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Senior Estimator

The Bobbitt Group, Inc.
Raleigh, NC 27607

Senior Estimator


The Senior Estimator is a highly visible project member on a team responsible for delivering exceptional and trusted client services in the construction industry. This role aggregates and analyzes all relevant data for preconstruction projects as necessary for the team to fulfill its responsibility to internal and external stakeholders.


The Senior Estimator will contribute to the day-to-day administration of the full suite of preconstruction services. These may include feasibility studies, budget estimates from conceptual design to final bidding, comparative studies, value engineering, and presentation of the same to clients. The Senior Estimator may be part of efforts to secure new business opportunities, including involvement in industry organizations and participation in the project interview process.


Education/ Years of Experience:

  • Minimum (3) years of experience in commercial construction, MEP experience a plus.

  • Has been the lead Senior Estimator on several projects or significant portions of larger projects


Direction, Supervision & Authority:

  • This position reports to the Chief Estimator.

  • This position works with the Junior Estimators and Project Engineers on the project team



  • Software proficiency

  • Microsoft Office Suite, with high level of proficiency using Excel

  • On Screen Take-off (OST) or similar digital takeoff software

  • Adobe products or Bluebeam PDF Software

  • Provide complete preconstruction services to our clients and operations team with minimal oversight

  • Able to travel to Triad, Charlotte, Wilmington, or Columbia SC occasionally for a site visit / client meeting.

  • Prepare and analyze pricing proposals to include current market and regional conditions, historical data, material escalation, internal estimate and subcontractor input in order to provide complete and accurate estimates to our clients

  • Participate in the design and preconstruction phase with all stakeholders including owners, design team, consultants and Bobbitt operations to move the project into the construction phase

  • Presentation and interviews with clients, including strategic preparation

  • Fully understand all building systems and opportunities to control or reduce costs

  • Understand construction drawings and specifications and identify missing elements to provide complete proposals

  • Understand project scheduling, phasing and logistical planning of projects

  • Manage and delegate responsibilities for multiple projects and deadlines

  • Understand geotechnical reports

  • Understand LEED Requirements


Qualities and Attributes:

  • Leadership - carries oneself as a leader and knowledge holder of the project; facilitates the decision-making process

  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and passion for construction and our industry

  • Self-motivated and proactive takes initiative and seeks responsibility

  • Integrity - behaves consistently with The Bobbitt Way

  • Self-development seeks continuous improvement of knowledge and abilities

  • Production Consistency ability to recognize and appreciate quality and will adhere to company standards

  • Adaptable is flexible with the ever-changing world of technology, design, means and methods and can roll with the punches the construction world produces

  • Teamwork and Collaboration is able to work collaboratively with people of various backgrounds and styles

  • Client Relationships able to sustain existing client relationships and develop new client relationships

  • Subcontractor Relationships fosters positive relationships with subcontractors and vendors

  • Coach, train and educate preconstruction team members

  • Time Management understands and knows what tasks are more important than others and what needs to be solved immediately and what can wait; able to multi-task effectively

  • Respectful is punctual, engaged/focused, and respectful of others

  • Resilient able to adapt well in the face of multiple and sometimes shifting priorities and deadlines

  • Analytical is a capable problem solver, optimizer, and critical thinker

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.




Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-05

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The Bobbitt Group, Inc.
Raleigh, NC 27607

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