Residential Construction Estimator

Diversified Property Services, Inc - Dulles, VA (30+ days ago)

If you are interested in this position, please forward resume and cover letter outlining the salary you are requesting and references. Previous applicants do not need to resubmit resumes.

Diversified Property Services, Inc of Dulles, VA is a locally owned and operated, Class A Virginia contractor serving the NoVa area for 25 years. We are seeking only qualified Estimators due to expansion. Immediate openings exist. We are seeking team players that are highly motivated, with a positive attitude and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have 4 years of experience in residential construction and estimating. Insurance reconstruction experience is preferred. Excellent verbal, written and personal communication skills are mandatory. Candidates must have a professional appearance and demeanor.

Position Summary:

Prepares estimates for construction rebuild projects and works with project management team to ensure a positive experience for our customers.

NOTE: Previous Residential Construction Experience Is Required

Essential Functions:

·Inspects the project with customer and prepares a highly detailed estimate for the customer or insurance company.

·Reviews estimate and job scope with insurance representatives and customer. Obtains approval to start project. Prepares necessary paperwork to begin project.

·Ensures adherence to proper procedures regarding contracts, payment arrangements, change orders and closing paperwork.

Skills and/or Knowledge Requirements

·Proficiency with Xactimate estimating software is required. DASH knowledge is a plus.

·Experience with construction materials, quality control, costs and techniques for maximizing project is essential.

·Knowledge of design techniques, construction principles and tools of the trade.

·Organization, multi-tasking and attention to detail in order to monitor materials, labor costs and deadlines is required.

·Ability to make independent decisions and guide and direct co-workers and trade workers.

We offer a competitive salary, company vehicle and gas allowance, health insurance, life insurance, sick leave, vacation, paid holidays and a company matched 401K plan.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year


  • Estimating: 2 years (Required)
  • Construction Estimating: 2 years (Required)