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Estimator - Commercial construction

  • Location:

    New Britain, Connecticut

  • Sector:

    Construction & Development

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$140000.00 - US$170000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -072023-80138_1692815325

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


Growing commercial General Contractor seeking an Estimator in a newly created role to assist in the growth of the company through winning new projects. This position will report directly to the President.

Construction Project Estimator


  • Blueprint Analysis - Expertly interpret proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related construction documents to identify labor, material, and time requirements.

  • Bid Management - Prepare competitive bids for new construction projects and ensure project profitability.

  • Change Order Estimation - Accurately estimate and manage change orders during all project phases.

  • Cost Analysis - Compute and forecast costs efficiently by thoroughly analyzing labor, material, and time requirements.

  • Data Analysis & Reporting - Proficient in analyzing construction-related information, project planning, and reporting research results to stakeholders.


  • Software Proficiency - Strong experience with HCSS HeavyBid, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and either MS Project or Primavera.

  • Bid Preparation Experience - Proven track record in preparing and securing winning bids in the construction industry.

  • General Contractor Experience - Minimum of 5 years experience obtained within a leading general contractor environment.

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.


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