Construction Estimator

About the Role

  • 16 May 2024
  • Phoenix
  • Craft Laborer
  • Permanent / Full Time

Job Title: Estimator  
Company: Ground Up Careers of Arizona
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Type: Full-Time

About Us:
Ground Up Careers of Arizona is a Locally owned construction career advocate that specializes in building construction careers in our local area.  We help people looking for better opportunities find great companies to build a career with. Construction companies rely on their team to have a successful company, and people rely on companies to make a living and build a great career.  Together we can make the construction industry better than ever!

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment focused on employee growth and success.
Job Description:
We are currently seeking a talented Estimator to join our team at Ground Up Careers of Arizona. As an Estimator, you will play a vital role in our project development process by accurately estimating costs and resources required for construction projects. Your expertise will be essential in ensuring the successful planning and execution of projects to the highest standards.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyze project plans and specifications to determine the scope of work, materials, labor, and equipment needed for construction.
  • Prepare detailed and accurate cost estimates, including material quantities, labor hours, equipment costs, and overhead expenses.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers to gather necessary information for estimating purposes.
  • Evaluate subcontractor and supplier bids to ensure competitiveness and quality.
  • Maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to obtain favorable pricing and ensure timely delivery of materials and services.
  • Assist in the preparation of bid proposals, including reviewing bid documents and providing input on project pricing.
  • Monitor project costs and budgets throughout the construction process, identifying and addressing any discrepancies or cost overruns.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and pricing fluctuations to ensure accurate and up-to-date cost estimates.
  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or a related field (preferred).
  • Proven experience as an estimator in the construction industry.
  • Solid understanding of construction materials, methods, and processes.
  • Proficiency in estimating software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

How to Apply:
If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented professional with a passion for construction estimating, we encourage you to apply! Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for this position at Ground Up Careers of Arizona to

Ground Up Careers of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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