Construction Estimator

Sigura Construction, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $75,000 - $100,000 a year

Sigura Construction is a family owned business serving the greater San Francisco Bay Area with over 25 years of experience in the construction field. Sigura Construction has extensive experience working on interior and exterior remodels and repairs, ground-up construction of custom homes, residential and commercial additions, multi-unit projects, and renovating properties affected by fire and water damage. We are currently seeking an experienced ESTIMATOR to join our professional team.

Duties & Responsibilities of Estimator:

  • Meet with clients to determine factors affecting the job, such as budget, preferences, purpose and function
  • Analyze and compile estimate data that impacts the cost of labor, materials, equipment requirements, location and other factors to ensure a high quality and timely estimate
  • Review drawings, specifications and proposed project site conditions; record findings and solicit input from field operations to include final project estimate
  • Review quantities to ensure accuracy of data used in estimates
  • Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness of the bid
  • Ability to work on multiple estimates simultaneously
  • Prepare and complete sales contract for the client
  • Ability to provide valued input, feedback and creative solutions during pre-construction efforts to help steer cost certainty during the early stages of project development
  • Ability to create accurate conceptual budgets as well as detailed final construction document in competitive bid deliveries
  • Apply mathematical calculations requiring advanced analytical processes to ensure logically estimated costs are accurate
  • Present estimate and participate in bid reviews with senior management to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Communicate with owners, subcontractors, public and private entities to ensure competitiveness
  • Communicate estimate bid information to field operations at pre-construction meetings to ensure understanding of scope of job and critical means and methods of construction
  • Participate in and/or lead design/build pre-construction services to ensure high quality, competitive estimates and schedules
  • Organizational skills are key

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency with all MS Office Products (outlook, word, excel, PP, MS Project, etc.) PlanGrid, BlueBeam, OST, and QuickBook software
  • Knowledge of construction principals and equipment capabilities
  • Knowledge of building construction, materials and methods
  • Knowledge of the laws and ordinances regulating building construction
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Keen attention to details

Base Salary and Performance Based Bonuses


  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Cell Phone
  • Gas card
  • Medical Benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Upon acceptance of offer, applicant will need to submit to a physical and drug test.

Job Type: Full-time


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