Skip to content

Cost Estimator

We are looking for a part-time Cost Estimator to join the team! The Cost Estimator will collect and analyze data to estimate time, money, materials, and labor required for a variety of residential remodeling tasks for both small and large projects.

You must have knowledge of a broad range of construction methods and techniques such as:

Read and interpret plans

Basic knowledge of electrical and plumbing

Insulation

Painting and finishing

Air Sealing

Flooring

Drywall work

Tile work

Roofing phases

Green Building Practices

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
  • Read blueprints and technical documents to prepare estimates
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, clients, and contractors on estimates
  • Consult with industry experts to discuss estimates and resolve issues
  • Use computer software to calculate estimates (e.g. UDA, Builder Trend)
  • Evaluate a product’s cost-effectiveness or profitability
  • Recommend ways to make a product more cost effective or profitable
  • Work with sales teams to prepare estimates and bids for clients
  • Develop project plans for the duration of the project

You will have the following qualities:

  • Strong attention to detail for all phases of remodeling
  • Responsible and organized, able to coordinate and supervise among various jobs
  • Committed to excellent customer service, has good communication skills, and works well with others
  • Motivated and Independent self-starter
  • Computer and smart phone proficient
  • Non-smoker, drug & alcohol-free on the job
  • Has a valid WA driver's license and a good driving record
  • Clean, well-kept appearance

In return we offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid time off
  • Health/dental/rx and life insurance benefits
  • Simple IRA retirement plan

When responding to this posting please include the following:

  • Past work experience.
  • Why would you be an asset to our company?
  • Tell us something interesting about yourself.

Ready to apply?

Send resume, introduction and any other required information to be considered.

 

About Olga Lockhart

Olga Lockhart, Marketing Manager for Pathway Design & Construction, researches, analyzes, and writes about these key topics: Universal Design, Aging in Place, Northwest building & Seattle remodeling trends, air quality issues, and solutions, during construction. She's also willing to chat about travel and culture out of the office.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site! Scroll To Top