Residential Estimator for Custom Home Builder

H2 Builders - Bluffton, SC


Custom Home Builder with immediate opening for Experienced Residential Estimator. Join a highly professional team-oriented organization with a firm commitment to excellence, quality and integrity.


  • Prepare and submit bid packages, and analyze bids for completeness
  • Accurately perform quantity take-offs and analyze bid documents
  • Develop and maintain subcontractor contacts and relationships
  • Negotiate agreements with subcontractors for lump sum or unit pricing
  • Update estimating source data with regard to materials and methods
  • Understand all phases of the estimate and cost breakdown structure
  • Understand community guidelines and code requirements
  • Develop customized estimate strategy based on historical data, square foot pricing, or subcontractor budgeting
  • Understand constructability issues and develop value engineering alternatives
  • Effectively interface with Operations, Sales and Accounting
  • Understand and develop baseline project schedule
  • Understand how to fit subs to the size/scope of project
  • Facilitate Preconstruction/Operations turnover meeting
  • Perform cost analysis and report to sales staff on current pricing trends


  • 4 Year degree and 2 years related experience in estimating preferred
  • High level of computer proficiency with estimating and scheduling software
  • Excellent math, logic and organizational skills
  • Self-directed and work well with deadlines
  • Team player and compatibility with fellow workers in collaborative office environment

Job Type: Full-time


  • Residential Estimating: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)