• Location: Sarasota, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #3513
  • Salary: $125,000

NextPath Career Partners is currently seeking a Lead Estimator to join our client’s team in Sarasota, FL. This is an on-site, direct hire position.

SALARY: $125-130K + bonus potential (depending on experience)


  • 3-10 Years of Experience in Commercial Construction Estimating in the fields of: Higher Education, Sports & Recreation, Government, Multi-Family, Commercial Office Construction, K-12 and Hotel Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or a related field
  • Understanding of Plans and Specifications
  • Detail oriented and ability to work within critical deadlines
  • Experience with Construction Management Software:
  • Estimating –MC2 or Equal, Planswift or Equal
  • Scheduling-Primavera, Microsoft Project or Equal
  • Invitation to Bid-Pipeline or Equal


  • Compile subcontractor and supplier bid lists for concurrent projects
  • Develop rapport with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Communicate with subcontractors regarding scope of work and value engineering alternatives
  • Review bid documents and develop scope of work for each discipline
  • Create bid tabulation sheets for subcontractor bid comparison
  • Perform digital takeoffs using on-screen takeoff software
  • Qualify subcontractor and supplier proposals to ensure in accordance to plans and specifications
  • Assist in developing estimates from conceptual, schematic, design development and final bid construction documents
  • Collaborate with design team in regards to details and product specifications
  • Prepare qualifications to accompany each level of estimate
  • Review projects with Company Principals in regards to subcontractor selection and final estimate preparation
  • Prepare all exhibits to accompany Owner contract
  • Assist in developing internal project database
  • Assist in developing customized data for estimating software
  • Attend local industry related networking events
  • Assist in preparing bid packages for state and/or local government projects

NextPath is a candidate centric recruiting firm focused on your career goals to help you find your next path! Our team of professional recruiters have over 80 years of combined experience to help you navigate a job change. Our clients span local and national with roles in sales, creative, marketing, and staffing on a direct, contract-to-perm, and contract (project) basis.
If the position above doesn’t appear to fit, we do have a host of clients with roles that could be a match and not every position will be posted. Feel free to reach out to find a better match by emailing your resume to apply@nextpathcp.com for a recruiter to engage.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer 
View all open jobs: http://www.nextpathcp.com



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