
  • Prepare conceptual cost models, budgets, and feasibility models based on historic and current cost data and/or subcontractor input, as appropriate
  • Analyze project program, design, costs, and subcontractor input and provide comparisons, cost savings, value engineering options, and other recommendations
  • Create pre-bid qualification packages and RFP responses
  • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work based on the project program and desired outcome
  • Manage subcontractor pricing, including information dissemination, review of subcontractor's proposals, and coordination with the desired scope of work
  • Assist with current, as well as new business development
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or equivalent degree and/or work experience
  • 3-5 years estimating experience in Construction
  • Must have a proven track record in performing lump sum bid and negotiated bid work


  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, BlueBeam
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals
  • Maintain a high sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Possess a high degree of integrity and dedication to superior customer service



Posted: 2022-11-16 Expires: 2023-01-12

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Construction Estimator

Donohoe Construction Company
Washington, District of Columbia 20004

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