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The Estimator is responsible for the production of various levels of estimates, tracking and reporting on the cost of the Project from inception through completion.

Tasks associated with this responsibility:

  • Total cost estimating management for Project assigned.
  • Provide all required estimating, Cost Forecasting for the assigned Project.
  • Assist Planners and Designer's with the development of Project estimate for the assigned Projects.
  • Review all Planner and Designer estimates for the assigned Project.
  • Provide estimate comparison reports between the established Budget and The current estimate.
  • Developed Project Budget, and Final Bid Estimates on behalf of the Project Manager.
  • Develop professional services estimates for planning services, design services, Construction Manager services, and Project Manager services.
  • Develop reasonable levels of contingencies based on "Risk Assessment" criteria.
  • Review Planning, Design and Change Order estimates for assigned Project on behalf of the Project Manager.
  • Review of all Claims for assigned Project on behalf of The Project Manager.
  • Provide cost trend data for The Project Manager.
  • Input all cost estimate data relative to assigned Project.
  • Work with scheduling and accounting to maintain the Project cost.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university preferred.
  • Must have five or more years of related experience (relative to industry) and/or training.
  • Must be proficient using Word, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Must have experience with an established estimating software.
  • Must work efficiently and handle many tasks simultaneously.

Skills and Competencies required to perform tasks:

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients or employees of organization.
  • Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graph, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.
  • Deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Work in various offices, tour construction sites and work with computer digitizer and other equipment.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and evaluate situation and make accurate decision immediately.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and plan schedules accordingly.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to use general office equipment such as phones, copiers, and facsimiles.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace.
  • Desire to perform at the highest level of achievement.
  • Ability to accurately type 45 words per minute.
  • Strong initiative and deliverable oriented.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and company.
  • Supervisory skills.

Relevant Knowledge Base:

  • Knowledge of organizational structure of company.
  • Knowledge of commonly accepted filing and record keeping methods.
  • Principles of Supervision.
  • Knowledge of e-mail, electronic filings and electronic document control.

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Please send your resume through email.
If you would prefer to mail or fax your resume, please use the following methods:
A. L. Johnson Contracting Company, Inc.
236 Forsyth Ave. Suite 402
Atlanta, GA 30303
Fax: (404) 223-3111
Phone: (404) 223-3100
Attn: Angela Wyatt

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