Project Estimator Resume Samples

The main duty of a Project Estimator is to accurately estimate the total cost related to construction projects or on new product development. The job description entails reviewing bids provided by subcontractors and helps the company in choosing the cost-effective option. A well-drafted Project Estimator Resume showcases the following duties – understanding the requirements of the project, selecting metrics and producing valid estimates; visiting warehouses and sites to gather necessary information, performing a risk analysis, analyzing data and producing forecasts; evaluating offers and quotes; and fostering relationships with key vendors.

Highlighting job skills include the following – basic understanding of accounting and project management concepts; deep understanding of research methodologies, data analysis, and estimation metrics; excellent knowledge of related software; and negotiation skills. There is no specific degree pertaining to this position, however, employers want a degree relating to the construction field.

 

Project Estimator Resume

Headline : Seeking to obtain a position with an established construction company to utilize estimating, scheduling, and managerial skills using various tools listed in the area of civil, mechanical piping, structural steel, and equipment installation.

Skills : Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, Aspen Icarus K/Base, Primavera EC 5.0.

Description :

    1. Plan, coordinate and prepare construction cost estimates primarily for design-build or hard bid construction projects.
    2. Review project specifications, drawings, and attend pre-bid meetings to determine the scope of work and required contents of estimate.
    3. Identify and pre-qualify subcontractors for development of subcontractor bid list.
    4. Coordinate and send out subcontractor bid packages, amendments, and requests for information.
    5. Review subcontractor bid scope of work and prepare bid summary evaluation for all trades for review by Project Manager.
    6. On design-build projects, coordinate the required pricing documents with the project team and participate in constructability and RFP compliance reviews.
    7. Prepare a detailed estimate and summary for review by the project team and upper management.
    8. Identifying recommended subcontractors, areas with limited subcontractor pricing, large differences in pricing and other areas of risk.
    9. Assist the Project Manager with vendor and subcontractor procurement.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Project Estimator-Draftsman Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a construction estimating position utilizing 17+ years of experience in the construction industry in order to complete complex, challenging projects using mathematical, interpersonal communication, and bid work skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management, Construction, Autocad, Google Docs, Google Earth, ArcGIS.

Description :

    1. Performed quantity surveys, accumulated data, solicited pricing from vendors and made calculations required for submission of comprehensive bid packages.
    2. Completed estimate notification forms; submitted to administrative departments for tax, licensing and labor information.
    3. Review bid documents to identify bid scope of work, compiled various statistical data for use in bid estimates, including material, labor, and equipment requirements.
    4. Solicited pricing from vendors and subcontractors, reviewed scopes/proposals to ensure accuracy for bid proposals.
    5. Entered vendor/subcontractor pricing into estimating program, prepared final bid package/scope proposal.
    6. Conducted bid adjudications prior to submitting bids, and submitted final bid packages.
    7. Completed the bidding of simultaneous multimillion-dollar projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
HS


Project Estimator Manager Resume

Summary : Looking to obtain a position that will utilize education and work experience. Possess definite leadership qualities in the workforce and believe, would be a great asset to any company.

Skills : Exceptional Leadership And Junior Leader Management Skills, Communication Planning And Implementation, Systems, Project, and Continuous Process Management.

Description :

    1. Project Estimator responsible for estimating job costs, managing projects, and ensuring timely payment for executed projects.
    2. Determine scope of work and required contents of estimate by reviewing specifications, drawings, and attending bid meetings.
    3. Prepare estimates by calculating takeoffs for the specified scope of work for each project.
    4. Price work based on material quantities and boss's feedback on pricing.
    5. Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimates figures.
    6. Interface with owner and general contractors to ensure the company upholds contractual requirements.
    7. Follow awarded contracts as assigned - may include extra work items, change orders, credits; procuring material, etc.
    8. Attend and participate in small business meetings and disadvantaged business enterprise opportunities in the local community to further business development for the company.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Project Estimator I Resume

Summary : Experience in project estimating, engineering, sales/marketing, with emphasis on cost analysis, and market applications. A decisive individual with the ability to identify situations and formulate appropriate measures.

Skills : MS Office, Negotiation, Time Management, Organization, Attention To Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity.

Description :

    1. Consolidating all racing powertrain development, engineering, and testing facilities, as well as electric motor and propulsion systems.
    2. Develop and maintain thorough and complete knowledge of all contract documents throughout the life of the project.
    3. Construct full detailed cost estimates from architectural sketches/schematics/concepts to estimate revisions, field orders, change orders, etc.
    4. Subsequently, evaluate, negotiate and settle contractor's change orders.
    5. Review & evaluate cost breakdowns for monthly contractor payment requests and make recommendations to GM regarding payment.
    6. Prepare contract and budget forecasts and percent complete calculations for all contractor's and subcontractor's work.
    7. Manage the financial tracking and cash flow forecasting spreadsheet for the GM financial team.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Project Estimator-Coordinator Resume

Headline : To obtain a full-time position in a progressive construction firm that will provide with an opportunity for personal and professional enrichment and to enhance, facilitate and utilize skills abilities.

Skills : Procurement, Stratiegic Planning, Product Management.

Description :

    1. Consult with outsides sources and analyze documents to create time, cost, materials and labor estimates.
    2. Create cost tracking and reporting operational systems.
    3. Create estimates and cost or expenditure statements for use in future project consideration.
    4. Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information, controlling construction costs.
    5. Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements, setting priorities.
    6. Prepares construction budget by studying home plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting costs for each elevation.
    7. Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements.
    8. Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, negotiating the price.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA

Assist Project Estimator Resume

Headline : Seeking for a management position within a top-notch company to create a rewarding partnership.

Skills : All Microsoft, Adobe, Good Communicator, Outside of the Box Thinker, Team Player, Strong Mechanical, Good Problem Solver.

Description :

    1. Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, negotiating the price.
    2. Maintains cost keys and price masters by updating information.
    3. Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
    4. Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
    5. Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
    6. Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
    7. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops.
    8. Reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.
    9. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Project Estimator II Resume

Headline : Seeking to obtain a career with responsibilities and duties, where knowledge and abilities can be used to benefit both.

Skills : Microsoft, Lotus 1-2-3, Time Management, Organization, Attention To Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity.

Description :

    1. Examine and perform all facets of projects to make certain estimates are precise, in order to maintain or increase competitiveness and profitability.
    2. Involved in all types of projects from "materials only" to "turn-key".
    3. Work with clients to review plans, cost estimates, timelines, financing, and expectations.
    4. Review each set of plans, do a timely takeoff and preparing to price in the allotted time.
    5. Manage employees to ensure that lead times, safety, customer satisfaction, and quality standards/expectations are met.
    6. Work with subcontractors and employees to coordinate work schedules, make sure work is being completed safely and efficiently, and that completion dates are on schedule.
    7. Experience in concrete, steel erection, wood framing, and finish work.
    8. Procurement of proper permits, bonds, required materials, and testing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HS

Associate Project Estimator Resume

Objective : Result Driven professional with 5 years of experience. Expertise in construction planning, development, and operations management, skilled in use and knowledge of resources in order to maximize profitability.

Skills : Python, Matlab, Project Management, Solidworks.

Description :

    1. Determined system needs and consulted with hardware vendors and service providers to optimize system performance for end-users.
    2. Designed and implemented scope drawings for end-user consisting of 10 to 500 work stations.
    3. Interacted with CIOs and IT departments to determine issues and requirements.
    4. Significantly enhanced the company's operational performance by implementing a stand-alone purchasing application upgrade project.
    5. Developed new purchasing forms for use by vendors, accounting, operations, and logistics.
    6. Cost-effectively developed and administered budgets to maximize bottom-line profits.
    7. Achieved cost savings by negotiating with distributors to discount items purchased in large quantities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate

Assistant Project Estimator Resume

Objective : Involved, hands-on, and team-oriented professional with proficiency in executive management and great experience in project planning and operational coordination. Succeeded in completing multiple projects on many different levels, such as public works maintenance repairs and installations, underground utilities, etc.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Professionalism, Productivity, Documentation Skills, Written Communication, Data Entry Management Equipment Maintenance.

Description :

    1. Carried out functions for appropriate crew size, equipment, and materials needed, including concrete, carpentry, earthwork, and utilities.
    2. Involved in the solicitation of subcontractor and supplier bids.
    3. Held responsible for preparing budget estimates for design-build endeavors.
    4. Oversaw project process from conceptualization through execution of construction works.
    5. Coordinated with designers to assist in providing cost-effective alternatives for "value engineering" a budget, 
    6. Assisting the architect as a part of the design team to complete design in adherence to government specifications and requirements.
    7. Review each set of plans, do a timely takeoff and preparing to price in the allotted time.
    8. Wrote and submitted proposals for military projects, including price, technical, and design submittals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Project Estimator II Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain an estimating position with a professional company with opportunities for advancement which will utilize deep product knowledge, computer, organizational, and communication skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Construction, Construction Estimator, Analytical Skills, Education, Weightlifting, Writing, Research.

Description :

    1. Source material from multiple vendors for best pricing and shortest lead times.
    2. Perform hardware presentations with customers with details of product operation.
    3. Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
    4. Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
    5. Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements.
    6. Prepared the estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
    7. Focused on the labor, material, equipment, and subcontractors needed to complete the site work, demolition, exterior.
       
    8. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AAS

Project Estimator III Resume

Summary : Seeking for a challenging position in claims at a growth-oriented firm, which will allow to both further utilize the skills and acquire new abilities.

Skills : Microsoft Office And Quickbooks, Xactimate.

Description :

    1. Prepare written estimates for residential, commercial, & multi-family homes.
    2. Estimate service work, take-offs, materials, and parts for general reconstruction; act as the liaison between customer, insurance reps, and technicians.
    3. Track service/work orders; parts requests; perform timely follow-up with customers.
    4. Focused on the labor, material, equipment, and subcontractors needed to complete the site work, demolition, exterior.
    5. Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
    6. Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
    7. Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Accounting

Sr. Project Estimator Resume

Headline : Experienced professionals as a Project Estimator. Trained in organizational leadership in both project management and project leadership. A proven track record for developing quality relationships and bridging communications between owners, staff, and professionals.

Skills : Advanced Computer Application Skills, Coach, Manager, Analyst.

Description :

    1. Review project bid requests for the scope of work and determine if the project would be beneficial to pursue.
    2. Review project specifications for intricacies of specific projects to minimize risk.
    3. Accurately perform quantity take-offs for commercial paint projects up to $500,000.
    4. Use quantities from take-offs, labor production rates, and specifications to build competitive bids.
    5. Request material quotes for cost-saving opportunities and keeps pricing updated in the database.
    6. Focused on the labor, material, equipment, and subcontractors needed to complete the site work, demolition, exterior.
    7. Conduct walk-through or site visits as necessary to gather additional information to complete bids accurately.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Jr. Project Estimator Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Project Estimator with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment in which your company prides itself.

Skills : Autocad, 3D Rhino, Microsoft Office, Illustrator, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Create and execute project estimates, work with drawings, specifications, supplier quotations, engineering standards, and other information to provide accurate material take-offs.
    2. Finding finish schedules and specifications on scope intended to bid, create cost files and customer letters.
    3. Create and maintain the part number of databases.
    4. Source and request quote from local and overseas vendors for value-engineered projects, comparing pricings and eliminate high pricing.
    5. Generate estimates for multi-million dollar oil & gas projects located worldwide.
    6. Attend cost/bid review meetings to aid in making the sale.
    7. Work closely with an application, design, electrical and mechanical engineers to ensure the validity of estimate.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate