Career Center >> Estimator
Estimating - Where attention to detail meets profitability.

Adams Group offers a competitive package including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Colonial Life Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) Plans with Matching

OVERVIEW: Responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on large and complex projects as required by the client’s documents. Provides complete conceptual and total bid price. ​Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements.

Required education and experience:

  • Associates degree preferred
  • Construction background and ability to read blueprints and specifications required
  • Average computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and preferably On-Screen Takeoff or similar digital material takeoff computer program)
  • Experience with social media (i.e. Salesforce or Facebook)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with strict and multiple deadlines required
  • Appearance must be clean and professional
  • Must have a positive and polite demeanor towards both internal and external customers (both in person and on the phone)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review construction documents to develop an understanding of the required scope of work
  • Correspond with general contractors, architects, vendors, and team members via telephone, email, or in-person as required
  • Utilize computer takeoff program to complete onscreen takeoffs of required scope of work.
  • Input takeoffs into computer
  • Source material and vendors for custom/non-stock items.
  • Obtain vendor pricing for outsourced materials and/or labor.
  • Obtain bids from subcontractors.
  • Use job folder to compile backup information (vendor pricing, emails)
  • Prepare cost analysis in computer by recalculating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items
  • Where predetermined standard(s) are not available, makes an estimate
  • Inform immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or computer database
  • Meet with Senior Estimators/Peers/Sales to review takeoff, plans, scope of work and final estimate
  • Work with Senior Estimators /Peers/Sales to prepare final estimate
  • Complete overall project estimates using in-house ERP system
  • Meet with project team to transfer all knowledge once projects are awarded
  • Networking functions and light travel (which may require evening hours) as requested by your supervisor

**This position can be performed remotely. Must have previous estimating experience on projects 100k-6+Mill. Must be a team player who is excited about getting jobs completed in an accurate and efficient manner.


Adams Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Workplace

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