• Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #4027
  • Salary: $130,000

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

SALARY: $130-150K (depending on experience)


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8 years of progressive experience in construction cost estimating, and 6–12 months of on-site experience is preferred.
  • Successfully led pursuits valued at up to $150 million in various delivery methods. 
  • Extensive knowledge of bid preparation; including quantity takeoff procedures and systems, subtrade partner procurement, pricing, interdepartmental functions, general expense philosophy and bid-closing procedures.
  • Understanding of compensation models, market conditions, business trends, internal historical information and competitors to develop win strategies.
  • Experience estimating all scopes, with the capability of building conceptual estimates.


  • Leads medium-to-large estimates or components of large estimates and is accountable for that specific scope of work. Leads win strategy development
  • Conducts detailed analysis of contract documents and specifications to determine and validate overall project requirements.
  • Ensures the completion of full quantity take-offs of all labor, equipment, and materials from project documents and identifies missing information.
  • Leads the development of conceptual estimate proposal submissions and presentations to support construction management and design-build pursuits.
  • Supports the estimate lead by populating tender forms, generating requests for information, anticipating proposal requirements, and assisting to establish a pursuit schedule.
  • Conducts risk and opportunity analysis by reviewing all bid related documents and utilizing project and industry knowledge.
  • Assists with bid document control by documenting, organizing, and archiving all information relating to the estimate for successful transfer to the project team.
  • Performs bid-day assignments and supporting other estimators to successfully close various scopes.
  • Coordinates with internal departments and external stakeholders to create site logistics, a schedule, an execution plan, and project budget requirements.
  • Completes and presents final cost estimate and tender submission to chief estimator and district management for review and approval before submission to the client.
  • Establishes a critical path schedule for the estimate/pursuit and reviewing work completed by estimators on the pursuit.
  • Leads a team including mentoring and coaching direct and indirect reports.

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 
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