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Construction Estimator in Nashville, TN at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 6/17/2018

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Job Description

Maynard Select is seeking a Construction Estimator. Our company was established in 1938 as a refrigeration company. Since then, our business has expanded and includes not only Refrigeration, but, also, Food Service, Residential HVAC, Commercial HVAC, Construction, and Energy Controls. We not only provide our customers with quality service, but also provide our employees with an enjoyable, positive environment that you can look forward to each day. Please see our website at:

The Estimator is responsible for creating and managing bid packages, bidding and scope reviews, submittals, and customer/bid follow-ups. The position will coordinate with various team members to ensure a streamlined approach to bidding projects.

What you will be doing

  • Develop and maintain relationships with general contractors, owners and our subcontractors.
  • Review project documents and identify bid qualifications and questions.
  • Prepare material takeoffs from project drawings, including specifications and addendums, and provide bid packages to all potential bidders.
  • Generate subcontractor bidder lists and interest in the project to ensure all scopes of work are covered on bid day.
  • Ensure proper bidder coverage and proper scope is included in the bidding phase.
  • Identify project opportunities and risks.
  • Prepare and participate in the preparation and presentation of cost/budget information.

What you need for this position

  • Experience with completing take offs.
  • Candidate must possess strong decision making, problem solving, and negotiating skills.
  • Experience with MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to process computer data and to format and generate reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing.

What is in it for you

  • Competitive Salary (Commensurate with Experience)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Days, and Holidays
  • Company Phone and Uniform

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Nashville, TN 37204

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Construction Industry/Estimating: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License