Layton Construction
  • 25-Jul-2017 to 24-Aug-2017 (MST)
  • HCG
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • TBD
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, etc.


Our Senior Estimator manages and assists in the compilation of estimates for various projects and is responsible for cost accuracy. A Senior Estimator gives appropriate responses to the Owner's requirements and maintains a high level of professionalism in estimating. The Senior Estimator reports to the Strategic Business Unit Executives and to the Chief Estimator.


  1. Prepares estimates and supplementary information for potential projects.
  2. Reads, understands and offers improvements to the contract documents (plans, specifications & addenda).
  3. Offers Value-Engineering and Life-Cycle cost options for review. 
  4. Performs quantity take-offs, organizes, prices and analyzes information.
  5. Solicits bids and quotes from subcontractors and suppliers. Creates listings of appropriate contacts for specific projects.
  6. Communicates with subs and suppliers to clarify pricing information. Determines the suitability and competitive stance of subs and suppliers.
  7. Prepares and analyzes estimate formats in such areas as general conditions, general bidding, quantity takeoffs and bid analysis.
  8. Is responsible for the preparation of bid proposal for submittal.
  9. Attends Owner meetings during estimate development.


  1. Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction related field or equivalent and over five years experience in estimating commercial construction projects, demonstrating competence in hard-bid, design-build, and conceptual estimating.
  2. Three to Five years hospital construction estimating experience is required for this position.
  3. Excellent working knowledge of Timberline, On-Screen Takeoff, Excel, and Word software.
  4. Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and coordinate team members.
  5. Has integrity: maintains normal standards of ethics, conduct, and organizational policies in job-related activities.
  6. Ability to operate office equipment, computer, printer, phone, copier, fax, etc.
  7. Effective written, verbal and presentation skills.
  8. Excellent knowledge of construction practices, methods, trends and crew data.
  9. Ability to perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently and accurately.


Layton Construction embraces federal employment guidelines regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action. It is the policy of Layton Construction to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees. Layton Construction is an affirmative action employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in any condition of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training and promotion.  

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