29 days old
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Staples Construction Company is seeking an experienced Estimator. Must have experience estimating ground-up projects with a minimum value of at least $10 million. The average project size is 2,000 SF to 300,000 SF and $10 million to $80 million. The Estimator will be working on Multi-family/Mixed-Use, Commercial, Retail, Hospitality, Education, and Industrial projects. They will coordinate full estimating services on large, complex work, and all types of contracts. Candidates must possess a great attitude, proper skills, and the ambition to fulfill the following essential functions:



  • Provide client contact to assess scope of work and resources required to successfully complete project.
  • Prepare complete estimate for selected project with detailed review of proposal specifications, drawings, takeoff information, contracting, etc.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and manhour figures.
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Provide complete conceptual (or bidwork) and final estimating input on complex projects.
  • Provide technical support to personnel preparing discipline estimates for assigned bids.
  • Ensure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures.
  • Assist contracting department during preparation of inquiries and final evaluation of submitted bids as required. Track awarded contracts as required - may include estimating/pricing extra work items, change orders, credit; procuring materials, etc.
  • Provide technical assistance, i.e., interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc., as required.
  • Initiate and maintain extra work estimating and issuance of change orders.
  • Assist in overall implementation of company objectives, including profitability, quality and schedule.
  • Position has direct profit and loss responsibility.
  • Perform additional assignments per Supervisor/Corporate Director’s direction.



  • Ability to represent the company in a professional manner.
  • Have proven success in securing projects profitably.
  • Business line financial accountability experience.
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage and mentor individuals.
  • Ability to coordinate with other team members and be accountable for project proposals, construction, and wrap-up.


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or similar degree from an accredited institution, preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years estimating experience in construction management, estimating, and/or craft supervision experience in similar facility construction.
    • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations; engineering, estimating, schedules and safety required.
  • Experience working with project managers/superintendents.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills essential.
  • Excellent Office Suite skills, specifically Excel, Word, and MS Project.



  • General Construction
Posted: 2021-12-23 Expires: 2022-01-22

We are dedicated to providing the highest level of client service, from initial pre-construction planning to onsite management of subcontractor activities through project close-out and warranty.  We have proven experience in completing complex, high-end, no-fail projects for our clients time after time.

We strive to exceed the expectations of our clients in every aspect—creating personal trust, professional respect, and long-term relationships. 

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