Assistant Estimator, Construction Salary
The average pay for an Assistant Estimator, Construction is $42,066 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Job Description for Assistant Estimator, Construction
The assistant estimator for construction reviews project documents and establishes pricing for all of the projects in a specific geographic area. They are also responsible for reviewing project specifications and working in close collaboration with the district manager when performing their duties. The assistant estimator for construction also assists the superintendent and project manager with the overall plan of construction, solicits and obtains bids from subcontractors, prepares the contract agenda of values for authorization by the superintendent and project manager, and helps prepare the start and finish checklists.Read More...
Other activities performed by the assistant estimator for construction include securing subcontracts and purchase order agreements, assisting the project manager in creating a monthly snapshot report, and assisting the superintendent in ensuring the project meets all contract requirements. This job require the assistant estimator to maintain outstanding relationships with the architect, owner, subcontractors, engineers, municipal authorities, suppliers, and company personnel working on the project. Documenting a potential schedule delay and notifying a supervisor promptly is another essential task performed by this professional.
Candidates for assistant estimator for construction positions must have a minimum of two years of customer service and/or sales experience, be able to pass a drug test and criminal background test, and a high school diploma or equivalent. They must have experience reading and interpreting specs, plans, and blueprints as well. The job also requires a strong background in PC-based scheduling and spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel and Project.
Assistant Estimator, Construction Tasks
- Interpret plans and construction materials to propose and double-check estimates.
- Identify and resolve deviations from the proposal, including scope and specifications.
- Oversee work progress, complete logs, and update supervisors about challenges.
- Write up technical reports, subcontracts, purchase orders, project updates, and proposals.
Assistant Estimator, Construction Job Listings
Search for more jobs:
Popular Skills for Assistant Estimator, Construction
Pay Difference by Location
Related Job Salaries
Key Stats for Assistant Estimator, Construction
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.