Lead Estimator

DV Brown & Associates is seeking an organized, reliable, candidate with excellent leadership skills to join our growing team as a Lead Estimator.  This individual is responsible for preparing bids, overseeing project estimating, budgeting and execution management.


  • 5 years experience estimating or managing commercial and light industrial projects.
  • Must have an eye for detail and accuracy with numbers as it relates to the field.
  • Must have strong communication skills (written and verbal) to communicate and develop relationships.
  • Must have a high level of negotiation experience and customer relation skills.
  • Coordinate information and construction documents amongst different parties (PM’s, superintendents, estimators, owners, architects, and trades.)
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good technology skills.
  • Procures necessary plans and specifications and distributes them to the appropriate personnel.
  • Requests for quotes from subcontractors.
  • Provides material take offs
  • Pre-qualify subcontractors.
  • Quantify and confirm sub trade pricing.
  • Review General and Supplemental Conditions
  • Completes scope review and build estimate, sets profitability with assistance from supervisor.
  • Submits Request for Information to Owner, A/E for bids.
  • Identifies scope risk, makes recommendations on how to mitigate risk.
  • Updates bid activity metrics.
  • Submits final bid package to Vice President for review.
  • Chairs bid reviews.
  • Attends pre-bid, pre-construction, and progress meetings when needed.
  • Verifies that necessary critical documents, local rules, and permits are complete, delivered and/or posted.
  • Monitors and communicates changes in the scope of a project and opportunities for additional revenue or cost savings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • College Degree in Business, Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Logistics or management preferred
  • General supervisory/management experience
  • 5-10 years of estimating experience
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, and relevant estimating software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

To apply for this job, please email you resume and cover letter to:  Omar Abdallah