Senior Estimator - Glazing

  • US$120000 - US$170000 per annum
  • Fremont, California
  • Construction


  • Be proactive in achieving daily goals as well as near and far future goals and to-do items.
  • Negotiated commercial projects within our core markets and work closely with general contractors, vendors, architects, owners.
  • Handling the project from first estimate all the way through contracts being formalized.
  • Ability to look beyond the information that has been given, to ask the right questions and work to provide a complete project cost evaluation.
  • Must be a collaborative and passionate advocate for our customers, empowering and informing them throughout the project.
  • Must be aggressive in providing innovative solutions to complex issues as they arise related to cost, lead-times, trade partner, and/or specified products or materials.
  • Ability to make reliable predictions it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating across all scopes of work.
  • Must have experience preparing detailed conceptual cost estimates and conceptual cost studies from schematic or feasibility level documentation.
  • Ability to prepare detailed estimates and as the design evolves, develop variance summaries between estimates and value engineering studies throughout.
  • Ability to assemble a complete presentation-worthy estimate package that clearly communicates project cost.
  • Must be able to collaborate with project team to establish the necessary staffing and project requirements.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of unit costs and the factors that affect construction cost.
  • Ability to prepare detailed instructions to bidders, trade specific clarifications and comprehensive bid packages.
  • Must have experience with the bidding process: soliciting bids, communicating with bidders, evaluating GC proposals, using bid tally sheets, etc.
  • Make GC aware recommendations to the customer/owner and negotiate and finalize contracts with trade partners.
  • Must be prepared to participate and often lead the preparation and presentation of cost/budget information to the customer/owner.
  • Must have experience being a member of the team involved in request for proposal responses (RFP's) and the formal presentation for a project.
  • Able to engage and develop business with new existing customers.


  • Meets qualifications and experience in responsibilities outlined in "Estimator"
  • Excellent listening skills and strong communication skills.
  • Creative and innovative approaches and solutions on a project-by-project basis.
  • Ability to identify, adapt to, and resolve complex issues.
  • Effective participation in team environment, with both external and internal teammates.

Junaid Saleem Business Manager - Glazing, Roofing and Building Materials
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