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    Woodhull - Commercial Construction

Our Commercial Construction division is hiring a Senior Estimator responsible for calculating all aspects of commercial  projects. Our Senior Estimator also assists in coordinating pre-construction work including soliciting subcontractor proposals and arranging site visits. The pre-construction team aims to ensure a project’s success through rigorous estimating and effective communication between many stakeholders involved in our projects. 

As our Senior Estimator, you will be expected to:

  • Develop construction estimates and perform material take-offs utilizing estimating software and cloud-based tools.
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently to reliably deliver projects to specified deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively over the phone, email, and in person with our team as well as clients, architects, subcontractors, and material suppliers.
  • Solicit bids from our trade partners, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Assist the Director of Commercial Construction in developing accurate preconstruction and project schedules and proposals.
  • Develop conceptual estimates based on conceptual drawing sets.
  • Record, analyze, and use historical data to improve the quality of estimates.
  • Ensure that estimates are complete, well organized, and ready for review. 
  • Present estimates during client meetings and field client questions
  • Schedule milestone meetings with internal project teams and work with project managers and superintendents to hand off projects from estimating to project management once contracted. 
  • Expand subcontractor network locally and in remote locations.


  • A minimum of 3 years experience as an estimator.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the A/E/C industry – commercial construction experience preferred.
  • Track record of estimating commercial projects up to $15M
  • In-depth knowledge of ProCore or similar Construction Management Software
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to quickly and accurately perform quantity take-offs from drawing sets
  • A deep understanding of commercial construction methods and practices
  • In-depth knowledge of construction drawings including MEP, civil, structural
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • An analytical approach and keen attention to detail
  • Familiarity with different contract structures and delivery methods
  • An ability and desire to work as part of a team

Our Benefits Include:

  • 6 weeks paid vacation per year
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Competitive salary for the Portland market
  • Company vehicle with fuel card and EZ Pass
  • Flexible work options
  • Employer-sponsored health benefits and group dental/vision plans
  • HSA, Medical FSA, and Dependent Care FSA options
  • Employer-matched 401k retirement plan
  • Profit-sharing opportunities
  • Options to foster professional growth

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