Senior Estimator
Austin, TX  / Houston, TX  / San Antonio, TX 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors is currently seeking Senior Estimators to join our team! The Senior Estimator will be responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for various construction projects across our company footprint.

- Estimating and Cost Analysis:

  • Develop full estimates based on sometimes limited information at all phases of the project design progression. (Program, Concept, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documents).  Must be capable of anticipating and estimating elements not yet shown in design but required to complete the project.
  • Review and understand narratives, plans and specifications to ensure alignment between pricing and the scope of work. 
  • Participate in the development and review of design alternatives, cost options, and value engineering.
  • Develop and manage the pricing bid strategy, break outs, and work packages.
  • Explain pricing and costs to clients and engineers.
  • Assist project team(s) in evaluating submitted proposals and assist with development of scopes of work to be outlined in subcontracts.
  • Coordinate with marketing personnel regarding technical aspects of proposals.

- Design Review:
  • Conduct review of drawings and specifications to ensure adequacy of information for respective level of documents.
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to research and interpret relevant building codes.
  • Participate in project meetings as needed, come prepared, and participate constructively. 
  • Provide input on constructability, logistics, & sequencing as well as design considerations and pricing. 

  • Provide input for schedule related to task durations.
  • Identify and communicate lead times for incorporation into schedule. 

Minimum Requirements:
  • 10 (ten) years of commercial construction experience, with at least 5 (five) years of estimating experience.
  • A positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Experience using the following or similar software: OnCenter, Sage Timberline, Bluebeam Revu/Studio, Building Connected, and other industry related software.
  • Candidate must have good written and verbal communication skills and a collaborative approach working with both clients, design team members and subcontractors.
  • Candidate must have strong fundamental mathematical and visualization skills.
  • Must be competent in use of Microsoft software, including collecting and analyzing data in Excel, and creating documents and preparing correspondence in Outlook & Word.
  • Must possess the ability to write reports, develop forms, speak effectively to small groups and communicate effectively with all levels and functions of the organization.

Preferred Requirements:
  • Knowledge of subcontractor market.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science, Engineering, Architecture, or any applicable degree program.
  • Experience working in the field on Construction projects (project management or field supervision experience).
  • Experience using BIM software (Revit, Navisworks, Assemble, etc.

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
10+ years
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