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New Development Construction Estimator
Nashville, TN

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Direct Hire

$75,000 - $90,000 / yr

Our client’s Estimating/Preconstruction Department is searching for a focused, professional Construction Estimator with experience in estimating management for their residential new developments and commercial industry ventures.
They are looking for highly competent self-starters who possess strong communication, problem solving and team building skills to Develop/Build & Grow within a Precon Estimating Department to contribute to it’s full potential as they grow throughout the area.

About the company:

A local (Nashville) Home Builder with a ton of growth, extensive company support staff as well as a company culture that exceeds most candidates’ expectations. They strive to provide (not only) the best environment for their team members – but the best product possible for this area at the market price point. They build custom, semi-custom and multifamily homes for the local Mid-Tn area. 



● Interpret Construction Documents to ensure all bids (quantities and
components) are complete and accurate at time of final estimate

● Establish and maintain component quantities database on a per product (tier)

● Utilize live cost data in the form of Purchase Orders and Variance Purchase
Orders to update and improve cost assumptions

● Assist the Real Estate Development team during the underwriting phase by
providing the most up to date cost information

● Create monthly/ quarterly cost trends according to project costs and

● Measure final estimate results against underwriting expectations

● Communicate alternative, value engineered options if final estimates do not
fall within cost parameters

 Prefer individuals with 5+ years’ experience in estimating within the commercial or homebuilding industry
 Bachelors Degree in Construction, Business, or other related field preferred.
 High level of understanding of Estimating and Preconstruction + Team Development & Management.
 Negotiating Skills are a big advantage Plus local vendor/supplier relationships! 
 Strong computer skills for Estimating/Preconstruction (Excel, Word, BuilderTrend, OnScreenTakeoff, etc.).
Compensation and Benefits
They offer a VERY compensation package including:
 Competitive salary starting at $75-90k+ (Open to Negotiation DOE ) 
 Bonus’ paid Quarterly
 Insurance 100% Paid
PLUS: Dental Insurance,  Vision Insurance,  Short/Long-Term Disability Coverage,  Life Insurance
 Vacation – 3 weeks
 Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
 401k plan with attractive match
 Paid Holiday (7)

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