Senior Estimator

New Orleans, LA 70112

Posted: 01/31/2019 Industry: Other Job Number: 169391 Pay Rate: DOE

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
  • Reviewing construction documents and understanding scope of work to bid
  • Executing take-offs of construction documents
  • 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






  • 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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