Estimator - Atlanta, GA / Hybrid Job at Bilfinger, Atlanta, GA

  • Bilfinger
  • Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Estimator - Atlanta, GA / Hybrid

Centennial is a national leader in renovation, construction, and design-build services, with a national reach spanning from Florida to Alaska, with offices led by construction professionals sharing a common goal; to keep promises, honor commitments and exceed client expectations. Our performance is what has helped, and continues to help forge strong partnerships, which are strengthened over time.

Driven by integrity and a long-standing culture of performance excellence, Centennial doesn't just build structures - we transform spaces and create places. These are unique places for our clients to learn, teach, work, play, and heal. With 30 years of nationwide experience, on over $4 billion in diverse projects, we excel at making the impossible possible. Centennial provides employees opportunities, both internally and externally, to further develop in their role, yet also grow into other roles, and even leadership positions.

The Role

The Estimator develops accurate, timely and detailed cost estimates on architectural, electrical, civil/structural and mechanical disciplines by providing accurate quantity surveys and preparation of subcontractor and vendor work scopes and quote analysis.


  • 4+ years experience in the construction industry with a commercial or industrial general contractor
  • Experience with detailed fixed price estimates using RS Means, Bluebeam or other Unit Price Book software to produce detailed line item estimates
  • Understanding of principles, methods, and techniques of Engineering
  • Must demonstrate a strong ability to:
    • Adapt and be flexible to frequent changes in a fast-paced work environment
    • Demonstrate integrity consistent with Centennial's core values
    • Collaborate and work effectively in a team environment with people of various backgrounds and styles
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to include clear, concise, and professional presentation of information
    • Adapt to the constantly evolving world of technology, design, means and methods, systems may include but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite, ProCore, Adobe, and BlueBeam
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field highly desired


  • Project Management: Attends pre-issuance site visits to determine existing conditions and client needs; Assists in interpreting and analyzing project drawings and specifications, proposals and other documentation; Works with project team to ensure they have all the proper documentation during each phase of the bidding process;

  • Estimating: Develops preliminary approximations of types of materials to be used and basic quantity count; Assists in preparing estimates for each project or delivery order based on Requests For Proposals, Statement of Work, technical specifications and drawings or sketches; Supports the determination of the most cost-effective material that correspond to project drawings and specifications; Reviews and verifies scope of work includes all necessary materials and supplies and excludes unnecessary items; Assists in setting up bid sheets and summary sheets; Identifies all work items on each job order and estimate quantities of each item; Enters line items into Unit Price Book software using RS Means or other line item estimating tools ; Develops pricing for non-scheduled line items; Contributes to meeting project performance metrics for timely completion of material takeoffs

  • Subcontractor Management: Arranges and coordinates subcontractor pre-proposal site visits; Provides request to bid to subcontractors; Helps with the assembly of bid packages and ensure delivery to subcontractors promptly; Solicits detailed proposal information from at least 3 vendors and/or subcontractors with all supporting documentation on equipment, material and labor costs for materials or equipment not covered in an industry standard manual or for work to be performed by subcontractor; Evaluates vendor and subcontractor proposals to confirm compliance with scope of work; Negotiates delivery order subcontractor agreements based upon this information

  • Safety: Ensures compliance with Centennial's Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) guidelines and procedures along with all local requirements (OSHA, USACE EM385.1.1, etc.)

  • Responsible for driving between project sites that are often miles apart or miles from the assigned office location.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

  • Performance of the required job duties will be in an office environment along with visits to sites that are under construction which may include various weather conditions
  • The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
    • The ability to walk terrain and surfaces that may be far, uneven, or temporary
    • The ability to regularly sit, stand, walk, talk and hear
    • The ability to frequently use hands to finger, handle or feel
    • The ability to occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, squat, or reach
    • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

The salary range for this position is $63,000.00 - $146,103.00.


Please reach out to Kelly Cocca Baker (281) 714 - 6883 for any questions related to this position.

Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, on the basis of traits historically associated with race (including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), or any other status protected by the law.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

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Job Tags

Temporary work, For contractors, For subcontractor, Local area, Home office, Flexible hours,

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