Charlotte, NC 28202

Posted: 01/31/2019 Industry: Other Job Number: 169385 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

This is a direct hire position

The Estimator will be responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on large and complex projects as required by client’s documents and providing complete conceptual and total bid price

Reviewing and evaluating Requests for Estimates

Preparing weekly bid calendar and ensuring timely completion of estimates

Reviewing estimates and revisions for completeness and accuracy

Creating job folders

Reviewing construction documents and understanding scope of work to bid

Executing take-offs of construction documents

Inputting take-offs into computer spreadsheet

Obtaining pricing for materials

Obtaining bids from subcontractors

Preparing cost analysis in computer by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items

Making an estimate where predetermined standard(s) are not available

Informing immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted item or computer database

Developing and maintain resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.

Attending departmental meetings as required

Photocopying documents and plans


High School Diploma or GED required

5-8 years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and expertise

Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees

Knowledge of Estimation software is strongly encouraged

Experience with estimating techniques and cost control

Ability to perform detailed labor and material take-offs


HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Katie Day

Katie Day is a recruiter with HKA Enterprises. While Katie recruits for all industries, her favorite is craft & light industrial. Her advice for job seekers is "Ask questions. Follow up. Don’t be late."

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