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Senior Estimator in Philadelphia, PA at Gilbane

Date Posted: 9/9/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  Senior Estimator is responsible for generating all estimating deliverables.


Experience: Minimum of 10 years estimating experience on projects having estimated costs ranging from $100,000 to $50,000,000. Estimating experience from conceptual thru construction document phases required. Knowledge of Timberline software, Microsoft Excel, and Word preferable.  Strong knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical systems estimating.

Education Requirement: The successful candidate should have sufficient work related experience. A BS or MS [Engineering / Construction Management] graduate would be favorable.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:  Office responsibilities include, but are not limited to: generating estimating deliverables, ability to develop accurate conceptual cost models, understanding construction methods, productivity, equipment, systems and materials, keep track of current material & labor pricing including escalation, maintain relationships with subcontractors & material vendors, make meaningful value engineering contributions, ability to reconcile estimates with other consultants & design team, generating sound documentation for scope of work assumed in estimates, maintaining a well organized approach & disciplined work ethic.

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.



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