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Job Title: Senior Estimator

Department: Construction

Reports To: Director of Construction

Position Summary:  Gambit Construction is looking for a highly motivated Multi-family Construction Senior Estimator. The ideal candidate will have multi-family estimating experience with working relationships of experienced sub-contractors he/she can obtain pricing. The Senior Estimator will have the overall responsibility of managing the Estimating Department.

Senior Estimator must be comfortable managing a team of 4-5 estimators. Scopes of work have ranged from minor repairs to full renovations. Senior Estimator must have a strong working knowledge of a wide range of construction processes, the ability to write his/ her own scope of work and apply current labor and material pricing.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Inspect job sites with client, sales and adjuster to prepare detailed scopes of work and repair estimates in Quickbooks and/or Xactimate in a timely manner.
    • Communicate effectively and negotiate estimates with clients.
    • Facilitate communications between the adjuster and the client
    • Provide Project Managers with appropriate scopes of work.
    • Work with office staff to ensure they have all the proper documentation during each phase of the bidding process.
    • Assist in providing proper information for invoicing.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has supervisory responsibilities.


Critical Traits

    • Positive “Can Do” Attitude
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Resourceful
    • Communicate effectively – oral and written
    • Reliable
    • Flexible
    • Responsible
    • Honest
    • Courteous
    • Detail oriented, results driven
    • Follow up skills
    • Detail oriented, results driven
    • Follow up skills


Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in multi-family estimating.
  • Thorough knowledge of plans and blueprint documents.
  • Proficient time management.
  • Possess knowledge of insurance regulations as they apply to construction field operations.
  • Professional appearance with reliable transportation.



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance



8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday (some days may require more than 8 hours; some weeks may require additional workdays). Will vary, depending on the amount of estimate requests coming into the office. May require long hours throughout the year.


Language Skills

Bi-lingual a plus.


Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, Xactimate, Quickbooks preferred

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

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