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San Diego, CA

The construction arm of a local, entrepreneurial residential, multifamily, and commercial San Diego developer is looking for a project estimator to join their team.
The Project Estimator will be responsible for directing, organizing and controlling project activities, under the direction of the Project Manager.


  • Estimating, quantity takeoffs

  • Create project proposals/Estimates

  • In-depth knowledge of reading plans

  • Save plans/order prints

  • Create bid binders

  • Distribute RFB

  • Catalogues sub response/bid

  • Set up job walks

  • Revise in house bids

  • Enter budget into software

  • Create job folders

  • Attend client meetings and assist with determination of project requirements

  • Take meeting minutes

  • Issue subcontracts/owner change orders/sub change orders

  • Track and manage completed change notices and change orders and understand process

  • Catalogue RFI’s and responses

  • Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team

  • Ensure clients’ needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner

  • Prepare substantial completion certificates and ensure all required project close out documents are obtained

  • Keep the project manager and others informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations.

  • Problem solving/conflict resolution


  • 2 + Years’ estimating experience

  • Minimum associates degree

  • Positive attitude

  • Highly organized

  • Works well with others

  • Intermediate level or higher in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office

  • Preferred experience with Bluebeam

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