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Senior Cost Estimator

Pearl, MS

Post Date: 03/08/2018 Industry: Construction

A company in Pearl, MS is seeking a skilled, motivated estimator to join their growing team. This individual will be responsible for surveying projects, estimating labor and materials costs, and communicating financial cost and project timelines to customers. Must have a keen attention to detail and skills at estimating projects from a bird’s-eye view to set the client’s expectations accurately.


  • Fulfill client appointments in a timely manner
  • Asses projects by identifying project requirements (regarding time, labor, and material costs)
  • Read blueprints and analyze all other applicable documents to prepare estimates
  • Collaborate with contractors, engineers, and architects during estimate creation to ensure overall accuracy
  • Act as the final say in the calculation, analyzation, and adjustment of estimates
  • Present estimates to clients in a timely and polite manner
  • Recommend cost-reduction options
  • Assist sales team in final project preparation transactions
  • Maintain thorough records of all project documentation including estimates, sales receipts, and project completion documentation.
  • Must be familiar with computerized estimating software


  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an estimator
  • Ability to operate independently or with a crew
  • Interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Critical thinking, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Time management skills

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