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We are assisting a local construction company in their search for an experienced Estimator. Reporting directly to the director of pre-construction and overseeing a team of estimators. This candidate will prepare cost estimates for construction projects to aid management in bidding or determining the price of a construction project using historical company data and current market pricing. Excellent benefits and salaries are being offered, so please apply today if you believe you are the right fit!


  • Explore documentation to understand the project requirements
  • Solicit, analyze, and organize bids from subcontractors and suppliers, accurately transferring that information into a proposal package
  • Visit job sites and other venues necessary to do the estimate
  • Create and present reports to upper management
  • Track actual cost relative to bids as the project develops to improve future bid packages
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with the key vendors


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction science, or similar relevant field
  • Previous work experience as a Construction Estimator for 5+ years
  • Excellent understanding of data analysis methods and KPIs
  • Good time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiar with Sage estimating software preferred 

Work Model:

  • On-Site

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Eric Peterson at (515) 225-7000 or email Eric at

Ref: JOB-45378

Eric Peterson


(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $80,000 - $95,000 per Year