Senior Estimator - Steel Industry

Senior Estimator - Steel Industry


Tampa, Florida

Employment Type



Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job ID



Our client is seeking a seasoned Senior Estimator (Steel Industry) to be responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates for small to large, often complex projects as required per customer’s bid documents to provide a complete written proposal, along with inclusions, exclusions, specific notes, and qualifications as applicable. 

Job Description:

Salary : $100000 - $130000

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Reviews and interprets requests for quotes (RFQ’s).
  • Reviews estimates for completeness and accuracy.
  • Reviews and understands bid documents, including all specifications and scope of work.
  • Executes take-offs from design (contract) drawings.
  • Inputs take-offs into Trimble Tekla EPM (formerly known as FabSuite) and/or Excel templates.
  • Proficient in email communication. This position is heavily-reliant on emailing for a written record of events.
  • Learns and adheres to the company’s estimating procedure.
  • Obtains and reviews vendor pricing for materials, subcontract services, etc. and files all relevant electronic information in digital quote folders.
  • Prepares cost estimate analysis and captures all applicable costs incurred from the fabrication of steel components.
  • Generates proposals based on clearly stated assumptions and company standards, even when detailed information is lacking.
  • Informs immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items.
  • Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, etc.
  • Attends departmental meetings as required.  



Job Requirements:

  • Education: BS in Construction Management/Construction Sciences/Engineering OR in lieu of education, the equivalent combination of technical training and related steel construction experience. Steel Industry.
  • Entry level to highly experienced candidates in the steel fabrication or construction industry will be considered.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Accurate and detailed oriented.
  • Must have the aptitude for the comprehensive reading of plan drawings and the ability to interpret project specifications.
  • Working knowledge of field operations and project management is a plus.
  • Must be self-motivated and self-sufficient who can apply these skills directly to estimates and constructability, to generate competitive bids.
  • Ability to present oneself as professional, innovative, and creative.
  • Able to foster a positive professional work environment both onsite with trade partners and in the office with co-workers.
  • Ability to handle many tasks successfully, even within tight time constraints.
  • Software Requirements: MS Windows, Excel (Proficient level), Word, and Outlook. AutoCAD preferred but not required.
  • Understand, or have the motivation and ability to learn, the AISC codes and guidelines, AISC Code of Standard Practice, AWS D1.1, AWS D1.5, and ASME Code.
  • Experience with Trimble Tekla EPM and Bluebeam is preferred.

Salary Range - $100,000 - $130,000




Contact Details:

Vince DeMonte

Director of Recruiting

Executive Alliance

direct dial - 631.498.8329