Senior Estimator


Diamond Peak Recruiting

Senior Estimator Santa Ana CA

Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Senior Estimator to join our dynamic team. The Senior Estimator will play a crucial role in the pre-construction phase by accurately estimating project costs and providing valuable insights to support decision-making processes. This individual will collaborate closely with project managers, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and other stakeholders to ensure the successful completion of projects within budgetary constraints and timelines.


  • Prepare comprehensive and accurate cost estimates for commercial construction projects, including but not limited to: conceptual estimates, preliminary estimates, and final bid estimates.
  • Analyze project specifications, drawings, and other documents to understand project requirements and identify potential risks or opportunities.
  • Conduct thorough quantity take-offs and material pricing to determine project costs.
  • Solicit and evaluate subcontractor and supplier bids to ensure competitiveness and quality.
  • Collaborate with the project team to develop value engineering solutions and cost-saving alternatives without compromising quality or safety standards.
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings, site visits, and project kick-off meetings as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, material costs, and construction methods to inform estimating processes.
  • Provide support and guidance to junior estimators as needed.
  • Assist in the negotiation of contracts and subcontract agreements.

Tagged as: Senior Estimator