Redwood City
LocationUS Calendar12/07/2017   Experienced Redwood City

S.J. Amoroso Construction is seeking a qualified Estimator to join our team in Redwood City, CA.  Under the direction of the Chief Estimator, the Estimator will provide or coordinate estimating services on large, complex work, both public and private. 

Essential Functions

  • Review project plans, requirements, and specifications
  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs
  • Knowledge and understanding of unit costs and production rates for self-performed tasks
  • Prepare preliminary project schedules
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Obtain bids from vendors and subcontractors for specified materials and products, identifying qualified subcontractors, and negotiating price
  • Review preliminary quotes and pre-bid proposals
  • Resolve cost discrepancies and implement cost saving methods
  • Prepare subcontractor bid list and make project documents available to subcontractors
  • Attend project site pre-bid meetings, site tours, and post-bid interviews
  • Participate in final bid/proposal submission.
  • Perform post-bid analysis
  • Prepare purchase contracts and subcontracts.
  • Ability to collaboratively work with the project management team throughout a project life cycle
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 3+ years of estimating, preconstruction or operations experience
  • Excellent organizational, detail, and relationship building skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and on-screen take-off software
  • Strong verbal and communication skills

S.J. Amoroso Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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