Senior Estimator in North Carolina

125,000

145,000
Exciting new opportunity for a Senior Estimator based in North Carolina

ABOUT THE COMPANY

My client is a renowned regional general contractor with more than 50 years of experience, known for their exceptional commercial construction services in the Southeast. The team consists of over 180 skilled and dedicated professionals who offer expert pre-construction and construction management services.

They cater to various markets, including higher education, municipal, industrial, faith-based, medical office, senior living, office, corporate interiors, and entertainment. Their commitment to quality and client satisfaction has earned them recognition from numerous industry associations, along with 60 project-specific awards.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Senior Estimator, you will play a pivotal role in our construction projects by providing accurate cost estimates, analyzing project specifications, and collaborating with various stakeholders to ensure comprehensive and competitive bidding. Your expertise will contribute to the successful execution of projects by providing valuable insights and guidance during the pre-construction phase.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Review, interpret, and accurately estimate scope of work as described in project documents
  • Execute quantity take-offs of all applicable CSI sections
  • Perform conceptual estimating to derive building program costs and baseline budget values for privately negotiated work
  • Develop close working relationships with subcontractors and vendors
  • Solicit and collect subcontractors/vendor’s bids for budgetary and final pricing
  • Verify accuracy in the details of subcontractors/vendors proposals
  • Prepare subcontractors/vendors quotation analysis sheets
  • Organize and archive all documents received and produced
  • Assist with operations change-orders estimating as required by jobs in progress
  • Assist operations with purchasing and definition of subcontractors/vendor’s scopes

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Construction Management, Engineering, or another related field.
  • 7+ Years of experience in building estimating with a general contractor or construction manager
  • Experience in privately negotiated and GMP contract delivery methods

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

You will be paid a competitive base salary and be offered a number of benefits which include;

  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Personal/sick time
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • 401K matching program
  • Company-subsidized medical insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Short/long-term disability
  • Ongoing education and training

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About this Recruiter

Holly Lewis
Principal Recruitment Consultant

A bit about me

Holly has over five years of experience recruiting within the white-collar construction sector. At Cityscape Recruitment USA, she will be working on opportunities from our general contractor and construction management clients across Atlanta, North Carolina and South Carolina.
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Construction professionals,
looking for a career enhancing opportunity

Find your next construction job, today.

Are you looking for new construction job? If you are a skilled construction professional, we will have an opportunity for you. We are an experienced construction recruitment agency and have an impressive track record of sourcing the best opportunities for the professionals we work for.

Providing you with an in-depth insight of industry knowledge, we can help you make the most informed decisions about your next move, now and for the entirety of your career.

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About Cityscape Recruitment

Cityscape Recruitment is not like any other construction recruitment agency. Our business does not have a sales-driven environment, instead, we reward quality over quantity.

We use our specialist industry knowledge to help introduce and guide construction professionals into companies that best suit their desired career aspirations and personal goals. From Quantity Surveyors to Site Managers to Civil Engineers, we work to the same objective of helping to enhance their careers.

And our relationships don’t end on day one of a new role – we pride ourselves on our ability to build long-lasting relationships with both clients and construction professionals. And we are fortunate enough to work with many leading construction companies and professionals in London and throughout the rest of the UK.

SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Clients we work for

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape.

What our clients say

We have worked with Alex Wallace and the Cityscape Recruitment team for a number of years now and find their service excellent.

They supply well matched and vetted candidates and very quickly understood all our requirements. They have always demonstrated good market knowledge and an ability to deliver to our requirements.

Commercial Director,
Main Contractor

I have used Cityscape Recruitment multiple times over the last 5 years. Very pleasant to deal with and all candidates put forward for interview are well suited to the position and well vetted by the team, so there is no time wasted with unsuitable applicants. I would highly recommend Cityscape. I intend to use them again in the future should any vacancies become available.

Operations Director,
Platt and Reilly Ltd

The Cityscape Recruitment team has always been great to deal with. Always ready to listen to our needs and requirements, a quality some recruiters do not appreciate or have, then advising where they can assist in our staff procurement. We look forward to working with Laura and Cityscape in the coming years.

Director,
Soilfix

Construction Recruitment FAQs

Here are answers to some questions that you may have.

At Cityscape Recruitment we have teams of consultants who find opportunities for construction professionals in the following sectors:

  • Main Contractor – Build
  • Fit Out and Refurbishment
  • Residential Development
  • Specialist Contract
  • Civil Engineering
  • Consultancy

Read more about our company here.

Our Residential Development team recruits for the very broad range of roles available in the Construction and Civil Engineering industries. From Quantity Surveyor to Technical Coordinator to Project Manager.

They can also recruit for the complete range of seniorities within these specialist areas. From Graduate roles, up to Heads of Departments and Managing Directors

To view all our live roles, click here

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape. 

Some of our key clients are Statom Group, 8Build, AJ Morrisroe and Sons, VolkerFitzpatrick, Troy Group and Bellway Homes. 

Whatever your career aspirations may be, we will have the opportunities and the industry knowledge to share with you.

Our office is in Rickmansworth, West Hertfordshire. We are, therefore, best placed to provide recruitment services for London, the Home Counties, and the Southern Region of the country. However, we can and do recruit for the whole of the UK and have made many successful placements for construction professionals in the Midlands and the North and West regions of the country. 

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When you first contact us, be that through direct contact, responding to an advert or applying through our website, we will connect you with a consultant who works in your specialist area. 

Initially, they will arrange a meeting to talk through your CV and career history. They will encourage you to go into detail about your background and experiences, capabilities and responsibilities, personal circumstances and any other factors they feel are relevant to help them build up a well-rounded profile of you. 

We take extraordinary care in matching professionals to an opportunity – one that will help enhance their careers and a clients’ team. We therefore also use this meeting to empower you in your career. Using our extensive knowledge of the construction industry, we would provide in-depth overviews of businesses, projects and available roles, and guidance on where your strengths will add the most value and career potential. 

After this meeting, the consultant will speak to a number of their clients about you and your CV. Who they speak to can be either jointly agreed upon or you can trust the judgement and expertise of the consultant to contact clients they feel are the best fit for your experience and goals.

If any clients are interested in meeting with you, the consultant will manage the interview process, coaching you before any interviews if required. (Further guidance can be found here.)

If you are successful in receiving an offer(s), our consultant will communicate this with you and help to negotiate the offer(s) and any other terms of employment. 

Finally, we will support you in resigning from your current role, navigating potential counter offers and starting your new role.

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