Estimator II



Minimum 4 years verifiable experience on the Contractor side as a commercial Estimator


CSP’s and Hard Bids:

  • Preparation of Spec Section Matrix
  • Preparation of Call List
  • Recruitment of Sub/Vendor Bidders
  • Quantity takeoff for all trades
  • Project specific scope for all trades and Tabsheets
  • Preparation of Google Sheet Sum Form
  • Bid Day Room setup
  • Prepare first pass at General Conditions Estimate
  • Tabulate portion of trades on Bid Day


CM@ Risk Projects:

  • Preparation of Project-specific Bid Tabs to publish bidders
  • Conduct Pre-Bid Conference
  • Preparation of Pogue Self-performance Estimate
  • Participation in Bid Day prep and presentation to Owner
  • Scope verification conversations with Bidders post-Bid Day
  • Compilation of all portions final GMP pricing booklet
  • Coordination with Field Ops to present the GMP to the Owner
  • Final turnover of Field Ops for construction


Conceptual Estimating:

  • Adaption of the above CSP and CMAR techniques to price scope implied but not shown

Required Skills/Expectations

  • Project takeoff and organization
  • Google Sheets technology
  • Microsoft Suite (Excel/Word/Outlook)
  • Construction means and methods
  • How spec sections apply to trades
  • Unit Price fluency
  • Subcontractor/Supplier influence
  • Bid Tabulation technique
  • Contribute to process improvement efforts
  • Time Management
  • Confidence when initiating phone calls with project partners
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Active Listening
  • Internal and external customer service

Candidate Requirements 

Minimum 4 years verifiable experience on the Contractor side as a commercial Estimator

Local with a strong understanding of the DFW market

K-12 experience is a plus


Check, verify and mentor Estimator 1 and PE (rotational) activities:

  • Spec Section Matrixes
  • Quantity takeoffs
  • Tabsheet prep
  • Google Sheet setup

Additional Information

Position type: Full Time, Employee

Pogue Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements for consideration via:

Telephone: 972.529.9401
Mail: Pogue Construction
Attn:  Megan Forbes
1512 Bray Central, Suite 300
McKinney, TX 75069

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