Senior estimator

Commercial, Healthcare, Hospitality, and Retail Projects 


Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Compensation: $110K - $140K+ Full Benefits

About this opportunity:

We’re looking for an experienced multi-trade estimator who is ready to take their career to the next level with a growing GC expanding nationally! This is a highly visible Sr. level role where you can reach beyond traditional estimating into the full range of preconstruction activities to lead the development of major projects.  

  • Executive Development - While a vital part of today’s project development team, this role is also a clear piece of executive succession planning for the near future.  

  • Direct Access to Leadership - No bureaucracy access to company leadership means maximum agility, empowerment and creativity to efficiently tackle any preconstruction decision for custom approach to key projects.

  • Close to the Customer - Be the face of the company in front of the client throughout the preconstruction phase to identify the best conceptual approach and coordinate the resources needed to deliver maximum client value.

  • Collaborative Construction - Break free from the adversarial plan/spec world into negotiated, design-build relationship based construction.  Beginning with the end in mind changes everything!

  • Self-Performed Value - Strong in-house trades capabilities including Concrete, Carpentry, Metal Studs, and Interiors to differentiate your project offering.


What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of multi-trade construction estimating experience

  • Strong Construction Building Knowledge - Overall mastery of above ground field construction methods for commercial buildings and ability to translate to into real world pricing scenarios.

  • Direct Labor and Material Pricing - Able to handle accurate detailed estimates directly for self-performed trades (concrete, carpentry, drywall)

  • Construction Technology - strong computer skills, construction/estimating software, power Excel user.

  • Full scope assembly for large and small projects - experience pulling all of the pieces together for accurate at-risk pricing of multi-million dollar Commercial GC projects as well as fast turning special projects with custom scopes and conditions.

  • Conceptual estimating and negotiated project experience is a plus, but competitive hard bid experience is also valued.

  • Bachelor’s Degree - construction or engineering related discipline preferred but not required.  Field experience and trades training is highly valued in lieu of.

Opportunity begins with dialogue. If this sounds like a role you would like to discuss, please send me your qualifications or contact me directly, Emily Westermeier at 855.267.7446 ext 202. All inquiries will be treated confidentially and your resume will never go anywhere without your authorization and awareness.